Creative Control is a stylish look into the augmented reality nightmare we’re all about to live in | The Verge

Over the past 10 years technologies like smartphones and VR have marched steadily from the pages of speculative fiction and into reality, and given how ubiquitous these technologies have become it’s not surprising to see fears related to their rise pop up in movies and television. Cultural relevance isn’t the same thing as resonance, however, […]

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Microsoft wants to fix video calls using projections in your room

The idea behind Microsoft’s Room2Room augmented reality setup is to make you feel like you’re hanging out with another person and converse more naturally. Source: Microsoft wants to fix video calls using projections in your room Share This:

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BMW Just Debuted a Sci-Fi Motorcycle Helmet

It includes augmented reality so drivers don’t have to look down at their gauges. F-35 fighter pilots have been using augmented reality built into their helmets for years to keep an eye on the plane’s gauges, monitors, and weapons systems without having to look down. Now that technology is coming to motorcycle riders, courtesy of […]

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SLAM Is Now a Reality on Unity 3D

Unity support for SLAM is a major milestone, not only for Kudan, but the wider AR community. Howard Ogden, Chief Evangelist at Kudan says, “With environment tracking it’s possible to create AR apps that people can use on a whim, effortlessly, whether they’re out on the street, in the park, or even in a plane […]

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This app lets you draw digital connections between physical objects | The Verge

Whether we like it or not, more and more of the world’s objects are coming online. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and NFC standards are all being used make everything from your car to your smoke alarm digitally connected. The problem is, how do we control and understand what all these objects can do? A group of researchers from […]

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Blippar Demonstrates New Real-Time Augmented Reality App

Ambarish Mitra just revealed Blippar’s next-generation app at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015. By just pointing the app at everyday objects, the app identifies.. Source: Blippar Demonstrates New Real-Time Augmented Reality App Share This:

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Life, enhanced: UW professors study legal, social complexities of an augmented reality future | UW Today

Augmented reality is the enhancement of human perception through overlaying technologies that can expand, annotate and even record the user’s moment-to-moment experience. Those designing coming augmented reality systems should make them adaptable to change, resistant to hacking and responsive to the needs of diverse users, according to a white paper by an interdisciplinary group of […]

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