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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...

HoloLens For Enterprise Will Be Coming Next Year

09/18/2015, If you’re a gamer looking to advantage of the Microsoft HoloLens for gaming, chances are you might have to wait until 2020 before you can get your hands on it. However if you’re an enterprise user or a developer, your turn might come a lot sooner than...

HoloLens Might Only Be Available In 5 Years

09/16/2015, When Microsoft announced the HoloLens earlier this year, it was clear that unlike companies such as Facebook, HTC, Samsung, or Sony, Microsoft seemed to believe that augmented reality was the future. Or at the very least they were more interested in that...

Apple Hires Former HoloLens Engineer, Fuels AR Rumors

08/31/2015, We know that Microsoft is looking into augmented reality with the HoloLens, an interesting direction given that many companies appear to be focusing on virtual reality at the moment. However could Apple be interested in heading down the augmented reality...

Oculus Does Not Think Augmented Reality Is Compelling Enough

08/13/2015, There are plenty of ways we can watch our TV shows, movies, or play our video games. This is traditionally done via a monitor or a TV, although in recent years we have seen technology introduced such as 3D displays, augmented reality, and virtual reality,...

Augmented World Expo 8-10 June 2015

06/03/2015,   From X-ray vision to teleportation, augmented and virtual realty, wearables and the Internet of Things are bringing “Superpowers to the People”.  These new technologies are enabling us to be better at anything we do in work and life,...

Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Company Metaio

05/29/2015, If you have been following the tech scene, you have probably heard of the company called Metaio. They specialize in augmented reality technology and previously we have seen their works in the form of interactive catalogues as well as dynamic car showrooms...

Microsoft HoloLens Review: My Experience

05/05/2015, Since it was first revealed to a friendly group of reporters in January, HoloLens has enjoyed a great wave of positive comments, but depending on one’s own experience with Augmented Reality (AR), each person will have a different take on it. I always...

BMW Looking Into Augmented Reality Driving Glasses For The Mini

04/20/2015, The car’s dashboard lets the driver see information like their speed, petrol, temperature, RPM, and etc, but it seems that BMW is trying to reinvent the dashboard by creating a pair of augmented reality driving glasses aimed at Mini drivers. At the...