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Augmented reality glasses unveiled by Sony in prototype form

Augmented reality glasses unveiled by Sony in prototype form

They have now come out with the first form of the Smart EyeGlass, which allows both eyes to see the display. Sony has now come up with a prototype of augmented reality glasses that could, one day, give Google Glass a run for its money, as the Smart EyeGlass features a built-in projector for displaying images and text that will be visible in both eyes. Apps for this wearable technology include everything from mapping to cooking. These augmented … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality used by Sony to highlight PS4 camera

Augmented reality used by Sony to highlight PS4 camera

A trailer called “The Playroom” has now been released as an introduction to the PlayStation 4 console. Though Sony has now come out with many details regarding its PS4 game console, including its price and the fact that it will allow used games to be played – unlike its primary competition, the Xbox – it has not had much to say about its new controller sensing camera other than the latest release that it provided through … Read entire article »

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Sony takes aim at Google with its own augmented reality glasses

Sony takes aim at Google with its own augmented reality glasses

Sony sets sights on augmented reality Google has attracted a great deal of attention to its augmented reality Project Glass over the past year. The company has taken several opportunities to show off the capabilities of Glass and prove that it is a unique way to change the way people see the world. Throughout 2012, Glass became significantly less unique as other technology companies began introducing their own versions of augmented reality eyewear. Sony is one … Read entire article »

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Sony shows off AR game for PS Vita

Sony shows off AR game for PS Vita

PS Vita continues to attract attention from gamers Sony has been laboring to make augmented reality gaming a staple for the gaming industry. Earlier this year, the company launched the Playstation Vita, which is a handheld gaming platform with augmented reality capabilities. The PS Vita has managed to expose gamers to augmented reality and its possibilities in gaming, thus ramping up the demand for games that are more interactive and engaging. Recently, Sony unveiled a new … Read entire article »

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Sony to show off augmented reality device at Tokyo Game Show

Sony to show off augmented reality device at Tokyo Game Show

Sony expected to unveil augmented reality device Japanese technology pioneer Sony has been ramping up the hype surrounding its new head-mounted augmented reality system. Sony recently revealed that it was working on such a system, which led to speculation that it would be a new peripheral for the upcoming Playstation 4. The technology company has kept the fine details of its augmented reality system a secret, but may reveal more information at the upcoming Tokyo Games … Read entire article »

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Sony reveals more information about the Wonderbook

Sony reveals more information about the Wonderbook

New Wonderbook information revealed Sony has been hard at work incorporating augmented reality into its products. At this year’s E3, Sony unveiled its first major foray into augmented reality with the Wonderbook: Book of Spells product. The Wonderbook is based on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter mythos and utilizes augmented reality to bring magic to life. Developers from Sony’s London Studios have revealed new information concerning the Wonderbook and the technology it will be using to capture … Read entire article »

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Sony shows off new augmented reality application

Sony shows off new augmented reality application

Video showcases LiveAction Augmented Reality app Japanese technology giant Sony has been experimenting with augmented reality recently. The company’s interest in augmented reality revolves around the technology’s ability to engage consumers. Sony has recently released a video showing off its new LiveAction Augmented Reality application, which aims to blur the line that separates the physical and digital worlds. The video shows one of the possible uses of the augmented reality system has developed, but the system’s … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality glasses from Sony may be coming

Augmented reality glasses from Sony may be coming

Sony shows interest in augmented reality Famed electronics and technology company Sony has been begun to embrace augmented reality more readily. The company, which has deep ties to the game industry, has been feeling the pressure from its competitors to adopt augmented reality technology and provide consumers with a new experience. Consumers have shown a great deal of interest in augmented reality and its various uses, with much of this interest being directed at Google … Read entire article »

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Sony unveils new Wonderbooks augmented reality system at E3

Sony unveils new Wonderbooks augmented reality system at E3

Wonderbooks may add a new dimension to literature The 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) has arrived, bringing with it a vast assortment of new gadgets and technological advances in the world of gaming. Augmented reality has become a popular subject at this year’s event, with many game developers, publishers, and mobile technology companies making use of the technology. Sony, in particular, has been very vocal of its use of augmented reality during this year’s event. The … Read entire article »

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Microsoft files patent for new augmented reality project

Microsoft files patent for new augmented reality project

Microsoft is the latest addition to technology companies working on developing head-mounted augmented reality devices. The company has recently filed a patent for a new AR headset. The company has been very selective about the information it is sharing regarding its new project, but the device may be used for next generation gaming platforms. Early this year, news arose of Microsoft working on the Xbox 720, the successor to the massively successful Xbox 360. Given … Read entire article »

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Sony opens up about the augmented reality technology behind the Playstation Vita

Sony opens up about the augmented reality technology behind the Playstation Vita

Augmented reality’s incorporation into the world of gaming is currently being championed by Japanese developer Sony and their new handheld device the Playstation Vita. In the months and weeks before the handheld console was released, Sony had touted the device as one of the most advanced gaming platforms ever made. This was mostly because of its use of augmented reality. The company kept the specific details of the technology used in the Vita under wraps, … Read entire article »

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Sony partners with Novarama to expand their portfolio of AR games

Sony partners with Novarama to expand their portfolio of AR games

Sony is investing heavily into augmented reality technology. At this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the company unveiled its new gaming platform, the PS Vita. The system drew much acclaim from audiences in attendance for its innovative use of AR technology. Now Sony is furthering their venture into the field of AR by partnering with Novarama Technology, a game developer based in Spain. Novarama is well known as being one of the only game developers … Read entire article »

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