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Planes 2: Fire & Rescue reminds us that Kinect can still be fun

Planes 2: Fire & Rescue reminds us that Kinect can still be fun

By 28 July 2014

Following on from the use of Microsoft's Kinect to help promote Iron Man 3, by letting you become Iron Man, Disney has turned to the new Kinect for Windows v2 to promote Planes 2: Fire & Rescue. Visiting a series of Odeon cinemas across the UK, the new... >>

Project Tango Development Kit puts a 3D-mapping Nvidia K1 tablet in your hands

Project Tango Development Kit puts a 3D-mapping Nvidia K1 tablet in your hands

By 6 June 2014

Launched initially in an experimental state, the unveiling of the Nvidia-powered Project Tango Development Kit starts to move Project Tango towards the real world. Project Tango is designed to give mobile devices a better understanding of the 3D space... >>

Upset by Facebook’s Oculus Rift acquisition? Never fear, True Player Gear is here

Upset by Facebook’s Oculus Rift acquisition? Never fear, True Player Gear is here

By 28 March 2014

Oculus Rift might have an altered future now that Facebook is in charge, but gamers need not fear. True Player Gear promises to be a replacement that offers all the awesomeness of the Rift and much more. The six year old, five employee startup from... >>

Augmented reality changing room lets you try on clothes without stripping off

Augmented reality changing room lets you try on clothes without stripping off

By 27 March 2014

If clothes shopping is as hated a task for you as it is for us, the augmented reality changing room will be a welcome innovation. We got to try out a sample model at the Flux Innovation Lounge in east London organised by Engage Productions. The device,... >>

Rescape AR iPhone game system takes your environment and turns it into Call of Duty

Rescape AR iPhone game system takes your environment and turns it into Call of Duty

By 18 March 2014

Swedish developer 13th Lab has created an iPhone game platform that uses a player's surroundings as the backdrop for fully immersive first-person shooters, even turning fellow combatants into in-game soldiers or enemies. Rescape is made up of an hardware... >>

Fujitsu Intelligent Glove uses augmented reality for working with complex machines

Fujitsu Intelligent Glove uses augmented reality for working with complex machines

By 24 February 2014

Fujitsu has demonstrated a prototype of its Intelligent Glove augmented reality system at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The technology uses a pair of glasses with a camera and screen built in. This nose-heavy lump was connected to a smartphone... >>

Q-Warrior heads-up display being tested in the field: Google Glass for soldiers

Q-Warrior heads-up display being tested in the field: Google Glass for soldiers

By 19 February 2014

BAE Systems has announced that the Q-Warrior helmet mounted display system is "exceeding expectations" during real-time field testing in the UK. The system is specially designed for soldiers who need distinctive capabilities, such as identifying hostile... >>

Be a genuine superhero with Morphsuits' AR enhanced Marvel costumes

Be a genuine superhero with Morphsuits' AR enhanced Marvel costumes

By 17 February 2014

Morphsuits has partnered with Marvel Comics to launch a range of its spandex adult costumes designed around five of the most iconic superheroes around. And what's more, they are all Zappar app-enabled so have heroic augmented reality elements added when... >>

Epson Moverio BT-200 AR smart specs take on Google Glass at its own game

Epson Moverio BT-200 AR smart specs take on Google Glass at its own game

By 7 January 2014

Epson has unveiled a set of augmented reality smart glasses that offer a digitally enhanced view of the real world. The Moverio BT-200 glasses feature a front-facing camera, GPS system, compass and accelerometer, so they can sense the world around the... >>

Got an HP printer? Print your own augmented reality Christmas cards using HP Live Photo

Got an HP printer? Print your own augmented reality Christmas cards using HP Live Photo

By 16 December 2013

It’s not too late to send out Christmas cards - it’s also not too old fashioned, not anymore. HP has announced HP Live Photo which lets you embed videos in printed images for others to see using their smart devices. HP Live Photo works like this:... >>