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Augmented reality company, Magic Leap raises $793 million

Augmented reality company, Magic Leap raises $793 million

The elusive Dania Beach, Florida start-up has announced that it has over three quarters of a billion in venture financing. Magic Leap, an augmented reality start-up that is known for being exceptionally secretive about virtually everything in which it is involved, has announced that its latest venture financing round has brought in a tremendous $792 million. This would give the company a valuation of an estimated $3.7 billion, not including the new funding. This most recent round of … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality manual from Hyundai stands out at LA Auto Show

Augmented reality manual from Hyundai stands out at LA Auto Show

After that, it also stood out quite significantly at the CES 2016 in Las Vegas, as well. At the LA Auto Show, attendees were blown away by the demo of an augmented reality manual that was presented by Hyundai and last week the automaker was able to drum up enthusiasm once more with its fascinating use for the technology. This AR tech based manual truly stood out because – unlike other technology in the category – it’s … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality glasses shown at CES 2016 prove hugely immersive

Augmented reality glasses shown at CES 2016 prove hugely immersive

The Lumus DK-50 demo at the Consumer Electronics Show had a wider field of view than rivals. Virtual and augmented reality played a tremendous role at CES 2016 and among them, there was a product called the Lumus DK-50 that proved to have an experience that was even more immersive than the much better known HoloLens from Microsoft. The HoloLens has been making headlines by being tested by astronauts at the International Space Station. However, despite the fact … Read entire article »

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Prynt augmented reality portable printer cases are finally shipping

Prynt augmented reality portable printer cases are finally shipping

The Kickstarter Backers are now starting to receive their promised devices after a considerable delay. Quite a while ago Prynt successfully ran a Kickstarter campaign for its augmented reality iPhone and Galaxy device cases to provide a portable printer for those gadgets and now, after having waited through delays that have lasted for months, they have finally started shipping to the backers. That said, the blue and pink versions of the AR portable printers won’t be available … Read entire article »

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Blippar to update its augmented reality app with new real time features

Blippar to update its augmented reality app with new real time features

The next generation of the application will be much easier to use and will offer greater practicality. At the TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015, the co-founder and CEO of Blippar, Ambarish Mitra, demonstrated the next generation of the company’s popular augmented reality app, with improved object identification and enhanced features. The mobile app will soon be able to offer users much faster and easier real time options through smartphones and tablets. The new version of the Blippar augmented reality … Read entire article »

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Boeing looks to augmented reality to improve worker efficiency

Boeing looks to augmented reality to improve worker efficiency

The aircraft manufacturing giant has shown that AR technology can improve information availability. In Santa Clara, California, at the Augmented World Expo, speakers discussed the barriers of adoption to augmented reality and helped to show the many practical uses for the technology that can make it more than worth the while of companies to take it on. Boeing was among the top proponents for the use of AR tech, and it shared its own internal study results. While … Read entire article »

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Smartglasses by Quantum to improve augmented reality navigation

Smartglasses by Quantum to improve augmented reality navigation

The idea is to make it possible for users of the wearable technology to find greater ease with AR. User interface and experience company, Quantum Interface, has now unveiled its augmented reality technology that has been created with smartglasses in mind, so that it will be simpler for wearers to navigate. The new interface has been developed to make it easier for users to perform smartglasses while displaying AR. Quantum Interface (also known as Qi, for short) is … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality device could be coming up at Apple

Augmented reality device could be coming up at Apple

According to an analyst, the iPhone maker could be looking into a project somewhat like Google Glass. Gene Munster, an analyst from Piper Jaffray, has stated that Apple could be looking for a way to step into the world of augmented reality, and this could one day be arriving in the form of a headset device somewhat like Google Glass, but that would move above and beyond that particular project. Munster shared this opinion in an investor … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality enhances training and marketing at Virgin Atlantic

Augmented reality enhances training and marketing at Virgin Atlantic

The airline has discovered that people find that the use of AR technology is appealing and generates a positive response. The new 787 Dreamliner at Virgin Atlantic, called Birthday Girl, is considered to be one of the most advanced and high tech experiences in aviation due to a number of its features, including an augmented reality tour. The plane has been designed to bring together an elegant design and the latest in AR technology. Visitors to a specific … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality art tour set off by Pfister

Augmented reality art tour set off by Pfister

The hotel’s collection of Victorian art is going to be featured in this unique and high tech way. The Pfister Hotel has now announced its intentions to become the first hotel in the United States that will be showing off its Victorian art collection through the launch of an augmented reality art tour. By using AR technology, it helps to enhance the experience of the artworks on their own with additional media. In this specific circumstance, the augmented … Read entire article »

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Dubai police will be using augmented reality in the near future

Dubai police will be using augmented reality in the near future

Law enforcement turns to Google Glass to help identify suspected criminals Law enforcement in Dubai are about to get very high-tech. The city’s police will soon be equipped with Google Glass, an upcoming augmented reality device that aims to change the way people see the world around them. The excitement surrounding Glass has diminished somewhat over the past year, but the device aims to be one of the most revolutionary AR headsets in the world, once … Read entire article »

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Google Glass assists in surgeons with better patient monitoring

Google Glass assists in surgeons with better patient monitoring

A recent study has shown that this augmented reality technology allows doctors to more easily watch vital signs. In a pilot study conducted by Stanford University, surgical residents who wore Google Glass augmented reality devices in order to be able to monitor the vital signs of their patients during simulated surgeries were capable of identifying complications more quickly and acting to address them more rapidly than the surgeons who did not have this wearable technology. The study … Read entire article »

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