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New iPad Pro Gets LiDAR Scanner for Improved AR

LiDAR, the light detection and ranging technology, is usually found in commercial and industrial equipment for things like 3D scanning buildings, land, and other...

Report: Apple to Announce ARKit Updates at WWDC 2019 Including OS Support for AR...

Apple has been continuously iterating on ARKit, its augmented reality development tool that lets creators make smartphone-based AR experiences. The company unveiled ARKit at...

Dent Reality Aims to Bring AR Indoor Directions to Malls, Airports & Retail Stores

Navigating indoors is still a pretty old school experience: you look for a map of shops, bathrooms, and accessibility ramps and follow signs to...

New Startup Artie Wants to Bring AI-driven Avatars to Augmented Reality

Former Felix & Paul chief content officer Ryan Horrigan and former Milk VR and VRSE.works producer Armando Kirwin have banded together to found Artie,...

‘Super Kaiju’ Studio Unveils ‘Galaga AR’ Multiplayer Game, ‘AR Arcade’ Series Coming in 2019

Apple's 'Gather Round' product event took place today, and while the company is predictably heavy on the new hardware iterations, including Apple Watch Series...

Niantic Offers Tantalizing Peek at Upcoming AR Tech, Announces New Platform for Third-party Devs

Niantic, the developer behind Pokémon Go and the upcoming Harry Potter AR game, announced they'll be opening up access to their latest work in...

iPhone & iPad Users Can Now Play ‘Star Wars’ HoloChess in Augmented Reality For...

Disney and Lenovo teamed up last year to produce Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, a sampler of Star Wars games that worked with Lenovo's smartphone-driven Mirage...

Dev Behind ‘Mario AR’ Brings ‘Street Fighter II’ to Life with ARKit

You might know developer Abhishek Singh from his HoloLens version of Super Mario Bros. (1985) that went viral back in June 2017, or maybe his more recent...

Augmented Reality Startup Ubiquity6 Emerges from Stealth With $10.5M in Funding

Ubiquity6, an augmented reality startup only a few months out of stealth, today announced a $10.5M Series A round led by Index Ventures, with First...

‘Yahoo! MAP’ for iOS Now Has AR Navigation Mode in Japan

Yahoo! Japan just updated their iOS-based Map application to include a new experimental AR mode which superimposes a blue pathway onto the physical world for...

‘Pokémon GO’ Now Uses Apple’s ARKit on iOS 11, Bringing Pokémon Closer to Reality

Pokémon GO, the massively successful location-based mobile game, just got an update on iOS 11 thanks to Apple's ARKit that gives iPhone 6s and above...
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‘HotStepper’ Gives You AR Directions with the Help of a Silly Half-naked Man

Thanks to augmented reality, the world is about to get weird. Real weird. Thankfully we're not the only ones who think so, because Nexus Studios,...

Report: Apple Could Release an AR Headset as Early as 2020

With the release of iOS 11, hundreds of millions of Apple devices gained the ability to perform basic augmented reality functions, albeit viewed through the screens of iPhones...

Amazon Brings Augmented Reality Product Previews to iOS App

'Try it before you buy it', the old adage goes. Well, an AR preview might not exactly be 'trying it', but Amazon's new 'AR...
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Devs Use ARKit to Make an iPhone Motion Controller for HoloLens

Ok, these ARKit experiments and mashups are getting darn cool. Here VR development studio Emergent linked together HoloLens and an iPhone with ARKit to...
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