Articles about Augmented Reality (AR)

Augmented Reality Contact Lenses Could Soon Become A Reality
When it comes to augmented reality (AR) based wearables, we’ve mostly seen them come in the form of smart glasses. However, the problem with such devices is that they’re big and sometimes a bit bulky, making them something you wouldn’t necessarily want to wear all the time.

Spinity by STYL Connected Pen with AR Game
In those digital times, people need help to keep focused and concentrated more than ever. STYL has created the perfect solution: Spinity, a connected pen made for playing that aims at improving concentration, brain activity, and dexterity while delivering the same features as “dumb” pens.The idea is unique and comes from the need to focus better and go back to vintage games when kids (and adults) were playing with physical […]

Apple’s AR Headset Could Use Holographic Imaging
The problem with wearable headsets is that it can be cumbersome, especially for those who already wear glasses. This means that the added weight of the frame and the glasses could make it too heavy to be used for extended periods of time. However, it seems that Apple could have a rather unique and novel solution to that problem: holographic imaging.

You Might Soon Be Able To Play Pokemon GO On Augmented Reality Glasses
The concept of augmented reality gaming isn’t really all that new, but admittedly it took off in a huge way when Niantic launched Pokemon GO. We imagine that the popularity of the Pokemon franchise probably played a big role in helping the game achieve its success, but regardless, it did help take AR gaming to the mainstream.

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Report Claims Apple’s AR Headset Could Eventually Replace The iPhone
Apple’s iPhone has been around for a decade now, and just like the feature phones before it, we’re sure that eventually there will come a time when smartphones will be replaced with something else. But the question is, what could it be? According to a report from The Information (paywall), it could be an augmented reality (AR) headset.

Apple’s 2020 iPad Pros Could Come With 3D Sensors
We know that Apple has been dabbling in the realm of augmented reality for a while now. In fact, in the next few years, if the rumors are true, the company could actually be planning on launching an AR/VR headset with a pair of lightweight AR glasses coming in 2023. However, it seems that we could get a taste of what’s to come in 2020.

Apple’s AR Headset Might Have Been ‘Delayed’ To 2021 Or 2022
We have been hearing for a long time now that Apple is working on an augmented reality (AR) headset. When exactly that device will launch is up for debate, although recently we have heard that Apple could be close where it could launch in 2020. This is according to notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who has in the past proven to be very accurate with his predictions.

Apple Reportedly Partnering With Valve For Its AR Headset
For a while we have been hearing the rumors that Apple could be working on an augmented reality headset. In fact, according to the predictions of a very well-connected analyst, it seems that 2020 could actually be the year that we see such a headset debut from the Cupertino company.

Google’s Pixel 4 Packaging Comes With A Hidden AR Surprise
While it looks like Google could be done on the virtual reality front, it seems that the company is still very much interested in augmented reality (AR), so much so that according to a report from 9to5Google, it has been revealed that the packaging of the Google Pixel 4 actually comes with a hidden AR Easter Egg surprise.

Analyst Predicts Apple’s AR Headset Will Launch In 2020
For a while now we have been hearing rumors that Apple could be looking to launch an augmented reality (AR) headset. How true that is remains to be seen, but Apple’s interest in AR is pretty well-known, having launched features on iOS that takes advantage of the technology while also acquiring companies specializing in the tech.

Instagram To Use AR To Help Boost Its Shopping Platform
Instagram had initially started as a platform for users to share photos with each other, but it has since grown to become more than just that. It has become a platform where businesses can use it to announce upcoming products or services, and in some instances, even allow users to shop on it.

Missed That Hot Sneaker Drop? GOAT’s AR Feature Will Let You ‘Try’ Them On
For a lot of us, shoes are meant to be worn and to protect our feet or used for specific purposes like running, hiking, and so on. However, the sneakerhead community has changed the way we look at shoes, where shoes have become a hot commodity where some collect sneakers just for the sake of collection and not to wear.

IKEA’s Place Augmented Reality App Gets An Upgrade
If you’ve ever wondered what a piece of furniture looks like in your home before you buy it, you might be familiar with the fact the Swedish furniture maker, IKEA, has an app called “Place” that uses augmented reality (AR) to help overlay furniture from the company’s catalogue into your room.

Facebook To Develop AR Smart Glasses With Ray-Ban
We knew that Facebook was already working on developing augmented reality glasses as one of its key research tasks on AR/VR. However, there has been no significant progress with that line of work, until now.CNBC reported that Facebook is looking for a partnership with Ray-Ban’s parent company Luxottica. With their help, Facebook can complete the project codenamed ‘Orion’ and make the smart glasses available for consumers between 2023 to 2025 […]