Development

opular tools have been developed to democratize the creation of augmented and virtual reality software applications. Early on, developers were provided with commonly adopted open-source libraries and had to spend additional time integrating these with other common development tools. Today, seamless and fully integrated development tools allow developers and companies to build and deploy augmented and virtual reality applications quickly. Popular tools include Metaio’s Creator, DAQRI’s 4D Studio, Wikitude Studio and Catchoom. All work with the Unity3D game engine which supports one-click publishing to 21 other popular platforms.

Research and Markets Report Reveals Key Augmented Reality Trends in Transportation
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Research and Markets Report Reveals Key Augmented Reality Trends in Transportation

Key AR trends in the Transportation Industry Research and Markets, one of the world’s largest market research stores, has released a 13-page report titled ‘Heads Up – 5 Key Augmented Reality Trends in Transportation’. Here is a brief note on the report by Research and Markets team: “Transporting things and people from one place to […]

Qualcomm sells Vuforia to PTC for $65 million
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Qualcomm sells Vuforia to PTC for $65 million

In a recent development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., which is a  subsidiary  of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), has announced that the company has signed an agreement to sell Vuforia – its Augmented Reality business to PTC. According to media reports, PTC (NASDAQ: PTC), a US-based technology firm, which is well known for its  2D and 3D […]

Jaunt Raises $65 Million in Investments
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Jaunt Raises $65 Million in Investments

Jaunt, a well-known cinematic virtual reality company, has received $65 million series C round of funding led by The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners – a partnership of CAA-backed Evolution Media Capital, TPG Growth and Participant Media, and China Media Capital (CMC). According to Jaunt, the new investors will help the company expand its […]

October 5-6 2015 Augmented Reality in Automotive
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October 5-6 2015 Augmented Reality in Automotive

Augmented Reality in Automotive The Augmented Reality in Automotive Conference is the first of its kind focusing on Augmented Reality in automotive and bringing on board experts form leading companies like Volkswagen, Opel, Daimler, Jaguar, Bosch and Land Rover among others. It is a 2-Day conference featuring presentations as well as round table sessions that […]

Internet of Things for the NFL has Finally Arrived
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Internet of Things for the NFL has Finally Arrived

NFL & Big Data through IoT  IoT has come to the NFL, is totally different and could help change things in the biggest way. When the Super Bowl XLIX champion New England Patriots hosted the Pittsburgh Steelers for the opening of the 2015 football season, every player was outfitted with at least one set of RFID sensors implanted in the […]

Parse Launches IoT SDKs for Intel, Broadcom, Atmel and TI Hardware
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Parse Launches IoT SDKs for Intel, Broadcom, Atmel and TI Hardware

Facebooks’ Parse has launched an Internet of Things (IoT) software development kits (SDK) for four different connected devices including Atmel, Intel, Broadcom as well as Texas Instruments. IoT has quickly become the latest app development platform of interest, particularly because of the advancements in consumer-grade smart devices. However, it comes with its own set of challenges for […]

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 […]

Kaleidoscope Virtual Reality Film Festival
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Kaleidoscope Virtual Reality Film Festival

Virtual Reality Film Festival Coming to US and Canada Kaleidoscope, a Virtual Reality agency works with independent artists to produce original virtual reality experiences for audiences, entertainment companies, and brands. The company has created 20 innovative Virtual Reality films from around the world which involves 3000 innovators in the Virtual Reality. These pioneering artists are […]

WorldViz Emerging As A Lead Virtual Reality Company
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WorldViz Emerging As A Lead Virtual Reality Company

WorldViz – 3D Content Creation & Motion Tracking WorldViz provides turnkey interactive visualization and simulation solutions. The company is located in Santa Barbara, California. The company provides Virtual Reality expertise, and unparalleled immersive visualization experiences. WorldViz is the only 3D visualization company in the world which makes its own interactive 3D content creation software platform and […]

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 […]

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