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.

Three Common Myths Regarding Augmented Reality
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Three Common Myths Regarding Augmented Reality

Three Common Myths Regarding Augmented Reality What is difficult to grasp at this stage in regards to the latest Augmented Reality capabilities, is the tangible evidence or return on investment from using Augmented Reality in the enterprise; because the technology is just starting to gain traction and in the early stages for most industries. This has […]

The Pros and Cons of Augmented Reality-based Training in Industrial Environments
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The Pros and Cons of Augmented Reality-based Training in Industrial Environments

The Pros and Cons of Augmented Reality-based Training in Industrial Environments Training is an obvious area where Augmented Reality tools can be implemented to have an immediate impact in efficiency and increase quality. Now, industries differ and the demands of differing industries also differ – with regard to training. Their standards to gauge effectiveness of the training […]

Are you afraid?
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Are you afraid?

ExtropiaDasilva is a digital person that resides in Second life. Her views on VR/AR applications in the field of psychology are interesting enough to be quoted extensively. Psychology is not the first thing you think of in relation to Artificial Reality. Yet AR may become a very important tool to increase your mental capabilities and […]

The Hololens: Field of Vision
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The Hololens: Field of Vision

One of the drawbacks that is mentioned over and over again in discussions about the Hololens is its limited F(ield) O(f) V(ision). Unlike the the Oculus Rift and similar devices the experience of the Hololens is not fully immersive. You’re looking at a small window where things are happening. Very interesting things no doubt, but […]

The Hololens and Autodesk
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The Hololens and Autodesk

Many designers will have waited for this; a demo of how Autodesk and the Hololens can be used together to create and update 3D models. Autodesk isn’t everyone’s favorite 3D program but if this is a real indication of what is possible, other (better) 3d programs will follow with their 3D -hololens adaptations very soon. […]

Doubts Surrounding Google’s Next Generation Glasses
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Doubts Surrounding Google’s Next Generation Glasses

Doubts Surrounding Google’s Next Generation Glasses Even before It Hits the Market Google’s next generation of glasses are considered to be a baby who will be born with strong as well as weak points. Google has decided to call it GG1. While the project is still in the state of conception, it is expected to […]

Threats Posed by HUDs before Drivers
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Threats Posed by HUDs before Drivers

Threats Posed by HUDs before Drivers Heads-up displays, introduced as technological upgrade in auto industry, work more against the purpose for which they are designed. This is the find of the study conducted by Ian Spence of Toronto University. The research results were published in PLoS ONE last month and threw light on how the […]

Magic Leap Announces Augmented Reality Authoring Tool
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Magic Leap Announces Augmented Reality Authoring Tool

Magic Leap Springs A New Surprise on Augmented Reality Developers Magic Leap made an important announcement at EmTech Digital Conference organized by MIT Technology Review. It was about its upcoming launch of new development platform for augmented reality creation. The company pitched its project towards filmmakers, gamers and others whose creativity finds echo in this new […]

DAQRI All Set To Inaugurate In Ireland With Its Smart Helmet
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DAQRI All Set To Inaugurate In Ireland With Its Smart Helmet

DAQRI All Set To Inaugurate at DCU in Ireland With support from the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland DAQRI expanded work on their pilot project, named the DAQRI Smart Helmet, which is meant for oil and gas, power and water, transportation, shipbuilding and aerospace industries. Their Smart Helmet was announced in […]

Augmented Reality in Car Windshields Proves a Distraction to Drivers
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Augmented Reality in Car Windshields Proves a Distraction to Drivers

Augmented Reality in Car Windshields Proves a Distraction to Drivers It may sound technologically sophisticated, but the fact is augmented reality car windshields rather come in the way of driving safe. That’s what a new study carried out by the researchers at Toronto University has found out. In spite of the fact that this idea is […]

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