Google Wants To Deliver World-Scale AR Using Google Maps

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During Google’s 2-hour long 2022 I/O event last week, the company made a number of exciting announcements, including the reveal of a new mid-tier phone as well as a pair of AR glasses capable of translating multiple languages in real-time. . News Android AR Augmented Reality iOS

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AR Tech Could Disrupt The Gambling Industry

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A new video featuring a unique AR (augmented reality) filter is turning heads online and kickstarting discussions around the impact of immersive technology on the gambling industry. That said, as AR continues to evolve so too will the design of the devices themselves.

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Snapchat’s New AR Shopping Tools Are A Game-Changer

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“Try before you buy” takes on a whole new meaning with Snap’s AR shopping Lenses. This includes a handful of new AR (augmented reality) tools that could have a significant impact on the future of shopping. Then there’s Camera Kit for AR Shopping.

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Google Acquires MicroLED Startup Raxium to Bolster AR Ambitions

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The acquisition was previously reported by The Information in March, however now Google has confirmed in a blog post that it has indeed acquired Raxium, a five-year old startup building microdisplays for use in AR and VR headsets.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

AR Could Be The Future Of Bowling

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Available now at select Stars and Strikes venues, this one-of-a-kind immersive sports experience features AR-enhanced bowling lanes that react in real-time to your bowling. The post AR Could Be The Future Of Bowling appeared first on VRScout. News AR Augmented Reality

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AR Technology Tees Off At The PGA Tour

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With the world slowly opening up back up, attendance at live attendance at PGA Tour events is once again on the rise, and event organizers hope to keep that momentum going with a new interactive AR experience designed specifically for in-person spectators. News AR Augmented Reality

Scientists Resurrect Extinct Animals Using AR Technology

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It’s for this reason, as well as others, that the organizations partnered to create scientifically-accurate 3D models of 13 legendary animals brought to life using AR technology. The post Scientists Resurrect Extinct Animals Using AR Technology appeared first on VRScout.

Metaverse School Teaches Kids How To Code For VR/AR

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Camp K12 is helping educate the next generation of VR, AR, and metaverse creators. Hatch Kids is a metaverse school designed to help kids between the ages of 5 and 18 learn how to create AR/VR content, paving the way for the next generation of creators.

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The Coachellaverse Is A Multi-Sensory AR Music Experience

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This virtual platform features everything from AR technology and video games to NFTs and an interactive online community where you can connect with attendees, both on-site and at home, as well as with artists, creators, and other surprise guests. Flume wasn’t the only artist using AR.

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Snapchat’s New AR Lens Teaches You Sign Language

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Available now on iOS and Android, this nifty Lens uses AR technology to guide you through the basics of the American Sign Language Alphabet while testing your knowledge in several gamified experiences. The post Snapchat’s New AR Lens Teaches You Sign Language appeared first on VRScout.

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We Tried Snap’s AR Glasses And Had Our Minds Blown

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Snap Inc’s AR Spectacles glasses are nothing short of black magic. The latest Spectacles design was the first to include built-in AR (augmented reality) functionality, allowing the wearer to interact with existing Snapchat AR Lenses straight from the glasses in real-time.

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AR Smart Glasses Make Their Way To The Veterinary Office

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AR technology isn’t helping just human patients. Vet CT, a veterinary technology (“VetTech”) based out of Cambridge, United Kingdom, has partnered with the Pennard Vet Clinic on a trial program demonstrating the practical use-cases of AR technology in the veterinary office.

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AT&T Is Bringing AR Content To Live Sports Games

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AR sports entertainment company Quintar and AT&T are partnering to change the way you watch live sports by allowing you access to AR content in arenas and sports venues as the games are being played using AT&T 5G network. News Android AR Headset Augmented Reality iOS

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Apple Maps Update Introduces AR Navigation

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This latest update also introduces AR walking directions to the navigation app. AR navigation is expected to arrive this September alongside a slew of other updates as part of iOS 15. As previously mentioned, Apple Maps’ AR navigation works similar to Google Maps Live View.

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Dogecoin Millionaire Launches Tamagotchi-Style AR Game

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Earn exclusive NFTs and Dogecoin by taking care of an AR-powered ‘Dogeagotchi’ in this location-based mobile game. Cryptocurrency, as well as your Dogeacotchi, can be viewed in AR using your smartphone. “We

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Facebook Patent Teases AR Fedora, Visor, And Cowboy Hat

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Earlier this week, the United States Patent & Trademark Office published a new patent filed by Facebook back in 2019 that showcases a “unique” type of AR headgear. This semitransparent lens could be folded up and down by the user, allowing easy access to AR content.

