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HTC Vive And World Economic Forum Will Create Change With AR/VR

01/22/2018, The VR/AR for Impact initiative was launched by HTC at the World Economic Forum last year. The $10 million program aims to drive virtual reality and augmented reality content to create positive impact and change in support of the United Nation’s...

Apple Reportedly Met Up With AR Component Suppliers At CES 2018

01/12/2018, While one of the aspects of CES is for companies to announce new products, advancements in technology, prototypes, and so on, there is also a lot that goes behind the scenes, where companies might meet up with each other to discuss partnerships, show off...

Kolibree Magik Toothbrush Makes Teeth-Cleaning Fun With AR

01/07/2018, [CES 2018] We are living in the age of technology where even the simplest of objects are starting to get smarter. You guys might recall a company named Kolibree who has in the past been transforming the humble toothbrush into a hi-tech gadget, and this...


Pokemon Go Apple ARKit Update Might Be Out Soon

12/20/2017, According to a new report, Niantic might release an update for Pokemon Go later today which will bring support for Apple’s ARKit feature. ARKit was introduced with iOS 11 earlier this year. It’s a new framework which enables developers to...

Magic Leap One Augmented Reality Goggles Finally Revealed

12/20/2017, Magic Leap has been working on an augmented reality device for a few years now and the company has finally shown it off today. The company today revealed the “creator edition” of the Magic Leap One, it’s much anticipated augmented...

Google’s Project Tango Will Shut Down March 1, 2018

12/15/2017, Last year the Lenovo Phab 2 was launched, and while Lenovo launching a new phone wouldn’t have raised too many eyebrows, what made the Phab 2 different is that it is the world’s first Project Tango smartphone. For those unfamiliar, Project Tango is...

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Update Brings New Characters

12/14/2017, Lenovo and Disney announced the Star Wars: Jedi Challenge augmented reality game experience in August. The game is produced by Disney and is powered by Lenovo’s hardware. The package contains a Lenovo Mirage AR headset, Lightsaber Controller, and...

Starbucks Shanghai Lets Customers Tour Its Store Using AR

12/05/2017, Despite primarily being known for its coffee, Starbucks is an F&B outlet that has been quick to embrace all kinds of tech. For example the company has installed wireless chargers in some of its outlets to allow for wireless charging. They’ve also...

Niantic To Revamp Their First AR Game ‘Ingress’ In 2018

12/05/2017, These days many might associate developer Niantic with Pokemon GO, but for those who are unfamiliar, Niantic actually started out as a startup under Google where they debuted an augmented reality (AR) game called Ingress way back in 2012, although it’s...

Apple Manufacturer Quanta Lands Deal To Make AR Displays

12/04/2017, There have been multiple rumors to suggest that Apple could be working on an augmented reality (AR) headset, and now according to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple could be one step closer to making it a reality. This is thanks to one of Apple’s...

Snapchat Launches New Contextual Filters

11/27/2017, Snapchat’s eagerness to embrace augmented reality technology for use in their app is hardly a secret. In fact while AR tech isn’t exactly new, you could almost say that Snapchat help popularize it, leading to a rise in AR-based filters and apps that...