Augmented reality quilt could stop loneliness among hospitalized children

Augmented reality quilt

Augmented reality as a tool to stave off loneliness Loneliness can be a serious problem that typically receives very little attention. Thousands of people around the world struggle with this issue, but the problem is most pronounced among those that have been hospitalized. Those that have been forced into hospitalization by serious illnesses or injuries must often contend with separation from their loved ones. In this case, loneliness can serve as an impediment to the recovery process, especially among hospitalized children that are unaccustomed to being separated from their parents…

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Augmented reality from Fisher-Price converts iPads into children’s toys

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The technology has been applied to the latest app for change the way that children experience the world. Fisher-Price, always a leader in children’s toys, has now released an app that has allowed them to use augmented reality to keep up with the very latest in cutting edge mobile technology to appeal to tech savvy kids and parents. The new Apptivity set line from the toy manufacturer is geared specifically toward preschoolers. The app is designed to be child safe, so that kids can use it without being able to…

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Augmented reality makes its way to Sesame Street

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Big Bird is bringing AR technology to children through the latest smartphone innovations. Preschoolers are going to have another reason to want to use their parents’ smartphones, as Sesame Workshop has started working with Qualcomm in order to provide an augmented reality experience. The popular Big Bird character took the stage at the most recent Consumer Electronics Show. He was in the spotlight at the event in order to announce the Sesame Street augmented reality app. It is called “Big Bird’s Words” and it allows children to use their parents’…

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