Augmented reality toy from Lego enhances traditional experience

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The new AR tech companion app brings an entirely new level to play time with these plastic building blocks. Lego has fully embraced augmented reality technology with the development of its new Fusion sets, some of which are already available on store shelves and more of which are likely to create quite a splash during the holiday shopping season. There are already three Lego Fusion sets that are available, with at least one more that is on the way. The new augmented reality experience allows children of all ages to…

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Augmented reality app helps everyday people with car repairs

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The application is designed to assist people in performing some of the tasks of a mechanic. A new application using augmented reality tech has just been released by Inglobe Technologies in order to assist everyday people in being able to makes some of the more common types of repairs that could need to be performed on their vehicles. Many people hesitate to fix problems with their cars because they are afraid that they don’t know how to do it. While there are many websites and guidebooks that could provide them…

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Levity Novelty pushes the boundaries of augmented reality

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New augmented reality application launched by Levity Novelty Levity Novelty, an iOS applications developer, has launched a new augmented reality application called Invisibility 3D. The application is designed to push the boundaries of augmented reality technology by focusing on a user’s perception rather than just the capabilities of the technology itself. Augmented reality is typically used as an entertainment tool or marketing gimmick, but the technology has been receiving more attention from ambitious developers that believe it has more potential. New application aims to change the way people see the…

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Augmented reality shopping experience launched by IBM

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The technology manufacturer has released the software to help consumers to discover the right products. A brand new smartphone app has just been launched which uses augmented reality to help provide shoppers with detailed information about the products that they see within physical stores, simply by aiming smartphones at the packages and viewing them through the screen. This software first became available in the United Kingdom and will soon be available in the United States. According to IBM Research project manager, Amnon Ribak, based in Haifa, Israel, this new application…

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Augmented reality technology patent issued to iQuest

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It was issued in the United States to protect the company’s recording and holistic display technology. iQuest, Inc. has just announced the receipt of their first issued patent in the United States, which covers their iQagent’s holistic display and recording technology, which is used for their augmented reality app. This newly protected technology helps in combining the real and virtual worlds through mobile devices. iQagent is an iOS app that was first unveiled in 2012, and that has since been the recipient of notable awards. This augmented reality application displays…

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