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Google apologizes for augmented reality game Nazi concentration camps

Google apologizes for augmented reality game Nazi concentration camps

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The tech giant has apologized for featuring the locations as a part of its Ingress mobile app. Niantic Labs, the in-house startup at Google has now released an apology after it featured Nazi concentration camps as a part of the augmented reality game for which it is best known, Ingress. The AR tech based game allows players to decide to join either the Enlightened or the Resistance teams. From there, the players of the … 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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QR codes help school to publish mobile friendly yearbook

QR codes help school to publish mobile friendly yearbook

The Northeast Magnet high school in Wichita is using quick response codes and augmented reality, this year. Justin Bell, an educator and yearbook advisor from the Northeast Magnet high school in Wichita, Nebraska, has helped this year’s yearbook committee to be able to publish an edition that features QR codes and augmented reality features to ensure that it won’t simply become a dust collector. According to Bell, the current generation isn’t satisfied with simply looking at printed … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality apps get a shot in the arm from wearables

Augmented reality apps get a shot in the arm from wearables

According to findings from Juniper Research, AR applications will gain from enterprise head-mounted devices. Juniper Research has now released some of its newest findings, which have revealed that augmented reality apps stand to experience a significant boost once enterprise head-mounted devices begin to truly take off. The findings predicted that by 2019, these AR applications will have generated $2.4 billion in annual revenues. That type of income for augmented reality apps represents a considerable growth from the current … Read entire article »

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Virtual and augmented reality market is poised for growth

Virtual and augmented reality market is poised for growth

Report shows that the market for interactive technologies is accelerating Digi-Capital has released a report concerning the virtual and augmented reality market. These technologies are becoming more prominent throughout the world, with consumers showing a great deal of interest in software that can, quite literally, change the way they see and experience the world around them. Recently, augmented reality has experienced renewed support from companies like Google, which has invested $542 million into Magic Leap, a … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality vision may soon be available to drone pilots

Augmented reality vision may soon be available to drone pilots

A new form of software has been designed to give the device operators a more realistic view. Sysveo, a drone manufacturer based in France, has now announced that it is working on the development of a unique new software-based visualization system for drones that will offer an augmented reality view for the pilots of the UAVs. This will mean that the drone pilots will see a 3D image overtop of the existing video feed. In order to be … Read entire article »

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