Articles about Augmented Reality (AR)

Pac-Man Geo Wants To Take Pac-Man Into The Real World
Pac-Man is arguably one of the most iconic arcade games in existence, and while it has undergone various iterations over the years, we think the latest version could be a rather interesting one. Dubbed Pac-Man Geo, this is a new game announced by Bandai Namco that takes Pac-Man into the real world through the use of augmented reality.

Apple TV+ Could Start Featuring Augmented Reality Content Next Year
It is hardly a secret that Apple is a massive fan of augmented reality (AR) tech, so much so that according to a report from Bloomberg, it seems that the company could be looking to incorporate AR content into its Apple TV+ video streaming service starting in 2021.

Apple’s AR Glasses Could Turn Any Surface Into A Touchscreen
One of the things Apple does really well is how they integrate their products with each other. While you could own an iPhone and run a Windows computer, owning a Mac computer would unlock certain features like AirDrop and Continuity. This is why we can’t say we’re surprised at the discovery of this latest patent for Apple’s AR glasses.

Apple’s AR Glasses Could Offer Enhanced Privacy For The iPhone
According to the rumors, Apple is said to be working on a pair of AR glasses. What the company plans on doing with these glasses is unclear, but now in a patent discovered by AppleInsider, it seems that one of the potential uses for Apple’s wearable headset could be enhanced privacy for iPhone users.

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Inventor Creates A Virtual Time Machine That Lets Him Travel Back In Time
Time machines are usually the stuff of science fiction, and whether or not this is something that humans will be able to achieve one day is really anyone’s guess. However, inventor Lucas has created a pretty awesome alternative, where through devices like Snap’s Spectacles, he has created a virtual time machine that lets him travel back in the time in a manner of speaking.

Lenses For Apple’s AR Glasses Reportedly Enters Trial Production
We have been hearing rumors for a while now that Apple has been working on a pair of AR glasses. When exactly it will launch remains to be seen, but it seems that we could be inching closer towards it being released because according to a report from The Information (paywall), it seems that trial production could be starting soon.

OnePlus Will Be Launching Its New Smartphone Using Augmented Reality
According to the rumors, OnePlus was said to be working on a new mid-range smartphone. It turns out the rumors were right and according to an announcement by OnePlus, they will be officially revealing the handset, known as the OnePlus Nord, on the 21st of July through augmented reality.

Google’s Interest In AR Headsets Could Still Be Very Much Alive And Well
Several years ago, Google surprised everyone with the announcement of Google Glasses, complete with a fancy introduction video that was honestly, impressive. However, while the tech and concept was impressive, it failed to catch on in the mainstream, and as such, the project was eventually killed off for the most part.

You Can Soon Interact With Apple’s Devices Without Touching The Display
It seems that in the near future, users of Apple’s devices will soon be able to interact with them without necessarily having to touch it. This is thanks to Apple’s updated Vision framework in which starting in iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur, developers will be able to update their apps to detect things like gestures, hand poses, and the human body.

Apple Reportedly Worked On Two Different Headsets
If the word on the street is to be believed, Apple is apparently working on some kind of wearable headset. Exactly what they might be working on is unclear, but thanks to a new Bloomberg report, it seems that the Cupertino company was working not just on one headset, but apparently two.

Bose Calls It Quits On Its Augmented Reality Efforts
When you think of Bose, you might think of the company that makes headphones. However, in the past couple of years, Bose has expanded on what they do and dipped their toes into augmented reality with a pair of smart glasses. Unfortunately, it seems that the company has decided not to pursue the tech any further.

Apple’s AR Headset Could Auto-Adjust For People With Prescription Lenses
The problem with wearables like smart glasses is that it is under the assumption that the wearer has perfect vision and does not need to wear either prescription glasses or contact lenses. Given that glasses are also a way for people to express themselves in terms of fashion, it would be near impossible for a company to create a wearable that would please everyone.

Amazon Turns To AI And AR To Help Its Warehouse Workers Socially Distance
To combat the spread of the coronavirus, many health experts around the world have advised people to practice social distancing. This means that people should stand at a distance away from each other to prevent the virus from transmitting, or at least make it a bit more difficult for it to find a new host.

Google Turns To Augmented Reality To Help With Social Distancing
Last month, Snapchat launched a new lens that used augmented reality to help users get a better idea of how far apart people should stand away from other people with regards to social distancing. The idea is that by standing a certain distance away from others, it reduces the chance of the coronavirus spreading.