Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality s defined as an enhanced version of reality created by the use of technology to superimpose digital information on an image, object or location being viewed through a device.

Pokémon Go Announced for iOS and Android
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Pokémon Go Announced for iOS and Android

The Pokemon Go Augmented Reality Game The Pokemon Company, which is largely accountable for marketing and licensing the Pokémon franchise, has recently announced that Niantic is developing an Augmented Reality game called ‘Pokemon Go’ for iOS and Android phones. Niantic is a former Google subsidiary and is well known among gaming industry people  for developing […]

Marines Testing Augmented Reality With AITT
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Marines Testing Augmented Reality With AITT

Office of Naval Research Augmented Immersive Team Training Augmented reality (AR), a technology that combines virtual information with a real-world view, is seen as a promising tech to support several fields in delivering effective training at lower costs. Microsoft HoloLens, Google Glass and castAR’s Augmented Reality glasses are some of the examples of the next wave […]

Qualcomm Taking Offers For Vuforia
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Qualcomm Taking Offers For Vuforia

Qualcomm Shopping Vuforia There are widespread media reports that Qualcomm is taking offers for Vuforia, their Qualcomm Augmented Reality business unit. A few months ago, the company decided to cut its cost by $1.4 billion and according to a recent report, Qualcomm had also decided to cut its workforce by 15 percent. Apart from that, the […]

SAE Hosting the 2015 Augmented & Virtual Reality Technologies Symposium
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SAE Hosting the 2015 Augmented & Virtual Reality Technologies Symposium

SAE International plans to host the 2015 Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies Symposium in Birmingham. SAE International will conduct the Symposium on November 5th and 6th.  According to reports, this upcoming Symposium on high-end technology will be shared with Advanced Engineering UK 2015. Some big players in the Augmented & Virtual Reality industry are expected to take part in […]

Magic Leap Files for a Sci-Fi Contact Lens Patent
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Magic Leap Files for a Sci-Fi Contact Lens Patent

Here They Come – Augmented Reality Contact Lenses Magic Leap, an American Augmented Reality company, has applied for 97 patents which includes one for a virtual reality contact lens. This gives us a hint on the variety of augmented reality products the company is developing. In addition to the contact lens, the patents are for […]

castAR Augmented Reality Gaming Glasses
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castAR Augmented Reality Gaming Glasses

castAR – A Promise for A Better Device castAR, an augmented reality gaming startup, was recently in news for securing $15 million in a funding round from Playground Global. castAR are augmented reality glasses that brings the virtual world into the real world for you and your friends to experience together. Its technology deploys a […]

Leap Motion 3D Jam 2015 for Augmented & Virtual Reality Developers
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Leap Motion 3D Jam 2015 for Augmented & Virtual Reality Developers

2015 Leap Motion 3D Jam Leap Motion is launching ‘3D Jam 2015’ competition on September 28, 2015. 3D Jam is Leap Motion’s second annual global competition for developers building innovative experiences for virtual reality, desktop and mobile. Leap Motion is inviting developers from around the world to build the most innovative experiences using Leap Motion […]

September 17 2015 OGC AR Summit in Nottingham UK
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September 17 2015 OGC AR Summit in Nottingham UK

The OGC Augmented Reality Summit On September 17 2015, there will be a meeting for the community of people seeking to advance work towards open and interoperable Augmented Reality and all the members of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) at British Geological Society in Nottingham UK. Meeting Goals The major objective of OGC Augmented Reality Summit is to […]

High Fidelity – Next Avatar of Second Life
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High Fidelity – Next Avatar of Second Life

High Fidelity, the Successor of Second Life? In May 2015, The Verge described High Fidelity as “the virtual reality successor to Second Life”. With High Fidelity, Philip Rosedale, the founder of Second Life, intends to blend the Second Life tech with the telepresence technology. High Fidelity is seen as next-generation of virtual world. It has […]

“Hey Siri, Give Us A Hint.”
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“Hey Siri, Give Us A Hint.”

Apple Entering the Augmented Reality Domain…? In March of 2015, Piper Jaffray Companies analyst Gene Munster gave a sign that Apple Inc. might enter the Augmented Reality domain in the near future. Munster revealed that Apple has a team experimenting with technology that could be as revolutionary as smartphones were nearly a decade ago. He also […]

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