Augmented Reality

Forum discussion tagged with Augmented Reality.
  1. A

    Google Glass Lives Again: What You Get for $999

    Google is back with a new iteration of Glass specifically for businesses — and once again, you can't buy one. Google Glass Lives Again: What You Get for $999 : Read more
  2. P

    Info Microsoft Reveals $3,500 HoloLens 2 Developer Kit

    Microsoft launched today the HoloLens 2 Development Edition, a $3,500 package designed to help developers build for mixed reality. Microsoft Reveals $3,500 HoloLens 2 Developer Kit : Read more
  3. Matthew262

    Discussion Idea for AR gaming!

    Last night i was just laying in bed whilst thinking about the future of AR and VR. Personally i think AR will hit the market sooner than virtual reality mainly due to VR needing whole new worlds to be programmed whilst AR already has a world, earth. This is probably a stupid idea, it probably...
  4. Vuzix Blade Review: These $1,000 AR Glasses Are Fun But Frustrating

    Vuzix Blade Review: These $1,000 AR Glasses Are Fun But Frustrating The Vuzix Blade represents the next step for augmented reality glasses, but they're far from being a must-have.
  5. G

    Samsung Patents Curved VR Display With 180-Degree Field of View

    The new design will increase the headset’s field of view without making it larger. Samsung Patents Curved VR Display With 180-Degree Field of View : Read more
  6. D

    Microsoft HoloLens 2 Rumor Roundup: Everything You Need to Know

    The new HoloLens 2 from Microsoft is expected to be faster, offer a wider field of view and come with a cheaper price tag. Microsoft HoloLens 2 Rumor Roundup: Everything You Need to Know : Read more
  7. S

    In app video availability?

    Hey guys, I am trying to understand if there is a way to incorporate a video record & share feature within an AR App where the AR feature is activated by markers on a t-shirt and you aren't placing it on a open plane. Reason I ask is we are currently developing an app for Augmented Reality...
  8. PhilipMichaels

    HoloLens 2 Will Likely Launch Feb. 24 at Mobile World Congress

    Microsoft is hosting an event at Mobile World Congress in February, and all signs point to a new version of its HoloLens augmented reality headset. HoloLens 2 Will Likely Launch Feb. 24 at Mobile World Congress : Read more
  9. misssmith11

    Sennheiser Ambeo AR One Combines Real and Virtual Audio

    Today I recorded music in augmented reality, and it's all thanks to Sennheiser’s Ambeo AR One headphones. Sennheiser Ambeo AR One Combines Real and Virtual Audio : Read more
  10. M

    Vuzix Blade Hands-on Review: These $1,000 AR Glasses Are Not Quite Ready

    Finally shipping after a year in development, Vuzix's augmented-reality glasses are still in need of some refinement. Vuzix Blade Hands-on Review: These $1,000 AR Glasses Are Not Quite Ready : Read more
  11. M

    You Can Finally Buy Vuzix’s AR Glasses (For a Measly $999)

    Vuzix is finally shipping out its AR, Alexa-enabled smart glasses. But they don't come cheap. You Can Finally Buy Vuzix’s AR Glasses (For a Measly $999) : Read more
  12. M

    Snapchat Unveils Lenses for Dogs - How to Use Them

    You can now add fun animations to your best friend in Snapchat. Snapchat Unveils Lenses for Dogs - How to Use Them : Read more
  13. henrytcasey

    Bose's Awesome AR Glasses Are Finally Up for Pre-Order

    We first saw Bose's impressive augmented reality glasses last March, and they're finally available for pre-order. Bose's Awesome AR Glasses Are Finally Up for Pre-Order : Read more
  14. G

    Star Wars AR Kit Just Dropped to $50

    Train like a Jedi for a fraction of the cost with this Star Wars Black Friday deal. Star Wars AR Kit Just Dropped to $50 : Read more
  15. misssmith11

    Remember Hololens? It Just Got a Huge Update

    Microsoft finaly re-released the Windows 10 October Update and with it a slew of features for Hololens and the Mixed Reality headsets. Remember Hololens? It Just Got a Huge Update : Read more
  16. S

