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Augmented reality may be 30 percent bigger every year

Augmented reality may be 30 percent bigger every year

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Research is showing that the AR technology market is experiencing a steady rapid growth. According to a recent study by TechSci Research, the augmented reality market in the United States is expected to grow by 30 percent every year from now until the close of 2018. This trend is the result of the growing familiarity among consumers with AR technology. The TechSci Research results also indicated that as time progresses, there will be a … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality presents growing opportunity for app companies

Augmented reality presents growing opportunity for app companies

These applications provide considerable opportunities in areas such as animations, videos, and 3d models. Retailers and other consumer focused businesses are placing an increasing focus on augmented reality, to be able to provide shoppers with an enhanced overall product and brand discovery and interaction experience. This has caused the makers of apps that use this technology to experience a tremendous sudden growth. Even the smallest augmented reality startups are finding that their business is doubling, tripling, or quadrupling … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, International, Mobile Marketing, Trends

Augmented reality predictions for 2013

Augmented reality predictions for 2013

Next year is expected to come with a number of exciting new developments in AR technology and use. Though augmented reality may still feel as though it is something that won’t happen until well into the future, it has already arrived in 2012, and by next year, it is expected to make an exciting splash. It is predicted that the technology will become much more mainstream in 2013, for a number of reason. Among the primary reasons that … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality study predicts billions of app downloads by 2017

Augmented reality study predicts billions of app downloads by 2017

In 2013 alone, the study forecasts mcommerce revenue of $300 million from AR. A new report has been released to reveal the findings of a study about the use of augmented reality from now through 2017. What it revealed was that the technology is rapidly on the rise and that it has a great deal of potential. It predicted that by the year 2017, there will have been around 2.5 billion annual downloads of augmented reality applications on … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality education in Canada

Augmented reality education in Canada

Augmented reality education gaining ground Augmented reality has gotten a lot of attention recently for its uses in gaming and entertainment. The technology is often used to provide consumers with engaging experiences that are meant to focus their interests around certain products or activities. Indeed, this is one of the major features of augmented reality that has proven attractive to technology companies like Google. Augmented reality has more practical uses, however, as exhibited by students at … Read entire article »

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Xcel Brands brings augmented reality to Isaac Mizrahi

Xcel Brands brings augmented reality to Isaac Mizrahi

Xcel and Aurasma give Isaac Mizrahi a high tech upgrade Xcel Brands, a leading multichannel retail and marketing organization, acquired the Isaac Mizrahi fashion brand last September and is now looking to put a high-tech twist on it by introducing augmented reality. The organization has been an advocate for augmented reality for years, using it to sell popular brands to tech-savvy consumers. Now, the company is focusing its efforts on the new Isaacmizrahinewyork application, which makes … Read entire article »

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VTT Technical Research Center develops practical augmented reality application for construction

Augmented reality application for urban development Augmented reality is becoming more popular in the entertainment world, but the uses of the technology reach beyond this industry. Researchers at the VTT Technical Research Center in Finland have been working with the technology to put it to more practical uses. VTT has recently developed a new augmented reality system that is meant to be used in the field of construction and urban development. The practical uses of the technology are still not entirely known as the majority of developers are currently more interested in developing systems for entertainment endeavors. VTT believes that augmented reality could help change the foundation of numerous industries, if it had sufficient backing to do so. VTT has developed an augmented reality application that can be used to plan construction … Read entire article »

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U.S. Bank develops augmented reality mobile application to help customers find branch locations

U.S. Bank develops augmented reality mobile application to help customers find branch locations

How businesses are starting to incorporate augmented reality U.S. Bank, a premiere online financial organization, has developed a new application for the iOS platform that makes use of augmented reality technology. The technology is becoming more popular in the banking industry because of its potential to make online financial management more intuitive. Augmented reality has been seeing a great deal of use in the entertainment industry and is often praised for its uses in navigation systems. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Commercial, Featured News, Trends, United States