Sony reveals more information about the Wonderbook

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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 the adoration of consumers. Video shows off development of Wonderbook The London Studio has…

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Sony shows off new augmented reality application

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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 potential is considered to be quite significant. App utilizes the camera of a smart…

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Augmented reality glasses from Sony may be coming

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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 for its hyped Project Glass. Project Glass aims to bring augmented reality to eyewear, a…

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Sony unveils new Wonderbooks augmented reality system at E3

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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 acclaimed game and console developer has unveiled its new Wonderbook system, which aims to…

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Microsoft files patent for new augmented reality project

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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 the company’s latest patent filing, the possibility of a new Xbox console may not be…

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