    Help with University research

    Hi there! I'm a student at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences and I'm doing research for a project about mobile AR gaming. Could anyone help me with the following questions or provide me with good sources with useful information? - What are trends in mobile AR gaming at the...
  17. G

    New Apple Patent Teases Kinect-Like 3D Motion Camera

    A patent shows a system that can track not only your hands and body but your gaze. New Apple Patent Teases Kinect-Like 3D Motion Camera : Read more
  18. G

    Star Wars Jedi Challenges At Lowest Price Ever

    Test your lightsaber skills with Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, which is now over 50 percent off. Star Wars Jedi Challenges At Lowest Price Ever : Read more
  19. R

    Attempting to make custom augmented reality

    Not sure if this is allowed in these forums, but I don't really know where else to put this. I had an idea, after watching a video of some racecar driver driving a car whilst wearing a VR headset, with his view being from a camera attached to the back of his car, and the idea I had was, what if...
  20. G

    Apple Is Clearly Working on AR Glasses

    Apple buying a startup manufacturer of lenses for augmented reality glasses is one of many clear signs that Cupertino is building AR glasses. Apple Is Clearly Working on AR Glasses : Read more
  21. PhilipMichaels

    Acer Refines Its Mixed Reality Approach With New Headset

    The Ojo 500 will be the first Windows mixed reality headset where you can separate the lens from the head band, making it more ideal to use where multiple people will wear the device. Acer Refines Its Mixed Reality Approach With New Headset : Read more
  22. U

    Virtual Reality Technology

    How far are we from virtual reality or augmented reality becoming a mainstream platform? The reason I ask this is because technology is always taking a leap ahead. Every new day we see something new popup. Will the way things are turning up let one piece of tech settle down.
  23. henrytcasey

    Magic Leap One Preview Roundup: Is It Worth the Hype?

    The Magic Leap One is the most-hyped AR headset in forever, and while critics enjoyed it, they don't think you should buy one. Magic Leap One Preview Roundup: Is It Worth the Hype? : Read more
  24. misssmith11

    Will AT&T's Magic Leap Exclusive Make Us Embrace AR?

    AT&T will be the exclusive carrier of Magic Leap's highly-anticipated mixed-reality headset. Will AT&T's Magic Leap Exclusive Make Us Embrace AR? : Read more
  25. Mark Spoonauer

    Apple's ARKit 2 Is a Leap Forward, But It's Not Enough

    The promise of shared AR experiences in ARKit is exciting, but Apple still has a long way to go towards making augmented reality more than a novelty. Apple's ARKit 2 Is a Leap Forward, But It's Not Enough : Read more
  26. PhilipMichaels

    Google Just Showed Me the Future of AR (Hint: It's Not Solitary)

    A change to Google's ARCore tools means developers can build apps where you'll be able to see the same virtual images on your phone that others are seeing on theirs. Google Just Showed Me the Future of AR (Hint: It's Not Solitary) : Read more
  27. G

    Microsoft and Samsung Teaming Up on 'Powerful' AR Headset (Report)

    The companies are reportedly working on a wireless headset that uses both augmented reality and virtual reality. Microsoft and Samsung Teaming Up on 'Powerful' AR Headset (Report) : Read more
  28. AndrewFreedman

    Watch: Leap Motion's Cheap AR Headset Boasts Amazing Hand Tracking

    Leap Motion has revealed in augmented reality developer kit, with open source hardware and software to make cheap headsets with accurate hand-tracking on board. Watch: Leap Motion's Cheap AR Headset Boasts Amazing Hand Tracking : Read more
  29. M

    How to incorporate Fusion 360 file into live video, and use the moving parts?

    I need help on making an advertisement video for a product I have designed and rendered on Fusion 360. It's a desktop organizer for school teachers, and it has moving parts like drawers, flaps, and a tablet screen that slides out of it. I want to shoot the advertisement on camera, and want to...
  30. M

    I need to buy a PC for Augmented Reality.

