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July 2017

The Future of Augmented Reality Is Now for Businesses

With the announcement of Google Glass Enterprise Edition last week, a literal behemoth entered the arena of companies serving augmented reality solutions to business customers. While Google Glass, with the backing of Alphabet, has the potential to be a disruptor,… Continue Reading →

Augmented-reality shopping on your smartphone? This patent hints at Amazon’s ambitions

It’s no secret that Amazon is intrigued by the potential applications of augmented reality for e-commerce – and one of those applications is explored in a newly published patent. Imagine that you’re shopping online for a classy watch or bracelet, and… Continue Reading →

Apple AR: ‘The Machines’ Demo Shows the Future of Tabletop Gaming

Tabletop games are classics. Most people think of games like Monopoly and Battleship when they think tabletop, but there are also world-intensive games like Dungeons and Dragons. These sort of games have been around for a long time, so it’s… Continue Reading →

Apple AR: Get Real Time Fitness Stats & Path Recommendations While You Run

When people work out, they want to get the absolute most out of their routine. Going on a run is great exercise, but finding an optimal route that works best for you can be difficult. Luckily, Apple’s ARKit has the… Continue Reading →

Using Augmented Reality Applications to Visualize 3D Radiology Images

Imagine using 3D technology to visualize planning for liver transplants and surgery. Thanks to research from Jesse Courtier, MD, associate professor of clinical pediatric radiology, that could soon become a reality.  Dr. Courtier is currently working with Bencin Studios to develop an imaging… Continue Reading →

Mario Kart in real life is the best use of AR so far – The Next Web

Anyone still wondering what the hype around augmented reality (AR) is all about need look no further than Hado Kart. This Mario Kart for AR is available at a Japanese arcade called 3rd Planet, a VR-focused playground. We’ve seen AR… Continue Reading →

DHL Supply Chain launches Australian augmented reality trial

Logistics company DHL Supply Chain is staging an augmented reality trial with one of its Australian customers as it assesses the productivity benefits that AR can deliver to warehouse operations. The project, using smart glasses to aid ‘picking’ during order… Continue Reading →

Scroll ring by RCA graduate Nat Martin lets users easily interact with augmented reality

One ring rules an entire augmented-reality interface in this project by Royal College of Art graduate Nat Martin. Scroll is a prototype controller that looks like an ordinary ring. Whereas most current augmented-reality (AR) experiences rely on smartphones or separate… Continue Reading →

Google’s New Approach To Glass Could Be The Killer App For Augmented Reality

Google shifted their attention away from consumer-oriented Google Glass applications when they abandoned their Explorer program in 2015. Instead, they focused on an Enterprise version of Glass designed for use in business, industry and health care environments where people need… Continue Reading →

Augmented Reality Market Worth 61.39 Billion USD by 2023

According to the new research report “Augmented Reality Market by Offering (Hardware (Sensor, Displays & Projectors, Cameras), and Software), Device Type (Head-Mounted, Head-Up, Handheld), Application (Enterprise, Consumer, Commercial, Automotive) and Geography – Global forecast to 2023”, published by MarketsandMarkets(TM) ,… Continue Reading →

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