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Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Takes Google’s Tango To The Next Level

06/28/2016, Just recently, Lenovo launched the PHAB2 Pro, the first commercial handset equipped with Project Tango (official site), a Google software that makes a phone particularly aware of its physical surrounding. Built like a portable cousin of Kinect, Tango...

Apple Granted Patent That Hints At Augmented Reality Plans

06/14/2016, With all the focus being on augmented and virtual reality at the moment, it isn’t surprising to see many companies react to this trend. While it has not been officially announced by Apple, word on the street is that the Cupertino company is looking into...

US Navy Developing Diving Helmet With Built-In HUD

06/03/2016, If you’ve ever seen deep sea divers, you know that they wear diving helmets as a means to protect themselves, like in the event they lose consciousness in which breathable air via oxygen tanks can continue to be delivered into the helmet until the diver...

Microsoft Outlook And Calendar Apps Now Available On The HoloLens

06/02/2016, Checking your email and calendar on your smartphone or tablet isn’t new, and if you’re wondering what the future of computing might look like, Microsoft might have an idea as they have recently released their Outlook and Calendar app for the HoloLens...

Microsoft To Open Its Windows Holographic Platform To Partners

06/01/2016, Right now how we interface with computers is through a screen, a mouse, and a keyboard. This has been the way since a decade or more ago, but with technology like virtual and augmented reality starting to become mainstream, we are starting to see new ways...

The New Yorker Includes Augmented Reality Cover On Its Magazine

05/09/2016, With devices like the iPad and the Kindle e-readers, there are many out there who are started to adopt digital books and magazines. After all not only are they cheaper, but because they’re digital you more or less are able to keep your entire collection...

Japan Airline To Use Hololens For Flight Service Staff Training

04/19/2016, When it comes to training staff for jobs, there are numerous ways one can go about it. Companies can host workshops where staff are briefed on what they need to do. There are training videos which shows how they should service customers. There is also on...

Google’s Focus Reportedly More On AR, Not On VR

04/05/2016, With so many big name tech companies hopping on board the virtual reality bandwagon, it did not come as a surprise to learn that according to the rumors, Google has bigger plans for virtual reality apart from the Google Cardboard headset. However it seems...

Microsoft Shows Off Star Wars-Like Holographic Communication

03/27/2016, Star Wars fans have long dreamed up communicating via holograms like they do in Star Wars but that hasn’t really been possible. Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality technology holds promise and the company has been showing off the various...

Intel Reportedly Planning Their Own Augmented Reality Headset

03/04/2016, Big name tech companies appear to be investing heavily into virtual reality. In fact the technology has also reportedly gotten companies like Google and Apple more invested than before. However on the other side, augmented reality isn’t really getting...

Meta Augmented Reality Headset Can Be Yours For $949

03/03/2016, While companies like Oculus and HTC are pushing virtual reality aggressively, Microsoft seems to be content building its augmented reality with the HoloLens. In fact just the other day Microsoft put up the headset for pre-order for $3,000 for the...

Microsoft HoloLens Dev Kit Up For Pre-Order

02/29/2016, Virtual reality might be billed as the next frontier of gaming, but as far as Microsoft is concerned, their focus seems to be on augmented reality with the HoloLens. Now if you’re interested in developing for the headset and the platform, you will be...

Microsoft Taking Their Time With The HoloLens

02/21/2016, With virtual reality becoming more popular and with more companies getting into it, you would think that Microsoft might be interested in getting out their HoloLens as soon as possible, especially if they hope to compete in a VR world. Unfortunately if...