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Samsung unveils concept augmented reality windshield

Samsung unveils concept augmented reality windshield

The tech giant has revealed an HUD AR experience that could bring notifications and other features to riders. Samsung has now taken the opportunity to place a new concept into the spotlight, in the form of an HUD augmented reality windshield that would help to give motorcycle riders the ability to receive notifications and other features without ever having to take their eyes off the road. The self-driving auto market isn’t the only one receiving attention from … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Gadgets, Tablet Commerce

L’Oreal Paris to develop an augmented reality beauty application

L’Oreal Paris to develop an augmented reality beauty application

The cosmetics brand has entered into a new deal with Image Metrics in order to make this happen. L’Oreal Paris is currently looking into a new way to develop its augmented reality beauty app called Makeup Genius, through the creation of a new exclusive partnership with the AR tech company called Image Metrics. The Makeup Genius mobile app was first launched back in 2014 in the form of a real-time AR mirror. That experience was also created by … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Fashion/Art, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce

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 »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Gadgets, Technology News

Apple has hired a secret virtual reality team

Apple has hired a secret virtual reality team

The iPhone maker is reported to have brought several hundred VR and AR experts on board. Apple has recently hired a secret augmented and virtual reality team that includes hundreds of people who are considered to be experts within both of those forms of technology, according to a report published in the Financial Times. The report indicated that this secret VR technology team has been developing device prototypes. The idea, it said, was that these device prototypes could … Read entire article »

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Mobile gaming to gain momentum in 2016

Mobile gaming to gain momentum in 2016

Mobile gaming saw strong growth in 2015 and companies want to maintain this momentum in 2016 Mobile gaming has become a very powerful part of the overall game industry and this sector is expected to see significant growth in the coming years. Last year, mobile games managed to find major success, with consumers throughout the world turning to these games for convenient entertainment. This year, developers and publishers will have to find ways to maintain the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Entertainment Industry, Mobile Apps, Technology News

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 »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Mobile Apps, Technology News

Project Tango smartphone from Google and Lenovo to launch this summer

Project Tango smartphone from Google and Lenovo to launch this summer

The two technology giants have partnered up to create a device with cutting edge 3D location tech. Google and Lenovo have revealed that they will be releasing a smartphone from Project Tango, this summer, which will feature indoor tracking like nothing that has ever been seen on mobile phones by way of 3D location technology and augmented reality. The idea is to allow people to further enhance their navigation of the world through their smartphones. The partnership with … 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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The Mall aims to make mobile commerce more dynamic

The Mall aims to make mobile commerce more dynamic

Xbox One now features The Mall, an online store that leverages numerous technologies Owners of Microsoft’s Xbox One can now visit a virtual mall, through which they can purchase products using nothing more than their mobile device. Aptly named “The Mall,” the new feature was developed with the aid of Von Bismark, a prominent e-commerce organization, and Powa Technologies. The Mall will also make use of the Microsoft Kinect, giving consumers a more dynamic way to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, QR Codes

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 »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Mobile Apps

The augmented reality marketplace is suddenly taking off

The augmented reality marketplace is suddenly taking off

At the same time that virtual reality is carving out a space for itself, ABI Research says AR is also heading upward. Though virtual reality technology has been receiving a very large amount of attention from the media over the last short while, the augmented reality sector has also been seeing a tremendous amount of growth and it looks as though this is going to continue into the future. A recent data analysis of the industry has … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Gadgets, Mobile Apps