Wearables are out and augmented reality is in over at Intel. CNBC is reporting that Intel completely shuttered its wearables division just two weeks ago, and the New Technologies group that housed the division is now focused on augmented reality. From one fad to another, Intel is trying to chase the next big thing. More »
Summary: Eye-tracking technology is finally making its way to the beauty space, thanks to a new partnership between Smashbox and the industry’s favorite augmented reality provider, ModiFace. As an exclusive partner of ModiFace’s popular iOS and Android app MakeUp (which allows customers to virtually try on…)
Pokemon Go craze prompted a Wisconsin county to regulate AR game play.
Intel's done with wearables and focusing instead on augmented reality, reports CNBC.
Pokemon Go launched just over a year ago and quickly became the most popular mobile game of all time. Even now, during what is generally considered a decline period for the augmented reality game, it is still in the top five for daily users, dwarfing most of the competition. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Presence Capital — one of the earliest venture capital firms to focus on virtual reality and augmented reality startups — is today announcing that it has made 33 investments. That’s a lot of investments for a fund that was announced in December 2015. Presence Capital has invested in Baobab Studios, Bigscreen, Harmonix, Nomadic, Meta, Resolution Games, […]
Lenovo has been sharing some of its visions of the future at its annual Tech World Innovation summit in Shanghai. If the next generation augmented reality, digital assistant and health monitoring concepts are any indication, the company...Show More Summary
The Venture Reality Fund released its augmented reality landscape for the second quarter, and the research shows that 150 companies are focused on a wide range of AR technologies. The Venture Reality Fund, which has raised $50 million to invest in AR and virtual reality startups, said it saw a 60 percent increase in the […]
Today at Lenovo’s third annual Tech World innovation summit, the company showed off their vision for the future in the form of a number of concept devices which leverage AI for some of their capabilities. One of the devices was daystAR,...Show More Summary
Intel has reportedly laid off the few employees working in its health wearables division, which includes fitness trackers and the Basis smartwatch, as the company refocuses on augmented reality.
It’s been over two years since Google’s early attempt at wearable augmented reality blew up in their face. In 2015, Google finally had to admit that Google Glass in its then-current form wasn’t going to work as a consumer device after...Show More Summary
Apple’s ARKit has many very excited, but as long as you have to hold your iPhone or iPad in front of your eyes with your hands it will always be a gimmicky solution. Startup Mira, however, appears to have solved that issue rather cheaply...Show More Summary
Augmented reality startup Blippar has brought facial recognition technology to its app, some seven months after first announcing it. In a major strategic shift, Blippar also said it would license the new technology to third parties to...Show More Summary
In this week's spotlight, we take a look at the Virtualitics data visualization company and how they use augmented and virtual reality to help analyze data.
Onsite inspections have long been a standard tool for food safety training and enforcement efforts, but wearable technology and augmented reality are combining to change that with Google Glass. EyeSucceed, a technology company focusing...Show More Summary
Apple iPhone users are about to get their first augmented reality headset with a Los Angeles, CA. company announcing that they were preparing to launch a product that costs an affordable $99. The company goes by the name of Mira Labs Inc. Show More Summary
Google Glass is back, but this time the much-hyped, yet oft-ridiculed eyewear isn’t leaving the workplace. On Tuesday, Google announced the launch of Glass Enterprise Edition, a second version of the augmented reality gadget intended for use in warehouses, hospitals and factories — where Glass...
It’s been said that augmented/virtual reality is the fourth wave of consumer technology, and that AR could become much bigger than VR. But AR itself is not one giant wave, it’s a set of four big ones: mobile AR software, mobile AR hardware, tethered smartglasses and standalone smartglasses. Show More Summary
This time its businesses and not consumers who are the focus of the augmented reality glasses from Google.