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IKEA Unveils New Augmented Reality Catalogue

08/05/2013, While IKEA might be primarily known as a manufacturer of furniture, recently the company has begun to embrace technology by offering up an augmented reality catalogue in which those reading the catalogue will be able to scan the magazine with their...

Häagen-Dazs Launches Concerto Timer App With AR Technology

08/01/2013, When you think about premium ice cream, then I am quite sure that the name Häagen-Dazs would definitely pop into your mind. Well, for those of you who love the taste as well as texture of Häagen-Dazs, you might be pleased to hear that the premium ice...

JobLens Augmented Reality Job Search App

07/28/2013, Are you currently looking for a job in an economy that certainly needs more than a shot in the arm? Well, searching for jobs might not be any easier than last year, but perhaps it can be more fun. How so, you ask? Nokia has launched an augmented reality...

Google Glass Augmented Reality Apps Are A Possibility

05/07/2013, On the face of it, it looks like developers can’t make full augmented reality apps for Google Glass. There could be a number of reasons for that, perhaps Google wants to wait before it lets developers do that, or perhaps there’s a concern that...

Apple Awarded New Augmented Reality Patent

03/19/2013, Apple has been awarded a new augmented reality patent. The technology is for mobile and other devices which can overly information about objects to which the device is pointed towards. The patent is called Synchronized, interactive augmented reality...

Golden-i Brings Infrared Vision to Police

03/12/2013, Police officers and other emergency services personnel may soon possess Robocop-like abilities, thanks to the Golden-i headset. This device is similar in appearance to the Glass project by Google. However, it has the ability to see through walls using...

Metaio with ST-Ericsson Built First Augmented Reality Hardware

02/21/2013, [MWC 2013] Today, Metaio announced an agreement with ST-Ericsson, in which the semi conductor manufacturer agrees to integrate  Metaio’s Augmented Reality hardware IP, also known as “AREngine”, into its upcoming mobile platforms via the...

Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror

02/18/2013, Little girls have their toys as well, but here is something that you might want to check out for those who are more tech-oriented, with the unveiling of the Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror that happened at the International Toy Fair by Mattel just last...

teamLabHanger Makes Shopping More Interactive

01/16/2013, Shopping gets even more interactive these days as retailers compete for every single lurking dollar out there, and here we are with teamLab and their teamLabHanger product which is on display at the VQNQUISH Ikebukuro PARCO store. How does the...

Nokia City Lens dumps beta tag

09/10/2012, It was at Nokia’s New York event that saw the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820 unveiled to the world, in addition to an offline version of Nokia Maps that delivered voice guided turn-by-turn navigation and venue maps, making it function more or less...

Sony LiveAction AR features a Japanese schoolgirl

08/24/2012, We live in a stereotypical world, and hence, it is no surprise to hear that Sony attempts to correct the deficiencies that are associated with the field of augmented reality, especially that niggling feeling of interacting with a lively albeit unrealistic...

EyeRing voice-activated augmented reality device for the blind

08/10/2012, Technology has paved the way for new advances in the field of medicine. We’ve already seen apps such as the Busalert app and the Georgie Android app for the visually impaired. But the researchers over at MIT were able to develop a camera-equipped...

Google Glass will reach consumer in 2014 says Google Co-Founder

06/28/2012, We already knew that developers would get their hands on the Explorer Edition of Google Glass device in 6 months or so (for $1500), but Sergei Brin has confirmed to Bloomberg at Google IO that consumers would have to wait until 2014 until they can buy the...