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Wearable tech from Sony could bring mobile payments to the wrist

Wearable tech from Sony could bring mobile payments to the wrist

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The company’s FeliCa smartcard chip is being prepared for use in smartwatches and other wearables. Recent technology news reports are now showing that Sony is looking to take part in a whole new level of wearable tech, with the creation of a chip that could allow smartwatches and other devices of this nature to be capable of contactless mobile payments. This could help to convert the wearables industry into products that are more … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Payments, Technology News

Sony brings NFC technology to SmartWatch 2

Sony brings NFC technology to SmartWatch 2

SmartWatch 2 equipped with NFC technology Amid a tide of rumors suggesting Apple’s interest in developing wearable technology and Google’s plans to launch augmented reality glasses, Japanese technology giant Sony has made a surprising move. Sony has unveiled its SmartWatch 2, which it hopes will revolutionize the mobile market and have a major impact on consumers that are interested in wearable technology. Notably, the SmartWatch 2 is equipped with NFC technology, which significantly expands its potential … Read entire article »

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This Week’s Mobile Commerce Round Up

This Week’s Mobile Commerce Round Up

Check out this week’s mobile commerce news round up with our new video news series…    Articles Covered and Notes For Review… Technology news rumors suggest the next iPhone will be out in June The most recent predictions being made by experts and bloggers in the mobile industry suggest that the iPhone 5S will be debuted on June 20. These predictions align with the typical launch cycles of previous iPhones, with initial news of these new mobile devices showing up … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, QR Codes, Technology News

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 »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, International, Technology News, United States

Xperia TL coming soon from AT&T and Sony

Xperia TL coming soon from AT&T and Sony

Launch of Xperia TL to be “soon” AT&T is expected to facilitate the launch of Sony’s new Xperia TL smart phone in the coming months. Sony announced that the Xperia T series will see a launch in late August earlier this year. The launch of the new series was heralded by the Xperia V and Xperia Tablet S, two devices that won a great deal of acclaim for what they did. Now, the Xperia TL is … 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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Gamers to use Vita to solve mystery at Tokyo Game Show

Gamers to use Vita to solve mystery at Tokyo Game Show

Vita to be used as augmented reality detective tool There will be a mystery afoot at this year’s Tokyo Game Show (TGS), and the only way to solve it is by using the Playstation Vita. The Vita launched earlier this year and garnered acclaim for its use of augmented reality. Sony has been keen to show off the capabilities of the Vita since its release. The company has plans to showcase its various endeavors in the … Read entire article »

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Xbox 720 may bring augmented reality to consoles

Xbox 720 may bring augmented reality to consoles

Xbox 720 may have augmented reality capabilities Rumors are circulating regarding the release of Microsoft’s highly anticipated Xbox 720, the next iteration of the company’s acclaimed gaming console. Though the console does not have an official name yet, some are speculating that the Xbox 720 could be released as early as 2013. Whatever the actual release date for the console is, it is expected to usher in a new era of gaming due to Microsoft’s ambitious … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Entertainment Industry, Featured News, Technology News, Trends, United States