Ocutrx receives first U.S. medical patent for its AR glasses

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USPTO gives thumbs up to the California-based companies Augmented Reality (AR) medical application technology. Ocutrx Vision Technologies, LLC announced that their AR glasses, the Oculenz, has been given its first medical patent by the Unite States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for restoring functional sight to patients who have visual field defects. The Oculenz is the first of its kind. “The Oculenz is the first ground-breaking technology to offer a solution for advanced central visual defects in patients with retinal disease,” stated Dr. Thomas Finley, M.D. in the Ocutrx press…

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Augmented reality car design techniques among Ford’s latest strategies

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The automaker is using Microsoft’s HoloLens as a part of its process for creating future models. Ford has joined a growing number of companies using Microsoft’s HoloLens, in this case as an augmented reality car designing tool. The AR headset has been taking gradual steps into the commercial market in 2017. Ford is joined by NASA, Lowe’s, Volkswagen, Volvo and Audi among others testing the HoloLens. In actuality, Ford has been using the Microsoft HoloLens headset for a while now. It recently completed an initial pilot testing phase. Now, it…

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Google Glass returns with an eye on the workplace environment

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After disappearing from the public eye for 2 years, the augmented reality glasses are back again. Two years ago, Google Glass essentially disappeared and many people guessed that the augmented reality glasses were done. Despite the fact that Google insisted that they weren’t finished with the internet connected eyewear, doubters were in the majority. The new version of the AR glasses is designed for the workplace to assist people to better do their jobs. There are already over 50 companies using the Google Glass Enterprise Edition as a part of…

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Augmented reality glasses race heats up between Facebook and Apple

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The two companies look like they’re going head to head in this tech development battle. Recent reports show that both Facebook and Apple are working on their own versions of augmented reality glasses. There have been forecasts suggesting that these devices may become popular enough to take the place currently held by smartphones. Over a year ago, Apple assembled a team to look into the feasibility of AR glasses for mainstream use. Now, it appears as though Apple is pouring an increasing amount of its resources into augmented reality glasses…

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Augmented reality glasses shown at CES 2016 prove hugely immersive

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The Lumus DK-50 demo at the Consumer Electronics Show had a wider field of view than rivals. Virtual and augmented reality played a tremendous role at CES 2016 and among them, there was a product called the Lumus DK-50 that proved to have an experience that was even more immersive than the much better known HoloLens from Microsoft. The HoloLens has been making headlines by being tested by astronauts at the International Space Station. However, despite the fact that Microsoft’s augmented reality glasses have been grabbing more media attention, the…

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Secrets could soon be encrypted through augmented reality glasses

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Google glass and other smartglasses may soon be a method of protecting communications. Until now, when augmented reality glasses were placed in the spotlight, it was usually because people were complaining about the security problems that they feel with regards to these devices, but that may be about to change. A group of researchers now believe that smartglasses could make communications encryption even easier. The security issues that have been brought up when it comes to augmented reality glasses is primarily in one area. It is that people around the…

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Google Glass wearers could soon be dancing

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Recent media reports have said that these augmented reality glasses will soon come with tech to teach dance moves. It may be true that Google Glass was shut down and tossed onto the back burner, not too long ago, but recent reports are suggesting that this wearable technology is far from finished, as it may soon have a new feature available that will teach its users to dance in real time. The AR glasses will soon be bringing a concept similar to “Dance Dance Revolution” to its offerings. The report…

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Augmented reality glasses could be the next thing for NASA astronauts

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These AR devices are going to be tested out through a partnership with the Osterhout Design Group. NASA has now entered into a partnership with Osterhout Design Group in order to be able to run a test on augmented reality glasses that might provide astronauts with a supplement form of computers that will be easier and more convenient for them to use. NASA has revealed that it is focused on developing a pair of AR wearables to be worn on the ISS. Astronauts on the International Space Station could soon…

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Google Glass has been adopted by staff members of the Edinburgh Airport

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As wearable technology rapidly becomes more popular, these types of devices are turning up in all new places. It has become quite commonplace for passengers travelling through the Edinburgh Airport – or virtually any other airport, for that matter – to see staff members from customer service to security equipped with walkie talkies and cell phones, but Google Glass has now become the next step in technology that is being carried around, or worn, by these employees. It won’t be long before staffers will be wearing these augmented reality glasses…

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Google Glass as distracting as texting behind the wheel

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A recent study has found that this wearable technology is as dangerous as other smartphone uses. The results of the first scientific study that has been performed in order to compare the use of Google Glass to that of a typical smartphone have now been released and has shown that this wearable technology headset is just as hazardous to drivers as texting behind the wheel on a cell phone. This comparison research on the augmented reality glasses was conducted at the University of Central Florida (UCF). What was found was…

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Augmented reality glasses unveiled by Sony in prototype form

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They have now come out with the first form of the Smart EyeGlass, which allows both eyes to see the display. Sony has now come up with a prototype of augmented reality glasses that could, one day, give Google Glass a run for its money, as the Smart EyeGlass features a built-in projector for displaying images and text that will be visible in both eyes. Apps for this wearable technology include everything from mapping to cooking. These augmented reality glasses appear to be – at least in their prototype form…

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