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Amazon Patent Hints At Using Augmented Reality For Shopping

07/26/2017, We’ve seen how successful Niantic was with using augmented reality (AR) for games like Pokemon GO. However apart from gaming, could augmented reality be used for other things? In a recently discovered patent filed by Amazon, it seems that the company...

Intel Has Reportedly Disbanded Its Wearable Division

07/20/2017, When Intel acquired Basis, it appeared as though the company was interested in pursuing the wearables market. However according to a report from CNBC (via AppleInsider), the publication cited sources who claims that Intel has apparently disbanded its...

The Mira Prism Is An iPhone Compatible Augmented Reality Headset

07/18/2017, Just last month, Apple made their intentions pretty clear when they announced the ARKit SDK at WWDC 2017. We’ve known that Apple has always had an interest in augmented reality (AR), but the launch of the SDK actually signalled that Apple was looking to...


iPhone 8 Could Feature Rear-Facing 3D Sensor For Augmented Reality

07/12/2017, With the launch of ARKit at WWDC 2017, Apple pretty much confirmed that their interest in augmented reality (AR) is more than just a passing one. Now according to a report from Fast Company, it seems that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 could actually contain...

Acura To Live Stream Augmented Reality Race On Facebook

07/10/2017, Acura, the luxury car brand owned by Honda, has announced that it’s going to live stream an augmented reality race on Facebook Live. The augmented reality race has been set up to promote the company’s new 2018 TLX A-Spec sedan. The race is...

Airbnb And Apple’s ARKit Seem Like A Match Made In Heaven

06/28/2017, Given that every home is laid out differently, if you’re someone who uses Airbnb a lot when you travel, you’re probably aware that where one host might keep certain things won’t necessarily be the same with another, especially if you’re in a...

Apple’s Latest Acquisition Fuels AR Headset Rumors

06/26/2017, According to the rumors, Apple could be working on an augmented reality (AR) headset, and the company’s latest acquisition could be hinting at that. In a report from MacRumors, it seems that Apple might have acquired a company in Germany called...

Nike Is Turning To Augmented Reality To Sell Sneakers

06/26/2017, If you’re looking to buy a pair of sneakers, you’ve got options that include going online or going to a brick and mortar retail shop. However Nike is changing that up by announcing a new app called SNKRS, which is an augmented reality-based app that...

AR/VR Headset Shipments Estimated To Hit 100 Million By 2021

06/20/2017, It is no secret that in the future, technology such as augmented and virtual reality will be playing a big part of our lives.  For example VR gaming is starting to gain steam, while AR-based apps and devices such as Google’s Project Tango are allowing...

Apple And IKEA To Team Up For Augmented Reality Furniture App

06/19/2017, So it has always been a pretty well-known fact that Apple is interested in augmented reality, and that was made much clearer during WWDC when Apple announced ARKit that helps developers create AR-based apps for iOS devices. This is also why it doesn’t...

Snap’s Second-Gen Spectacles Could Feature Augmented Reality

06/12/2017, Unlike Google Glass, Snap’s Spectacles appear to be slightly more well-received, at least by the general public who haven’t reacted quite so violently to the idea of that someone could be recording them without their knowledge. This success is also...

ASUS ZenFone AR Will Be Coming To The US This July

05/29/2017, While Lenovo might have been the first one on the scene to launch a Project Tango-enabled smartphone, it looks like its competitor ASUS wasn’t too far behind as the company announced earlier this year the ZenFone AR. However the question is when will it...

UK Airport Installs Bluetooth Beacons For AR-Based Indoor Navigation

05/25/2017, Indoor based navigation isn’t new and in some instances, Google Maps actually offers up such features. However it isn’t always ideal, but it seems that over in the UK’s Gatwick Airport, they have recently installed 2,000 Bluetooth beacons within the...

ASUS ZenFone AR Confirmed For Release This Summer

05/18/2017, Earlier this year at CES 2017, the folks at ASUS took the wraps off a smartphone in the form of the ASUS ZenFone AR. What made this particular handset interesting is the fact that it is a Project Tango device, which means that Lenovo is no longer the only...