Augmented reality apps get a shot in the arm from wearables

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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 trends. Last year, the earnings for those applications were estimated to have…

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Mobile augmented reality may have a bright future

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Augmented reality could play a major role in the lives of consumers in the future Augmented reality is beginning to gain strong momentum throughout the world. The technology is often considered a novelty by many because of its uses in marketing and entertainment. Indeed, there are currently few practical uses for augmented reality, but that is likely to change in the near future, especially as mobile technology continues to grow more advanced. Juniper Research, a leading market research firm, has released a new report shedding light on the growth of…

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Augmented reality offers some fascinating options for the future

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Some of the predictions have included AR windshields and other futuristic sounding options. The nature of augmented reality has sparked the imaginations of some very creative individuals around the world, and has already allowed for the development of printed books that come to life through the screen of a tablet, print ads that include videos through smartphones, and video games that appear to play out in the real world. Now, many are wondering what the technology will be bringing us over the next few years. One of the most popular…

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Augmented reality predictions for 2013

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Next year is expected to come with a number of exciting new developments in AR technology and use. Though augmented reality may still feel as though it is something that won’t happen until well into the future, it has already arrived in 2012, and by next year, it is expected to make an exciting splash. It is predicted that the technology will become much more mainstream in 2013, for a number of reason. Among the primary reasons that mobile commerce experts feel that augmented reality will be virtually everywhere next…

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German augmented reality company Metaio could cause a technology revolution

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The insideAR 2011 conference came to an end this week, leaving many that attended the event brimming with expectations about the promising future of augmented reality. The technology has been attracting a lot of attention in recent months due to the innovative uses some businesses have been thinking up for the technology. The conference focused on the myriad of ways augmented reality can be used, from marketing to medical research, and how the technology can be taken beyond the realm of novelty. The event attracted many leading AR companies, but…

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Mimvi prepares to launch new discovery application powered by augmented reality.

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Mimvi Inc., a developer of mobile applications for smart phones, has entered the arena of augmented reality with a new product that it hopes will change the face of Internet discovery. The company is known for its innovative discovery technology, which is a form of search engine, that combs through data and suggests content that users may find interesting. The company has been exploring the world of augmented reality for several months now and has produced new discovery technology that will make use of AR. Called Project Jupiter by developers,…

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AR glasses are not good enough, may take years to produce practical hardware for the technology

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Augmented reality technology may have come a long way, but the hardware associated with it is beginning to fall behind. AR is a growing craze in the mobile realm, but the technology is often used as a gimmick for games or other forms of fleeting entertainment. Smart phones can be used as an augmented reality visor of sorts, but holding a phone up for extended periods of time to get a glimpse of a digital display can be cumbersome. Eyewear, such as glasses and contact lenses, however, can unlock the…

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