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Tilt Brings Augmented Reality Gaming To Android Wear Devices

12/29/2015, The idea of being able to play games on our smartwatches isn’t new, but for the most part games designed for the smartwatch does seem a little bit constrained, namely due to the screen size and also because the hardware in smartwatches aren’t quite on...

LG To Debut Vacuum Cleaner With Augmented Reality At CES 2016

12/21/2015, Augmented reality is a pretty cool piece of technology. For those unfamiliar, basically it overlays digital information on top of the real-world, so for example you could point your camera at an object, and digital information like its brand, size, and...

Amazon Envisions A Future With Glasses-Free Augmented Reality

12/03/2015, At the moment devices like Google Glass and Microsoft’s HoloLens sort of gives the wearer augmented reality thanks to a built-in screen on the headset. However thanks to a recently discovered Amazon patent, it has revealed that the company has...

Volkswagen Makes 3D Glasses Standard Issue For Logistics Personnel

11/24/2015, As cool as headsets like Google Glass would be for everyday use by regular folks, it seems that they might have more use in the industrial side. It was reported that earlier this year that despite Google deciding to discontinue Glass, it still has found a...

Google Glass Helped Doctors Unlocked A Coronary Artery

11/23/2015, We all know that Google will be revamping their Glass technology. However it seems that despite there being a new Glass in the works, existing users of Glass are still finding a lot of use in the current version. The most recent story we heard is over in...

Microsoft & Volvo To Work Together On Automotive Technology

11/20/2015, It is well-known that carmakers such as Volvo are working on self-driving vehicles. When exactly those vehicles will become available for purchase remains to be seen, but in the meantime it looks like the Swedish carmaker will be getting a bit of help...

Asus Confirms Development Of Augmented Reality Headset

11/12/2015, It was reported a couple of weeks back that Asus could make its own augmented reality headset, one that might take some inspiration from the Microsoft HoloLens. Today during an earnings webcast Asus CEO Jerry Shen confirmed that the company is indeed...

NEC Uses Augmented Reality To Project A Keyboard On Your Forearm

11/09/2015, NEC Crop has said that by using eyeglasses and a smartwatch it’s capable of projecting an augmented reality keyboard on a user’s forearm. It’s called the ARmKeypad and it relies upon the glasses to show the augmented reality keys to the...

Asus Might Develop Its Own Version Of HoloLens

10/19/2015, Earlier this year Microsoft showed off HoloLens and with it its augmented reality technology which enables the glasses to overlay digital images on real world objects. It’s going to take a long time before HoloLens is released for public consumers,...

Amazon Patents A Pair Of Smart Glasses

10/16/2015, Amazon is a company known as a retailer first and foremost, however they do make products like e-book readers as well as tablets and smartphones, although the latter isn’t doing that well. Interestingly enough it seems that Amazon might also be...

Mark Zuckerberg Confirms Facebook Has Plans For Augmented Reality

10/08/2015, With Facebook acquiring Oculus and essentially the Oculus Rift in the process, it would be easy to assume that virtual reality is the next platform that Facebook is looking at. However it turns out that is not all. Speaking at the Vanity Fair New...

Samsung Patents Augmented Reality Tech With Interactive Images

10/06/2015, The first iteration of Google Glass was a good idea. It has found a lot of use in various industries even though plans have been scrapped and a reboot is in order. For example factory workers can use it to display product information, shipping...

Google Patent Hints At Augmented Holograms For Glass Sequel

10/02/2015, As you all have heard, Google is working on a sequel to its Glass wearable. This is following the failure of the original Glass headset in which Google stated that they did not anticipate the hype and did not manage it properly, so here’s hoping that...