Augmented reality contact lenses worn by people this week

Augmented Reality contect lens (not actual device)

CES will represent the first time that the public will see AR contacts on actual humans. With a true science fiction feel to the technology, human ready augmented reality contact lenses will be worn at CES, which is running from Tuesday through Friday, this week, and will represent an important leap forward for the tech. AR tech has been seen in a growing number of forms from windshields to various kinds of glasses and wearables. These augmented reality contact lenses are the latest in this development that would give a…

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Augmented reality devices could save companies millions

Augmented Reality head mounted display

Augmented reality devices could hold a great deal of economic promise Google Glass is often touted as a potentially powerful social networking and engagement tool due to its use of augmented reality. While such estimations may be accurate, Glass may also be a major boon for businesses. According to market research firm Gartner, Glass, and similar devices, could help businesses save $1 billion a year within the next five years. Augmented reality has a role to play in these savings as the technology unlocks new forms of communication. AR can…

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Wearable augmented reality field is heating up

augmented reality shoes (image not actual technology)

New challenger approaches for Google’s augmented reality glasses Google has been the dominating name in the augmented reality eyewear field for the better part of a year. The company’s Project Glass is not short of competition, but many of the wearable augmented reality systems being developed by its competitors are not likely to hit the market before Glass does. That is, of course, with the exception of Telepathy One, a new augmented reality system developed by Japanese entrepreneur Takahito Iguchi. Telepathy One may actually be the first wearable augmented reality…

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