Chris Dixon crowdsourced this list of future platforms for innovation: Virtual reality Internet of things Wearable computers Cryptocurrencies / blockchain Self-driving cars Drones Brain-computer interfaces 3d printing Augmented reality...Show More Summary
While I've yet to see an augmented reality game (or app, for that matter) that uses augmented reality in a way that feels like much more than a gimmick, it's cool seeing Lego embrace technology more. Anyway, the way it works is to buy one of the Lego fusion sets, of which three are currently
Lego has begun selling its Fusion line of game sets that merge virtual and physical gameplay. Announced in June, the brick building sets allow kids to build structures using Lego bricks and translate the finished product into a digital medium by scanning it using the accompanying app. Show More Summary
The Skully AR-1 seems to be the world’s smartest motorcycle helmet, with an infinite focus heads up display, live feed from a rear camera, an audio and visual GPS navigation, Bluetooth connectivity to make calls or listen to music while riding, etc. Read the rest of the story at: Augmented reality motorcycle helmet: Skully AR-1
Formerly known as the P-1, Skully’s DOT/ECE-certified augmented reality motorcycle helmet has a rear view display that can also display maps and phone or SMS notifications. It also lets you control your phone’s music player.
Most of the time, when we talk about augmented reality, the image that is stuck in our minds would be that of scanning a QR code to be led to a special website on a particular handset or tablet, where you can then play a simple game with augmented reality (AR) being part of it. However, things just got a whole lot more serious with the introduction of the Skully,...
Military pilots wear expensive displays that show them relevant flight data as they scan the skies. Now a startup is brining the tech to the masses. When driving a car, it's easy to assess your surroundings--the road is visible, the other vehicles on the road are visible, the bumps are (usually) visible. Show More Summary
Integrating technology into vehicles safely is notoriously difficult. It’s also incredibly important—technology is going to be used on the road one way or another, so we might as well embrace attempts to get people to do so responsibly. Show More Summary
The Skully AR-1 is racing to be the world's first augmented reality motorcycle helmet, with turn-by-turn directions, music controls and Internet on its heads-up display.
A new augmented reality approach from researchers at UNC and Nvidia could revolutionize the industry -- and make advanced AR interfaces a reality.
Interview: CEO talks Facebook deal, control issues, and augmented reality.
Finally, you can see the Curiosity Rover land in your front yard and the MAVEN spacecraft hover over your roof. NASA has released a new-and-improved version of its Spacecraft 3D app to coincide with the second anniversary of Curiosity's landing on Mars. Read more...
Mark Zuckerberg's cultivation of virtual reality with platforms bought for billions ($2 billion, Oculus VR) in order to make billions and to please billions drew these words from the FB entrepreneur: "One day we believe this kind ofShow More Summary
Displaying your speed on the windshield can be handy for keeping under the speed limit, but Continental is taking things to the next level with its Augmented Reality Head-up Display (AR-HUD) prototype. In addition to showing your current...Show More Summary
The Holographic Augmented Reality Future Has Arrived (Again)
Solar rechargers, community calendars, augmented reality. Is this the public terminal of the future? This article contains interviews with Nicholas Sbordone, spokesman for the Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications,...Show More Summary
Augmented reality (AR) remains limited in it’s day-to-day applications for most consumers today. If you mention “augmented reality” on the street, people think about scanning their favorite magazine with their smartphone, and having a coupon or 3-D image pop up. This hasn’t exactly been a “game-changer” for brands or marketers in most industries, but some… Read More
Intelligent interfaces and augmented reality UIs have been around for quite some time but they've never really hit the nail on the head in terms of execution and utility. Futuristic UI was very common back in the Flash days where we could see all sorts of animations and interactions despite the fact that we didn't have any real tactical devices. Show More Summary
Hunter Research and Technology is excited to offer its flagship augmented reality navigation app Theodolite for 50% off during a special sale. Theodolite is great for outdoor enthusiasts, professionals, students, teachers, explorers, and high-tech gadget lovers. 1