The latest version of the Foursquare app for Windows Phone 8 is now available – adding an augmented reality experience, exclusive to Nokia Lumia smartphones. Nokia, Microsoft and Foursquare have been working closely together to create a redesigned Foursquare app that … Continue reading ?
For parents looking for educational toys, a hardware startup developed electronic buildings blocks and a companion augmented reality app that make for an interactive learning experience. Founded by Tarun Pondicherry and Josh Chan, LightUp...Show More Summary
Defaced 1.0, the new iPhone app created by London based developers Apellio, combines creative tools with some of the most advanced features of the iPhone, such as facial recognition and augmented reality. This enables users to deface pictures of their friends and distort and enhance what they see through the lens of their camera. The [...]Show More Summary
Chris Angelini of Tom’s Hardware let his two-year-old try out the Google Glass augmented reality headset and recorded a video of getting juice and playing with toys from his son’s perspective. via PetaPixel
In today’s News Roundup, Google’s questioned over taxes in Ireland, Pinterest gets a brand-friendly update, Rapidshare suffers massive layoffs, augmented reality sees the perks of Valve co-founder’s intellectual property, smart apps take over Mercedes Benz, the impending Xbox launch raises questions … Continue reading ?
Sensopia raises $1.2 million in funding to improve reality augmenting app MagicPlan and released a development kit to make it embeddable in other applications.
Why Valve let two fired engineers keep its secret augmented reality project
Pioneering Application for InvenSense's ® 6-Axis MotionTracking ™ SoC in "Intelligent Headset ™ " from GN Store Nord MPU-6500 enables Head Tracking for Contextual Awareness and Audio Augmented Reality Applications SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- InvenSense, Inc. Show More Summary
Sensopia, a company which actually uncovered a practical application for augmented reality, has raised a $1.2 million Series A round for its floor plan capturing application called “MagicPlan.” The app allows users to hold up their phone...Show More Summary
We all know about our five senses: sight, smell, taste, touch and hearing. Many people believe we also have a kinesthetic sense, which is what some folks believe is a sort of spiritual sense — for instance, when they perceive another person is in a room with them even though the other person is behind them and hasn’t made a sound. Show More Summary
Valve was at work on a set of augmented reality glasses when several employees were let go back in the winter. Two of them are continuing to work on the project, with the company's blessings. The Verge has video of it in action. Read more...
Google Glass made the world at large aware of the existence and potential of augmented reality headsets and heads-up displays. Surely we’ll see more and more similar devices appear. In fact, one…
If you’re interested in Augmented Reality (AR), Augmented World Expo 2013 (AWE 2013) is a window to the future through which we can see new technology that could change our lives in various fields such as education, health, emergency services, … Continue reading ?
German car company lets busy buyers see under the hood of their cars and test the handling from their phones.
The UltimARker lets users see what their item will look like while its being made.
In an exclusive party earlier this week a startup we’ve had our eye on was secretly partying with Prince Harry, David Cameron, Eric Schmidt and Pete Cashmore, we learned today during our interview with one of the cofounders. Check out this slideshow to see what caught their attention.
In an exclusive party earlier this week a startup we’ve had our eye on was secretly partying with Prince Harry, David Cameron, Eric Schmidt, and Pete Cashmore, we learned today during our interview with one of the cofounders. Blippar,...Show More Summary
This is how you know you're not at an Apple conference. At Google I/O today, Google's holding a session on voiding your Google Glass warranty.
Google sure knows how to throw a geek fest. The After Hours party after the first day of Google I/O was packed full of augmented reality, food, fun, dancing, Billy Idol and... robots. Lots and lots of robots. It was hard not to miss the robots, considering that the main bar on the third floor of Moscone West had three robots mixing cocktails. Show More Summary
Augmented reality has arrived for smartphones and advertising agencies have taken note. Blippar CEO Ambarish Mitra joins digits.