The second edition of the AR Summit has been not only a networking event for AR providers and companies interested in augmented reality, but also an awards celebration for those “excelling within their field”. Big names such as ARM, Layar or Qualcomm have been present
Harry Potter fans out there: this one is for you! During the recent E3 Expo, Sony has revealed a new type of entertainment for their Playstation consoles based on augmented reality. And what better way to portray this than by partnering with the multi-billion franchise of the young wizard boy saga.
Imagine a future where every object in your house is fully customised to your tastes and needs; where every form, colour and even size are only limited by your imagination. In this world you create what you want, how and when you want it. And this idealistic future could soon become reality through 3D Printing.
After iPhone’s first multi-touch screen and after Kinect’s breakthrough in gesture-tracking controls there’s another player in town which promises to bring its predecessors to their knees: Leap Motion. Unheard until a few days ago, this start-up from San Francisco wants to bring the two above
Google’s Project Glass promotional video has not only stirred up the augmented reality enthusiasts with a range of features that look as if they were taken from a Sci-Fi movie but it also raised many question marks about the user interface (UI) of these AR
With the advent of augmented reality technologies in recent years and with rumours regarding new AR developments from big tech giants such as Apple, Microsoft and Google there is no surprise that AR Summit made it to the second edition. Industry advocates, leading technology providers and companies looking to explore the future of AR are now all brought together under one roof for the only augmented reality summit in the UK.
Weight loss, shape building diets, supplements and exercise programmes have become some of the most discussed subjects within the last 20 years and their popularity is only expected to grow. And now it is augmented reality’s turn to enter this lucrative market with what could
Another month, another augmented reality-related patent. And this time it is Microsoft’s turn again. If an augmented reality HUD is already a thing of the past (in terms of patent applications), the tech giant refocused their energy on what every AR experience should also have: a high quality 3D surround sound system.
What do you do when watching passively a film on a screen does no longer excite your cinephile senses despite the latest 3D HD video and sound technologies? You can truly become part of the cinematic experience through augmented reality.
The secret Google X Labs research on augmented reality glasses has finally been made public under the name Project Glass. Posted on Google+, the short introduction to the project is followed by photos and a concept video. The minimalistic design is slightly different from the