In a recent development, the Cupertino giant Apple has acquired Akonia Holographics LLC, a startup displays for augmented-reality glasses. This acquisition is a big sign of Apple’s ambition towards the wearable device based on AR technology. Continue reading “Apple acquires Akonia Holographics to strengthen AR portfolio”
Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook’s new augmented reality platform called Camera Effects Platform on first day of the F8 2017 conference. Launched in open beta, the platform turns smartphone cameras into the first AR platform, providing an opportunity for artists and developers to create effects for the Facebook camera.
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Apple is expected to integrate its Augmented Reality technology into the iPhone’s camera app. If the information circulating around the Internet is true, the company is currently working on to create a database of 3D objects, so that the device recognize it when the user points the phone at the real-time object. Continue reading “Apple could integrate Augmented Reality technology into iPhone camera app”
At a time when several tech giants like Google and Facebook are investing and foraying into the virtual reality, Intel is going with augmented reality. The chipmaker is working on an augmented reality headset based on its 3D RealSense camera technology, according to a latest report from the Wall Street Journal.
Epson has announced the third generation of its Moverio smart glasses for augmented reality at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The smart glasses features silicon-based OLED digital display by Epson that is suitable for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality technology.
LG has announced that it will unveil HOM-BOT Turbo+ robotic vacuum cleaner with augmented reality at CES 2016. The vacuum cleaner from the company looks similar to a Roomba robot vacuum but it is equipped with the augmented reality feature.
Asus has confirmed that it is foraying into the augmented reality market. The company revealed that it is building its own augmented reality headset sometime in 2016.
Apple has scooped up augmented reality company Metaio, according to a report from Tech Crunch. The financial terms of the deal are not disclosed.
Alive, the augmented reality platform from Times Internet has announced the launch of the ‘Alive Wedding Cards’ service. Based on company’s Alive Studio platform, the service makes wedding cards more interactive with the augmented reality touch.
Nokia’s HERE Maps service is one of the core reasons to opt for a Lumia Windows Phone device given the excellent offline mapping service offered. Nokia has decided to take it one step forward with the addition of augmented reality features under the LiveSight branding.
At the recent TechLife event in Delhi,we got a chance to check out some really cool demos showcasing the best that Qualcomm has to offer. We got to witness some very interesting ways in which AR powered by Qualcomm’s Vuforia technology has been to put to use in the real world.
Nokia Beta Labs just announced a new application for Symbian devices. Nokia Live View is an augmented reality browser which taps into the phone camera , GPS modules to give you real time information about locations around you.
Layar has launched their Layar Reality Browser for phones running Symbian OS. Layar claims it to be a truly terrific augmented reality experience for the users.