Augmented Reality

Latest

Microsoft HoloLens preview: An augmented vision that's still very much in the future

Microsoft HoloLens preview: An augmented vision that's still very much in the future

By

Microsoft HoloLens is the company's stab at delivering what it believes is the next big thing. Rather than go down the virtual reality route favoured by Oculus, HTC, Samsung, Google and others, Microsoft believes augmenting our reality is the future.... >>

NASA is making an exhibit that'll let you roam Mars using Microsoft HoloLens

NASA is making an exhibit that'll let you roam Mars using Microsoft HoloLens

By

You'll be able to explore Mars in a few months, as long as you're near Florida.  Shortly after Microsoft ended its main keynote at Build 2016, NASA announced that it teamed up with the Windows 10-maker to let you take a virtual tour of Mars using Microsoft's HoloLens... >>

Microsoft HoloLens may not reach consumers for a while, it has a hot issue to deal with

Microsoft HoloLens may not reach consumers for a while, it has a hot issue to deal with

By

Today the Microsoft Build 2016 developer conference kicks off and there is expected to be plenty of HoloLens chat. Despite growing excitement, it could still be a while before we get past the stage of developer-only access to the augmented reality headset.... >>

Virtuali-Tee AR t-shirts not for the squeamish, will take your kids on a fun, bloody ride

Virtuali-Tee AR t-shirts not for the squeamish, will take your kids on a fun, bloody ride

By

Engaging children in educational pursuits is a fickle old game. A popular route to success has been with edgy content from shows like Horrible Histories. Based on the books of the same name these highlight the gruesome side of life in the past, in a way... >>

Intel augmented reality headset to merge worlds, real and virtual

Intel augmented reality headset to merge worlds, real and virtual

By

Intel is reportedly working on its own augmented reality headset that could be the biggest jump forward yet. The lines between the virtual and real worlds are about to blur. According to sources of the Wall Street Journal, Intel is working on an AR headset... >>

One day you'll use Microsoft HoloLens to watch the Super Bowl

One day you'll use Microsoft HoloLens to watch the Super Bowl

By

At some point in the near future, you'll be able to beam a 3D hologram of Tom Brady onto your coffee table. Or at least that's what Microsoft has suggested. In an attempt to capitalise on Super Bowl 50 this weekend, the Redmond-based company has released... >>

Samsung Gear VR camera will capture 360-degree video for virtual reality

Samsung Gear VR camera will capture 360-degree video for virtual reality

By

Samsung has been rumoured as another company that will offer a 360-degree camera rig for virtual reality video, and now it's here. The Samsung Gear 360 has been revealed by Sam Mobile with an expected unveil from Samsung at MWC at its 21 February Unpacked... >>

What is the difference between VR and AR?

What is the difference between VR and AR?

By

Virtual reality and augmented reality. VR and AR. Oye. What does it all mean? There is absolutely no denying that virtual reality is one of the main hot trends in Silicon Valley right now, but those of you who are interested in the latest developments... >>

Asus is working on augmented reality glasses for 2016

Asus is working on augmented reality glasses for 2016

By

Asus is now officially set to enter the augmented reality wearables market next year, according to its CEO. The company previously teased it might do so and now that sentiment has become official plans. Jerry Shen, CEO, said at an earnings webcast: "It... >>

Epson Moverio BT-2000 takes humanity a step closer to becoming cyborgs

Epson Moverio BT-2000 takes humanity a step closer to becoming cyborgs

By

Epson has announced the third generation of its Moverio headset today in the Moverio BT-2000. This new augmented realty headset wants to blend reality and the virtual world to help make life easier. The BT-2000 features a host of sensors, projectors and... >>