Google reaches out to companies to get involved in augmented reality

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Companies may soon be able to get their hands on augmented reality glasses Google may begin feeling the pressure as more companies enter into the world of augmented reality with their own pair of high-tech eyewear. Google Glass has managed to attract attention from consumers due to its augmented reality capabilities, but whether this interest will actually translate into sales has yet to be seen. Indeed, consumers may not be inclined to purchase a pair of Google Glass for a wide variety of reasons, which is why Google is not…

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Pixelbug launches new augmented reality services

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Businesses in the Middle East to benefit from new Pixelbug services Pixelbug, a marketing technology company based in the United Arab Emirates, has announced the launch of a new service designed specifically for businesses that are interested in adopting augmented reality. Augmented reality has begun establishing a strong presence in the marketing world, largely due to its interactive nature. Pixelbug is keen to bring augmented reality to UAE businesses that are eager to engage consumers that are becoming more reliant on mobile technologies. Pixelbug brings augmented reality to the Middle…

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Chocolate Coded takes a practical approach to augmented reality

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Chocolate Coded develops augmented reality platform for miners Australian software developer Chocolate Coded is working on a new augmented reality platform that is designed with miners in mind. The platform is being built to help streamline maintenance and site induction procedures at mine sites throughout Australia. The company believes that augmented reality could have profound practical uses and has taken an opportunity to test the feasibility of the technology in such an application. Chocolate Coded hopes to have its augmented reality platform ready by the end of this year. Interactive…

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Telefonica launches augmented reality marketing campaign

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Augmented reality marketing finds favor with Telefonica Telefonica, Spain’s largest broadband and telecommunications provider, has embraced augmented reality in the hopes of revitalizing its marketing endeavors. Augmented reality has managed to gain a great deal of acclaim in the marketing world because of its ability to engage consumers. Those making use of augmented reality marketing campaigns have been met with success, as the products being promoted through such campaigns have received high levels of exposure. Telefonica believes that augmented reality marketing will help the company appeal to a new generation…

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Publishers embrace augmented reality to appeal to consumers

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IPC and Bauer Media to utilize augmented reality technology Publishing giants IPC and Bauer Media have embraced augmented reality with the launch of separate initiatives that are fashioned for the leading publications. IPC’s Look magazine and Bauer Media’s Heat magazine will feature a variety of digital content that is designed to improve the experience of readers. Both publishers believe that the technology may help them compete with digital platforms, which have become rampantly popular with consumers. The initiatives are primarily focused on t he UK market, where circulation of print…

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Olaworks making strides in progressing augmented reality technology

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Amazing technology news in the world of augmented reality. Augmented reality crowded headlines in the world of technology over the weekend after Google unveiled Project Glass – the development name for Google’s augmented reality glasses. A Korean technology startup called Olaworks is looking to make use of the momentum Google has brought to augmented reality and is showing off its new software for smart phones and other mobile devices. Olaworks has made major progress in making augmented reality more sophisticated. The company recently showed off its latest developments, which have…

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Crisis teams with UK artists to make augmented reality exhibition

Augmented reality and the art world   Nine of the United Kingdom’s most famous artists have come together to partner with Crisis, a national charity that works for the benefit of the homeless. Art and philanthropy have been tied together for centuries, but never has the relationship been expressed in this way. The artists are working to create a new contemporary art exhibition using augmented reality. They will be using the Aurasma augmented reality platform to create digital content that will be linked to various pieces of art work. The…

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Aurasma and The Philadelphia Inquirer team to make North America’s first augmented reality newspaper

Augmented reality may just save the print industry   Leading augmented reality developer Aurasma and The Philadelphia Inquirer have announced a partnership this week that will debut North America’s first augmented reality newspaper. Augmented reality has been becoming a popular subject in the publishing industry recently. The technology could potentially revitalize what is considered an obsolete medium by offering consumers and interactive digital experience. The Philadelphia Inquirer is keen to see just what benefits the technology can bring and how consumers will react to a new generation of newspapers. The…

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Google shows off Project Glass – augmented reality glasses for a new generation

Future of augmented reality right in front of your face!   Technology giant Google has been working on a pair of augmented reality eyeglasses recently. The company was initially shy about sharing information on the projects, but has been more forthcoming in the past few weeks. The world of augmented reality is growing more popular, especially with tech-savvy consumers who are looking forward to the future. This growing popularity has spurred companies like Google to develop new augmented reality systems. Google has focused its work on a head-mounted device that…

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Netherland’s TNT Post partners with Layar to bring augmented reality to its magazine

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TNT Post, the national postal service of the Netherlands, is taking a bold new approach to its quarterly magazine publication titled “Er is Post!” The post service has tapped augmented reality developer Layar to make the magazine more interactive. The magazine is delievered to every household in the Netherlands every quarter, giving Layar a large audience to reach out to with its acclaimed technology.  Layar claims that every page of the upcoming magazine will contain an interactive augmented reality experience. Print is considered an “old world” medium today. Many people…

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Something Massive acquires Circ.us, claims title as first post-PC advertiser

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Something Massive, a digital advertising agency, has announced the acquisition of Circ.us, a creative communications firm with a knack for augmented reality. Something Massive believes that the acquisition will make it stand out in the increasing crowded digital advertising business. The company is now billing itself as the “first post-PC advertising agency,” claiming that it is no longer bound to computers because of the advent of sophisticated mobile technology. As such, the firm will be focusing on creating digital content and marketing campaigns that can be viewed on just about…

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