New augmented reality system gives designers a leg up

Infinite Z introduces zSpace Augmented reality is gaining more attention for its uses beyond the fields of marketing and entertainment. Infinite Z, a new technology startup based in California, has developed a new augmented reality system that could be a valuable tool for designers and engineers of all sorts. The system is called zSpace and it allows designers to manipulate digital images of whatever they may be working on at the time. Using the system, Infinite Z believes that designers and engineers will have better control and understanding of their…

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French startup combines Microsoft’s Kinect with augmented reality

Kinect continues to be a popular platform for AR developers Microsoft’s Kinect has been a popular tool for augmented reality developers. The system was developed to build upon the momentum that motion sensing technology had achieved in the game industry, an initiative that has been somewhat successful. The Kinect can track a person’s movements and translate those motions into commands for a game or other software. The system has proven particularly popular for augmented reality, which relied heavily on motion capture to create interactive experiences. Technology company develops augmented reality…

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