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Hayo Turns Your Gestures Into Controls For Your Smart Appliances

02/08/2017, The concept of using gestures to control objects isn’t new. We’ve seen that in old technology like the clapper where clapping your hands turns the lights on or off. However its function was a bit limited, and with our homes these days becoming...

Snap To Broaden Availability Of Spectacles This Year

02/04/2017, Last year Snap, Snapchat’s parent company, launched Spectacles. For those unfamiliar, Spectacles is basically a pair of augmented reality glasses with a camera built into it. It seemed like a novel concept but yet many were snapping up (pun intended)...

Snap Testing Out ‘Smarter Lenses’

02/01/2017, One of Snapchat’s defining features would be its “lenses”. These are basically filters for real-life where thanks to the use of augmented reality, it allows users to augment things like their faces by introducing some pretty funny and crazy filters....

Microsoft HoloLens Sales Aren’t That High

01/29/2017, Microsoft introduced its HoloLens augmented reality headset about a year back. Since it’s a first-generation product, it’s not really meant for the average joe. Microsoft made it clear from the get go that this product is meant for developers...

ODG’s New Augmented Reality Glasses Are Meant For Consumers

01/12/2017, You may not have heard of the Osterhout Design Group. It’s a company that primarily makes medical and industrial heads-up displays. At the Consumer Electronics Show 2017, it unveiled two new augmented reality glasses that are focused towards...

Apple & Carl Zeiss Rumored To Partner For AR Glasses

01/09/2017, It is no secret that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook views augmented reality as being “better” than virtual reality, which would seem to suggest that augmented reality products could be in the pipeline for the company. Now it seems that more details about...

Ubergizmo Best of CES 2017

01/07/2017, Out of the tens of thousands of new products, applications and services introduced at CES, here are the ones who caught our eyes. Although CES 2017 is incredibly diverse, many of the products represented here show strong underlying trends that are of...

Huawei Wants In On The Tango AR Smartphone Bandwagon

01/06/2017, Lenovo was first out of the door with a Tango-based augmented reality (AR) smartphone when they launched the Lenovo PHAB 2 Pro last year. Then earlier this week, ASUS also announced their take on the Tango technology by announcing the ASUS ZenFone AR, a...

ASUS ZenFone AR Announced, A Tango-Enabled Daydream-Ready Phone

01/04/2017, [CES 2017] While Lenovo might have been the first out of the door with a Tango-enabled phone, it seems that ASUS might have beaten them to the punch as being the first to offer up a phone that is not only Tango-enabled, but also a Daydream-ready handset...

New Grush Augmented Reality Toothbrush Game & Hardware Launched

01/04/2017, [CES 2017] Smart toothbrushes aren’t new, and in fact Kolibree might have even taken things to the next level with the AI-powered Ara. However Grush differs from the competition by being an a smart toothbrush with games that kids can play while brushing...

Microsoft Sees A Future Where Augmented Reality Can Find Lost Keys

12/30/2016, We’re sure we’ve all been in that situation where you search high and low for something, like your watch, keys, wallet, or glasses, only to realize after an exhaustive and frustrating search that they were right in front of you, and in your haste...

Snap Looking To Boost AR Capabilities With Latest Acquisition

12/26/2016, With its various filters and the launch of Spectacles, Snap’s interest in augmented reality technology is hardly a secret. In fact it seems that the company could be looking to boost their AR capabilities because in a report from The Calcalist (as...

Moto Z Could Get Tango AR Functionality Through A Moto Mod

11/30/2016, Earlier this year, Lenovo launched the PHAB 2 Pro, the world’s first smartphone to utilize Google’s Project Tango technology. However with it being the only smartphone in the world to feature this tech, it also means that users don’t really have a...