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Augmented reality headset in the works for Xbox

Augmented reality headset in the works for Xbox

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The rumors are that Microsoft is headed toward its own form of this wearable technology. It has rapidly become clear that wearable technology and augmented reality solutions are going to become the main tech headlines throughout this year and the companies in the industry are all working hard to make sure that they have their own offerings and won’t be left behind. Microsoft had not been one of them, but now the rumors … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Gadgets, Technology News

Augmented reality glasses cause legal problems again

Augmented reality glasses cause legal problems again

A Google Glass user has now been questioned in a an Ohio theater. Not one month after a Google Glass wearer was issued a ticket (that was later fought in court) for driving with the device on, Homeland Security has now had to be called to an Ohio theatre for suspected piracy when a moviegoer was noticed wearing the augmented reality glasses. These mobile devices have caused privacy alarm bells to go off in a number of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Mobile Commerce Security, United States

Augmented reality may be 30 percent bigger every year

Augmented reality may be 30 percent bigger every year

Research is showing that the AR technology market is experiencing a steady rapid growth. According to a recent study by TechSci Research, the augmented reality market in the United States is expected to grow by 30 percent every year from now until the close of 2018. This trend is the result of the growing familiarity among consumers with AR technology. The TechSci Research results also indicated that as time progresses, there will be a much greater push in … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Technology News

Augmented reality may have a future in medicine

Augmented reality may have a future in medicine

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 take AR more seriously … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Health Care Industry, Technology News

Augmented reality contact lenses worn by people this week

Augmented reality contact lenses worn by people this week

CES will represent the first time that the public will see AR contacts on actual humans. With a true science fiction feel to the technology, human ready augmented reality contact lenses will be worn at CES, which is running from Tuesday through Friday, this week, and will represent an important leap forward for the tech. AR tech has been seen in a growing number of forms from windshields to various kinds of glasses and wearables. These augmented reality … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Technology News

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 »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Technology News

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 »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Fashion/Art, Technology News, United States

Augmented reality technology adopted by the British Museum

Augmented reality technology adopted by the British Museum

This new learning experience at the massive London landmark was developed through a Samsung partnership. Samsung and the British Museum have now announced that they have renewed their five year partnership deal that will allow them to use augmented reality technology to provide visitors to the attraction with an app that will allow them to learn more than is available on printed signage. The deal is for the creation of a new application that will combine the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, International

Augmented reality transforms pizza boxes into video games

Augmented reality transforms pizza boxes into video games

A New Zealand pizza chain is giving customers the opportunity to use their mobile devices for an enhanced experience. Hell Pizza, a chain of restaurants in New Zealand, has decided that the box in which their product is delivered is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of what augmented reality has to offer, so that its customers can enjoy an enhanced experience through images that appear to come to life in a video game. To take advantage … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, International, Mobile Apps, Mobile Marketing