Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality

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...

4 Interesting New ARCore Apps Hitting Google Play Store

ARCore, Google's augmented reality software development kit for Android devices, was recently made available on 13 flagship smartphones - giving over 100 million devices, the...

Update: Weta’s Concept First-person Shooter is Really Coming to Magic Leap One

Magic Leap One, the upcoming AR headset from one of the most well-funded startups in history, is said to arrive sometime this year. While...

‘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...

The Difference Between Smartglasses & AR Glasses, and Why Everyone is Confused

2018 will see the introduction of a number of 'smartglasses'. Initially, very few of these products will be capable of augmented reality, but many of...
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