    I need to buy an PC that is ready for an AR headset (Meta -2). For the PC my budget is 800. I won't use it for intense gaming but I want something that I can upgrade and build on. For now Its mostly for data visualization and multiple screen interaction. I am new to gaming PCs. Where do I start...
  31. G

    How Smart Is Bixby on Galaxy S9? Here's Our Report Card

    Samsung has upgraded Bixby, but how well does it perform? We tested its ability to recognize objects, translate phrases in other languages and follow directions. How Smart Is Bixby on Galaxy S9? Here's Our Report Card : Read more
  32. G

    Google Lens Guide: What You Can Do with Google's AI-Powered Feature

    Google Lens is coming to all smartphones, adding new smarts to your camera. Here's what Google's machine learning-powered feature can do for you. Google Lens Guide: What You Can Do with Google's AI-Powered Feature : Read more
  33. henrytcasey

    The Best and Weirdest Tech of SXSW 2018

    From Bose's fascinating audio AR sunglasses to Ready Player One's VR games, and even a wacky snack shopping experience here's what we loved from this year's SXSW. The Best and Weirdest Tech of SXSW 2018 : Read more
  34. apiltch

    Toshiba Launches Windows-Powered AR Glasses for Business

    A new headset from Toshiba lets business users share their point of view, make Skype calls or read documents in the field. Toshiba Launches Windows-Powered AR Glasses for Business : Read more
  35. G

    Mystery No More: Here's How Much Magic Leap Will Cost

    The Magic Leap will apparently cost around the same as the iPhone, and the company is also partering with the NBA. Mystery No More: Here's How Much Magic Leap Will Cost : Read more
  36. E

    Quiz based Augmented Reality?

    Hello everybody, I am a newbie to Augmented Reality, I want to make a quiz game with Augmented Reality, but I don't know what to do. So, maybe any help or even tutorial? Thank you
  37. C

    A10-7870K APU and Windows Mixed Reality Headset (HP) Compatibility

    Bought a HP headset without bothering to check requirements (yes, stupid I know). According to the VR system check the only real issue is that the on-die GPU uses WDDM 2.1 and VR needs 2.2. Is there anyway to force the driver to update? Does anyone with only an APU have a mixed reality headset...
  38. apiltch

    Bike to the Future: Solos Smart Cycling Glasses Use AR

    These $499 Smart Glasses feature an AR screen that puts your heart rate, distance and other key stats right in your field of view. Bike to the Future: Solos Smart Cycling Glasses Use AR : Read more
  39. Mark Spoonauer

    I Would Actually Wear the Vuzix Blade AR Glasses

    The Vuzix Blade augmented reality glasses are light and comfortable, offer a clear color display and offer Alexa, but it's a pretty pricey phone companion at $1,000. I Would Actually Wear the Vuzix Blade AR Glasses : Read more
  40. Mark Spoonauer

    Rokid AR Glasses Look Promising, But Need More Polish

    The Rokid AR Glasses make interacting with augmented reality fairly easy with different gestures, but it could use more time in the oven and more apps before launch. Rokid AR Glasses Look Promising, But Need More Polish : Read more
  41. apiltch

    Never Forget a Face, Miss a Fact with ThirdEye's X1 Smart Glasses

    This augmented reality headset uses object recognition to identify people and places, then imposes important information on your field of view. Never Forget a Face, Miss a Fact with ThirdEye's X1 Smart Glasses : Read more
  42. M

    Vuzix Launching First Alexa-Powered AR Glasses Next Week

    Vuzix's Blade AR glasses will have Amazon's voice assistant built in, but will they be worth the $1,000 price? Vuzix Launching First Alexa-Powered AR Glasses Next Week : Read more
  43. Mark Spoonauer

    8 Biggest Tech Trends to Watch at CES 2018

    From over-the-air wireless power and modular self-driving cars to augmented reality glasses you'd actually wear, these are the top tech trends to watch for in 2018. 8 Biggest Tech Trends to Watch at CES 2018 : Read more
  44. PhilipMichaels

    Pixie Point Review: Use AR to Find Your Keys

    Pixie Point stands out from other key finders by using augmented reality to help track down missing items. But the processor is more involved than it needs to be. Pixie Point Review: Use AR to Find Your Keys : Read more
  45. AndrewFreedman

    Finally: Magic Leap Reveals Its AR Headset

    A report from Glixel provides our first look at Magic Leap's AR Goggles, called Lightwear. Finally: Magic Leap Reveals Its AR Headset : Read more
  46. PhilipMichaels

