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Augmented reality devices could save companies millions

Augmented reality devices could save companies millions

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Augmented reality devices could hold a great deal of economic promise Google Glass is often touted as a potentially powerful social networking and engagement tool due to its use of augmented reality. While such estimations may be accurate, Glass may also be a major boon for businesses. According to market research firm Gartner, Glass, and similar devices, could help businesses save $1 billion a year within the next five years. Augmented reality … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality could break down language barriers

Augmented reality could break down language barriers

Company aims to make augmented reality more practical Augmented reality is typically seen as an entertainment tool or marketing gimmick. The practical uses of the technology are relatively few and somewhat poorly understood. While augmented reality is not a new technology, its capabilities are still being discovered. As ambitious developers continue to push the boundaries of augmented reality, they are beginning to find very practical uses for the technology that had gone ignored for several years. … Read entire article »

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Microsoft patent outlines plans for augmented reality device

Microsoft patent outlines plans for augmented reality device

Microsoft could be next in line to develop augmented reality glasses Google is not the only technology company interested in augmented reality. Microsoft has begun examining the viability of augmented reality in the gaming sector. The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has published a new patent application from the company concerning the use of a head-mounted device that leverages augmented reality technology. The patent suggests that the device could be used with Microsoft’s gaming consoles, with … Read entire article »

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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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Pioneer shows off augmented reality device for cars

Pioneer shows off augmented reality device for cars

Augmented reality gaining traction in auto industry Pioneer, a Japanese maker of automotive navigation systems, was in attendance at the CEATEC 2012 event in Japan where it showcased its use of augmented reality in a heads up display for a car. The company has extensive experience in the realm of augmented reality and vehicles and believes that the technology could unlock a new generation of navigation devices for the auto industry. Automakers too have shown interest … Read entire article »

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Sony to show off augmented reality device at Tokyo Game Show

Sony to show off augmented reality device at Tokyo Game Show

Sony expected to unveil augmented reality device Japanese technology pioneer Sony has been ramping up the hype surrounding its new head-mounted augmented reality system. Sony recently revealed that it was working on such a system, which led to speculation that it would be a new peripheral for the upcoming Playstation 4. The technology company has kept the fine details of its augmented reality system a secret, but may reveal more information at the upcoming Tokyo Games … Read entire article »

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