Augmented Reality

10 Projects That Have Us Excited About the Next Generation of VR & AR

With leading high-end VR headsets debuting in 2016, we've had about two years to see what the first-generation VR experience looks like. While there's...

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...

Leap Motion Reveals First Extended Demo Shot Through North Star Headset

Back in April Leap Motion first revealed North Star, a prototype AR headset that's designed to replicate the features of a future high-end AR...

Leap Motion Open-sources Project North Star, An AR Headset Prototype With Impressive Specs

Earlier this year Leap Motion had been teasing some very compelling AR interface prototypes, demonstrated on an unknown headset. The company revealed that the...

Adobe’s Project Aero Aims to Help Creators Build AR Content

Adobe recently unveiled a new project that aims to take the company further into the realm of augmented reality. Called Project Aero, the newly...

Varjo Reveals Add-on for High Quality Pass-through AR, Launching in 2019

The first version of Varjo's 'bionic display' enterprise VR headset is due out later this year (see our latest hands-on), and the company has...

Google to Support Multi-user Shared AR Apps with ‘Cloud Anchors’ in ARCore

Today at Google I/O 2018, Google announced upgrades to its ARCore augmented reality technology, including a new feature called Cloud Anchors which will let...

Matt Miesnieks on the State of the AR Ecosystem

Matt Miesnieks is creating an AR cloud with 6D.AI, which aims to "synchronize 3D computer vision data across devices, time and space" in order...

Facebook Teases “Mixed Reality” Capabilities of Santa Cruz Headset

Facebook's VP of AR/VR Andrew “Boz” Bosworth showed a quick glimpse of a "mixed reality" game of soccer using Oculus Santa Cruz, the company's...

Leap Motion Teases Prototype ‘Collapsible’ User Interface for AR Headsets

Leap Motion, the company behind the hand-tracking depth sensor, recently tweeted out another through-the-headset view of a prototype UI, this time centered on how...

AR From an Architect’s Perspective, Spatial Computing, & Leap Motion’s North Star AR HMD

Keiichi Matsuda went from being a dystopian filmmaker to becoming the Vice President of Design at hand-tracking company Leap Motion. Matsuda is probably the...

ANTVR to Launch $500 ‘Mix’ AR Headset on Kickstarter in May

AntVR, the Beijing-based company known for their 2014 VR headset Kickstarter, is launching a new crowdfunding campaign soon focusing on a hybrid AR headset...

Vive Pro Gets AR Capabilities Thanks to HTC’s New Tools for Front-facing Cameras

HTC has announced a new set of tools allowing developers to build applications which take advantage of the Vive Pro's stereo front-facing cameras, effectively turning...

Facebook is Using Target Tracking to Unlock AR Experiences From Movie Posters and More

Facebook is expanding its augmented reality platform to make it possible for developers to create AR content tied to physical objects such as logos,...
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New Jersey Utility Uses Augmented Reality to Visualise Underground Infrastructure

vGIS, a new geographic information system (GIS) visualisation platform from the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) partner Meemim, is being used to view underground...
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