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Innovations, Trends

Possible Apple AR Headset Surfaces Once More In Patents

August 1, 2017

Via: UploadVR

At this point Apple’s interest in AR is well-documented; the company’s upcoming ARKit platform, due to arrive with iOS 11, is likely a precursor to something much bigger. A new patent from the company published this month shows you exactly […]


Predictions, Trends

The AR Landscape Shows 60% Growth in Startups Focused on Enterprise

July 21, 2017

Via: UploadVR

The Venture Reality Fund released its augmented reality landscape for the second quarter, and the research shows that 150 companies are focused on a wide range of AR technologies. The Venture Reality Fund, which has raised $50 million to invest in AR […]


Innovations, Trends

This AR Projector Makes Your Desk An Intuitive Interface

July 18, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Augmented reality doesn’t always need a headset to wow us; this new AR projector only needs to be plugged into an overhead light. Desktopography might need a slightly better name, but it looks like an incredibly intuitive way to use […]


Innovations, Trends

Nokia And Xiaomi Team Up To Explore VR And AR Patents

July 6, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Mobile is the path of least resistance when it comes to introducing the masses to virtual and augmented reality and many eyes are on this particular branch of technology as breakthroughs are made in pursuit of delivering a powerful experience. […]


Challenges, Trends

Universal Is Researching AR And VR For Their Theme Park Rides

July 3, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Parks like Universal Studios and the Islands of Adventure are wonderful and exciting experiences, serving as gateways to a collection of fantasies. Various other parks are experimenting with immersive technology to bring more fun to their patrons and it looks like […]


Hardware Virtualization, Types

AR Headset Startup CastAR is Reportedly Shutting Down

June 28, 2017

Via: Road to VR

According to a report from Polygon, augmented reality company CastAR is heading for a shutdown, laying off staff from the Palo Alto headquarters and its internal AR software development studio in Salt Lake City. CastAR’s consumer hardware was due to […]


Vendors & Products

Virtual, augmented reality developers gravitate to HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

June 22, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Augmented reality and virtual reality developers want more standards and prefer to develop for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, according to a survey of 600 professionals. The VR/AR Innovation Report surveyed 600 professionals developing virtual, augmented, and mixed reality experiments. […]


Vendors & Products

HP Moves Into VR and AR With Investment In Venture Reality Fund

April 25, 2017

Via: UploadVR

HP is putting on its headsets. One of the world’s oldest technology companies is investing in the fledgling virtual reality market by becoming an investor in The Venture Reality Fund. The exact amount wasn’t disclosed. But HP Tech Ventures, the new corporate […]


Challenges, Trends

Understanding Predictive Tracking and Why It’s Important for AR/VR Headsets

April 24, 2017

Via: Road to VR

In the context of AR and VR systems, predictive tracking refers to the process of predicting the future orientation and/or position of an object or body part. For instance, one might want to predict the orientation of the head or […]


Innovations, Trends

Snapchat Introduces World Lenses To Augment Views Of Anything

April 19, 2017

Via: UploadVR

It is no secret there’s a serious rivalry between Snapchat and Facebook, and today we have another example. Facebook today announced a closed beta for its augmented reality platform while Snapchat revealed new filters that insert objects and text into your […]