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Augmented reality may have a future in medicine

Augmented reality may have a future in medicine

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AR continues to gain attention as a practical medical tool Augmented reality is well on its way to establishing itself as a premier medical tool. The technology has long been considered little more than a gimmick used to entice consumers and provide entertaining digital content to people with smartphones and tablets. AR has recently been seeing more practical uses, however, especially when it comes to the medical field. Doctors are beginning to … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality firm raises $1.5 million in Seed funding

Augmented reality firm raises $1.5 million in Seed funding

ResolutionTube wins more financial support ResolutionTube, an augmented reality collaboration platform, has announced that it has raised $1.5 million in Seed funding from the Madrona Venture Group and various other private organizations. Investors have taken an interest in ResolutionTube’s interest in developing mobile augmented reality experiences that could replace traditional customer service. The company believes that customer service can be made more effective and engaging through the use of interactive technologies that are not already present … Read entire article »

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Atheer Labs seeks support for its augmented reality glasses

Atheer Labs seeks support for its augmented reality glasses

Firm launches Indiegogo campaign Atheer Labs, a technology firm, has launched a campaign through Indiegogo, a popular crowdfunding platform, for its new augmented reality glasses. A great deal of hype has come to surround the concept of AR glasses in recent years as more technology firm work to develop their own high-tech eyewear. Google is, perhaps, to blame for the majority of this hype as it has been promoting its Glass eyewear aggressively. Atheer Labs believes … Read entire article »

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Infinity Augmented Reality praises Google Glass

Infinity Augmented Reality praises Google Glass

Company expects that Glass will dominate the market at launch Infinity Augmented Reality, an augmented reality firm based in Israel, believes that Google Glass will be a dominating force in the AR market when it is released. Google Glass does not have an established release date as of yet, but the product has managed to generate a significant amount of hype throughout its development. Glass is Google’s attempt to integrate technology ever further in to the … Read entire article »

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Vuzix makes augmented reality eyewear more practical

Vuzix makes augmented reality eyewear more practical

Company unveils new AR glasses Vuzix, a company specializing in high-tech eyewear, has unveiled its new pair of augmented reality glasses. AR glasses are becoming quite popular in the technology field, especially as the capabilities of augmented reality become better understood. The technology has attracted significant interest from certain industries, such as construction and health care, because of how it can be used in a practical sense. Indeed, the practicality of AR is one of the … Read entire article »

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Global augmented reality market shows promise

Global augmented reality market shows promise

AR market set for strong growth Augmented reality is showing impressive growth around the world, especially as both companies and consumers begin to form a better understanding of the technology’s capabilities and current boundaries. The technology has begun having a major influence on the game industry as well as well as many others and the demand for AR platforms and services has been rising rapidly over the past several years. TechNavio, a provider of market research … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality art coming to Sacramento

Augmented reality art coming to Sacramento

Collaboration seeks to put a high-tech twist on art The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, Sacramento State University, and the Greater Broadway Partnership District, have joined together to launch an ambitious projects that seeks to combine technology and art. These organizations have provided a $20,000 grant to 11 artists from throughout the country. These artists are coming to Sacramento, California, in order to create public art using augmented reality technology. This art will be found on the … Read entire article »

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Apple begins approaching augmented reality

Apple begins approaching augmented reality

Acquisition could have implications for Apple’s interest in AR Apple may have taken a major step toward augmented reality with its most recent acquisition. The technology giant has successfully finalized a deal to acquire PrimeSense, a developer of 3D motion detection technology based in Israel. Apple has issued a standard statement concerning the acquisition, noting that it does purchase smaller companies from time to time but does not comment on the purpose behind such acquisitions or … Read entire article »

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Google launches dev kit for augmented reality glasses

Google launches dev kit for augmented reality glasses

Augmented reality glasses now support their own development kit Google has launched a “sneak peak” of its Glass Development Kit, which will allow developers to make native applications for the company’s augmented reality glasses. Glass has managed to accrue a significant amount of attention from developers interested in pushing the limits of mobile technology and augmented reality. The development kit will make this possible and help developer form a better understanding of the capabilities of Glass. Developers … Read entire article »

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