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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Mobile app designed for Google Glass reads facial expressions

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The application is supposed to be able to provide real time detection of human emotions. Scientists in Germany have now developed a new mobile app specifically for Google Glass that is meant to be able to conduct an analysis of facial expressions in order to provide real time detection of emotions. The SHORE real time facial detection and analysis software has now been adapted for these augmented reality headsets. The SHORE mobile app was created by researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits. It is the first application of…

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Google Glass is taking off more rapidly in mobile health

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These augmented reality glasses are quickly taking on a heightened role in medicine and healthcare. As much as the users of Google Glass has received a considerable amount of scorn from the general population, it has managed to gain a considerable amount of respect in the medicine and health field, and is playing a growing role in healthcare. A number of healthcare products were released for this augmented reality headset. This was a timely release for Google Glass, as the technology giant is also expected to launch its Google Fit…

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Does Wearable Technology Have a Future?

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Wearable devices are currently considered by many people to be nothing more than a novelty. These devices range from augmented reality glasses to high-tech clothing and everything in between, but their practicality has long been suspect. The idea that wearable devices may actually have some use beyond entertainment and social networking is difficult to justify. While there are some wearable gadgets that can be used to track health information and some that are used during medical procedures, these devices are not typically ideal for their intended purpose. The practicality of…

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Augmented reality headset in the works for Xbox

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The rumors are that Microsoft is headed toward its own form of this wearable technology. It has rapidly become clear that wearable technology and augmented reality solutions are going to become the main tech headlines throughout this year and the companies in the industry are all working hard to make sure that they have their own offerings and won’t be left behind. Microsoft had not been one of them, but now the rumors are starting to fly about a 3D head mounted display. Reports from respected publications such as the…

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