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.

Microsoft Pulls from Apple’s Playbook
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Microsoft Pulls from Apple’s Playbook

Last year I attended one of the premier Augmented Reality industry events, Metaio’s InsideAR and got a chance to meet up with Jim Dailey of Digital Delta Design.  We were discussing the state of the industry at that time and both thought it was interesting how niche the space still was.  Providers & early adopters understood the return on investment (ROI) […]

Metaio Developers – It’s Time to Switch it Up
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Metaio Developers – It’s Time to Switch it Up

With the cancellation of InsideAR a few weeks back and the deletion of the @metaioDev and @metaio Twitter handles, one can only suspect something is definitely going on over there at Metaio. Is it a buyout? A super-sweet purchase by a major industry player! Is Mark Zuckerberg going to socially augment reality?!?! Hopefully we’ll find out […]

Dancing with Google Tango
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Dancing with Google Tango

“A mobile device that can see how we see” is pretty much the greatest claim from a product since Nike commanded us all to “Just Do It.”   That’s the quite attractive lure of Google’s new Project Tango, which already sounds like a game-changer for mobile tech even though it’s a ways off from being […]

Israel is a Computer Vision superpower, says Moti Kushnir, CEO of Infinity Augmented Reality
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Israel is a Computer Vision superpower, says Moti Kushnir, CEO of Infinity Augmented Reality

  A Trip to Infinity (AR) On my way to Petach-Tikva one of the “Silicon Valleys” of Israel, I was wondering, what can make a small start-up company like Infinity AR ,so unique that it was able to successfully complete its second investment round of $5 million in less than one and half  a year?  […]

Early Verdict on the Microsoft HoloLens
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Early Verdict on the Microsoft HoloLens

The Microsoft HoloLens is a smart glasses unit that provides the user with an augmented reality through the use of a headmounted display and spatial sound. It’s a self-contained computer that runs the Windows 10 operating system, which allows user interaction through hand gestures, gaze and voice commands. The HoloLens has been in development for […]

Reality feels like a fantasy with augmented reality
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Reality feels like a fantasy with augmented reality

Augmented reality is like modification of a real world environment by computer generated sensory input. The computer input responsible include; graphics, GPS data, videos and sound. This technology simulates the real world and replaces with a virtual reality. In 2014 there was incredible growth in AR users and the number of applications published. Also major […]

GOOGLE CARDBOARD ANDROID VIRTUAL REALITY ADOPTER
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GOOGLE CARDBOARD ANDROID VIRTUAL REALITY ADOPTER

At the I/O 2014 event that happened last week, Google introduced a low cost Android Virtual Reality smartphone adopter that, to the surprise of crowd was made of a cardboard. In recognition of the potential for virtual reality on smartphones and also to demonstrate its commitment to mobile VR content development all the developers present […]

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