Augmented reality on the verge of becoming a mainstream technology

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Once upon a time, augmented reality was considered little more than a novelty. Now, however, it is becoming one of the most promising technologies in the world. More companies are working to build their business around augmented reality, hoping to capitalize on the growing interest in AR amongst consumers. Though the technology is still in a fledgling state, Claire Boonstra, co-founder of Layar, one of the world’s most innovative AR companies, says that it is on the cusp of becoming a mainstream phenomenon. The sudden interest surrounding augmented reality is…

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German augmented reality company Metaio could cause a technology revolution

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The insideAR 2011 conference came to an end this week, leaving many that attended the event brimming with expectations about the promising future of augmented reality. The technology has been attracting a lot of attention in recent months due to the innovative uses some businesses have been thinking up for the technology. The conference focused on the myriad of ways augmented reality can be used, from marketing to medical research, and how the technology can be taken beyond the realm of novelty. The event attracted many leading AR companies, but…

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