Tag: AR

Challenges, Trends

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 AR Reveal Has Been Leaked

February 22, 2018

Via: UploadVR

It looks like Samsung was planning something a little different for the reveal of its S9 smartphone this year, but it’s backfired a little. All signs point towards Samsung announcing its new flagship smartphone at its Mobile World Congress Unpacked […]

Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Trends, Types

Microsoft To Push Social VR/AR ‘Forward In New Ways’ In 2018

February 21, 2018

Via: UploadVR

Microsoft is teasing big things for its work in the social VR and AR space this year. Last year, as the company launched its new line of Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ VR headsets, Microsoft acquired social VR app, AltspaceVR, which had […]

Hardware Virtualization, Types

This AR App Teaches You How To Play The Piano

January 12, 2018

Via: VRScout

Learning to play the piano is getting an immersive upgrade with a new augmented reality (AR) piano training software called Music Everywhere. The HoloLens app aims to help students of all talent levels build fundamental music theory and performance skills. […]

Innovations, Trends

Real deal: Mixed reality moves from fantasy world to business world

November 20, 2017

Via: TechGenix

Before the onset of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), our view and sight of everyday life were just, well, everyday ordinary. We first started to experience things virtually in a digital environment through virtual reality. Soon after that, […]

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 […]