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The year of VR continues as Vuzix brings its IWear 720 to eyes and ears

The year of VR continues as Vuzix brings its IWear 720 to eyes and ears

By 6 March 2015

Virtual reality is well and truly becoming a reality for 2015 with numerous headsets unveiled, the latest being the Vuzix iWear 720. HTC unveiled its Vive headset at Mobile World Congress this week for a late 2015 release and Oculus announced plans... >>

Skoda uses augmented reailty to let you design and try on a new Fabia

Skoda uses augmented reailty to let you design and try on a new Fabia

By 10 February 2015

Skoda has turned to tech to promote the Skoda Fabia and it will get your geeky self salivating. Using augmented reality, Skoda has set up a promotional booth in Waterloo Station, taking over the largest advertising screen in Europe.  You get to customise... >>

Seer: The augmented reality helmet that makes you feel like Iron Man

Seer: The augmented reality helmet that makes you feel like Iron Man

By 6 January 2015

We've just got as close as possible to experiencing what it must be like to be Tony Stark in his Iron Man suit thanks to a new augmented reality headset due out later this year.  You see, we've just been trying out Seer, a new low-tech augmented reality... >>

Take an augmented reality tour of the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport before it's released

Take an augmented reality tour of the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport before it's released

By 11 December 2014

Land Rover has embraced the wonderful world of augmented reality to offer anyone a chance to virtually tour its new Discovery Sport before it physically arrives. Anyone wishing to take a close look at the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport before it's in... >>

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... >>