    The Music Stops for Google's Project Tango

    In a tweet, Google announced it would end support for Tango in March to focus its AR efforts on the ARCore software development tools. The Music Stops for Google's Project Tango : Read more
  47. G

    Google's New AR Stickers Bring Star Wars to Life

    You'll need a Pixel or Pixel 2 running Android 8.1 to feel the force of Star Wars in augmented reality form. Google's New AR Stickers Bring Star Wars to Life : Read more
  48. henrytcasey

    2019 iPhone Will Fight Samsung with Laser AR

    Apple plans to add new laser-based camera sensors to the iPhone's rear lens so both sides of the phone can deliver the best possible AR experience. 2019 iPhone Will Fight Samsung with Laser AR : Read more
  49. AndrewFreedman

    Apple's AR Headset Coming with Whole New OS

    Apple is focusing on the development of a new augmented reality headset with its own chip and a brand new operating system. Apple's AR Headset Coming with Whole New OS : Read more
  50. AndrewFreedman

    All Mixed Up: I Spent 8 Weird Hours Wearing Microsoft’s New Headset

    The Cliff House in Windows 10 Mixed Reality lets you use apps and programs, but it's not suited for doing actual work. All Mixed Up: I Spent 8 Weird Hours Wearing Microsoft’s New Headset : Read more
  51. Mark Spoonauer

    Tim Cook Talks Apple AR Glasses for First Time

    Apple CEO Tim Cook says that technology doesn't exist to do AR glasses "in a quality way" yet but he also says most tech challenges can be solved. Tim Cook Talks Apple AR Glasses for First Time : Read more
  52. PhilipMichaels

    Most Anticipated Microsoft Mixed Reality Headsets

    Microsoft's Windows 10 Fall Creators Update ushers in new mixed reality features. Here are the headset that are best equipped to take advantage of those new features. Most Anticipated Microsoft Mixed Reality Headsets : Read more
  53. PhilipMichaels

    Samsung's Mixed Reality Headset Has AMOLED Displays, Spatial Audio

    Samsung's HMD Odyssey is joining Microsoft's array of mixed reality headsets as we get closer to the Oct. 17 launch of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Samsung's Mixed Reality Headset Has AMOLED Displays, Spatial Audio : Read more
  54. henrytcasey

    Chalk Is the AR App I’ve Been Waiting For

    Great for providing remote tech support, Chalk is a clever augmented-reality video calling app that lets you draw right on the other caller’s field of view. Chalk Is the AR App I’ve Been Waiting For : Read more
  55. Mike Andronico

    Google's Big Oct. 4 Event: What to Expect and How to Watch

    From two new Pixel 2 phones and a new Google Home Mini to a high-end Chromebook, here's everything Google is expected to announce. Google's Big Oct. 4 Event: What to Expect and How to Watch : Read more
  56. apiltch

    Dr. Panda Plus Home Designer: Augmented Reality for Kids

    Dr. Panda Plus Home Designer lets kids use augmented reality and their coloring skills to create and learn. Dr. Panda Plus Home Designer: Augmented Reality for Kids : Read more
  57. R

    What you could expect from Apple's Augmented Reality?

    During World Wide Developers’ Conference event, Apple announced ARKit, a platform for AR apps to live on for iPhone users. With the release of iPhone X two days ago, Apple is hoping to bank on augmented reality. The Cupertino company boasted at the event that it has the biggest AR system in...
  58. G

    Force Friday Festivities Pair with Star Wars' AR App

    Happy Force Friday! The Force is strong with all the new "Star Wars" merchandise and other festivities you can find in stores worldwide this Labor Day weekend. Force Friday Festivities Pair with Star Wars' AR App : Read more
  59. G

    What Is Apple's ARKit? Everything You Need to Know

    iOS 11 will bring augmented-reality experiences to iPhones and iPads. Here's what we know about Apple's AR plans so far. What Is Apple's ARKit? Everything You Need to Know : Read more
  60. PhilipMichaels

    The Best Star Wars Gear for Force Friday II

    From an AR headset that puts you right in the midst of a lightsaber battle to an R2 unit you build yourself, here’s some of the best Star Wars gear coming out for Force Friday. The Best Star Wars Gear for Force Friday II : Read more