It’s turning into a week of wearable computing, with Epson-partnered start-up Meta readying preorders for its true augmented reality headset. First revealed back in January, Meta offers a fully digitally-mediated view of the world – allowing for graphics, video, and text to be superimposed on real people and objects – rather than the Google Glass ...
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Google Glass and other augmented reality projects are about to break onto the scene. But what does an augmented reality look like and how can it enhance our
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Depth-sensing camera maps sandbox terrain to project a world of peaks and valleys like no other. Continue reading →
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Earlier this morning, we posted about the Meta 1 augmented reality headset - a rather unique pair of glasses that lets you play around with virtual 3D objects in the real world. Being right on schedule, the project has officially hit Kickstarter, with the goal of raising 100 grand in just 30 short days. Right ...
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Adding to its previously released set of video eye-wear glasses, the Wrap 1200, Vuzix is now shipping the Wrap 1200AR. The AR (Augmented Reality) part of the tag is thanks to the addition of a stereoscopic camera pair mounted on the frames, which support VGA video capture at 30 frames per second and enable the display of 3D or 2D AR content...
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Augmented reality — looking at the world through an overlay of computer-generated information — was once the stuff of science fiction, but it's going mainstream and Canadians want a piece of the action.
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Todd Humphreys and his students at the University of Texas in Austin are tired of waiting for augmented reality that meets the promise of the technology we've been hearing about and seeing in science fiction for years now. So they set out to build it themselves, and presented a very rough prototype for the first time at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSW) in...
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Canon announced the launch of its MREAL system for "mixed reality" today, which includes a head-mounted display that allows wearers to combine virtual objects with the real world in 3D, which essentially sounds like a product designer's dream. On the consumer side, augmented reality hasn't done a great job of proving itself generally useful at this point, but in an...
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Augmented reality has arrived for smartphones and advertising agencies have taken note. Blippar CEO Ambarish Mitra joins digits.
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Virtual water that actually looks close to water Water almost never looks quite like water when it's rendered: there a lot of variables involved with a fluid splashing around, after all. But this virtual water looks pretty great. The team at PhysXInfo made the software, called Position Based Fluids, that you see here. The simulation is running in real-time on a cheap...
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