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Could Facebook’s AR Video Calls Solve “Zoom Fatigue”?

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Spice up your video calls with AR games and party hats. This new category will let you share interactive AR effects with anyone on a group video call through Messenger. That being said, AR effects aren’t new for Facebook’s messaging apps.

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Kid-Friendly Batman App Lets You Battle Villains In AR

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has released a new mobile app on iOS & Android devices that lets you partner up with the Dark Knight himself and take on some of Gotham’s greatest villains in immersive AR. The post Kid-Friendly Batman App Lets You Battle Villains In AR appeared first on VRScout.

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Cadillac’s AR Navigation System Looks Pretty Darn Cool

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A new video offers a closer look at the 2021 Cadillac Escalade’s AR-powered GPS navigation system. With the recent developments in immersive technology over the past few years, AR navigation has been somewhat of a hot-button topic within the automobile industry.

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HoloLens Optics Chief Joins Google Amid Reported Push for Upcoming Google AR Headset

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A report by The Verge maintains Google is also now gearing up to produce an AR headset that could directly compete with similar offerings from the likes of Apple and Meta. Now Kress is back at Mountain View working on Google’s next AR headset.

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This AR Lightning App Is Insanely Well-Made

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Well wonder no more as Olivier Goguel, CTO at HoloForge Interactive, has created an experimental demo that gives you the power to play with AR lighting using your bare hands. Let’s all be Wizards — Augmented Reality Experiment — Unity ARFoundation — iPhone with LiDAR from AR_MR_XR.

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Battle AR Ghosts In ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife ScARe’

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife ScARe uses AR technology to immerse you deep in Sony Pictures’ new movie, Ghostbusters: Afterlife , as one of the legendary Ghostbusters. , I’m always interested in new ways to tell stories and I’m thrilled to see the Ghostbusters mythology expand into the AR front.

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NuEyes Adds Customizable Hand Gestures To Its AR Glasses

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The company NuEyes has partnered with ManoMotion to incorporate hand tracking and gesture technology into the NuEyes Pro 3 AR smartglasses, a move that will help make the 5G enabled glasses even more appealing to enterprise customers and even gamers. News Android AR Augmented Reality

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Qualcomm’s Latest AR Glasses Reference Design Drops the Tether, Keeps the Compute

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Qualcomm has revealed its latest AR glasses reference design, which it offers up to other companies as a blueprint for building their own AR devices. Like its many prior reference designs, Qualcomm isn’t actually going to make and sell the AR glasses.

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Will AR Bring Augmented Cybercrime?

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AR and VR will bring all new advantages and business opportunities. This post appeared first on AR Insider. But their levels of user interaction could also have a dark side: heightened vulnerability to cybercrime. We take a look. Contributors Thought Leaders

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WayRay’s AR Car Display Could Change Driving Forever

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In-car AR technology is closer than you might think. Earlier today, holographic AR (augmented reality) company WayRay released a new video showcasing its True AR HUD in action on actual roads, signaling what could be the beginning of a new era in AR guidance and safety.

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Niantic And Sony Are Partnering On Audio AR Technology

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Niantic flipped the mobile gaming world upside down back in 2016 when they launched their AR mobile app Pokémon GO and started a global craze that still maintains a loyal player base to this very day. More importantly, what will this merging of technologies do for AR in general?

Reality Labs Chief Scientist Outlines a New Compute Architecture for True AR Glasses

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Speaking at the IEDM conference late last year, Meta Reality Labs’ Chief Scientist Michael Abrash laid out the company’s analysis of how contemporary compute architectures will need to evolve to make possible the AR glasses of our sci-fi conceptualizations.

Build Your Own Open-Source AR Headset For Under $80

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Atchimon loved the idea of how cutting-edge hardware like the Tilt Five glasses and AR could be a big game-changer for tabletop gaming and remote socialization. His solution was cheApR, an open-source AR headset built using 3D printed parts and electronics lying around his lab.

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Snapchat Is Bringing AR To Live Nation Concerts

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The first Live Nation concert to use Snap AR Lenses will be the Electric Daisy Carnival later this month. The first Live Nation concerts to debut Snapchat’s interactive AR lenses will be on May 20-22 during the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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Doctors Perform One-Of-A-Kind AR Surgery In Boston

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Surgeons were able to view 3D anatomical information in real-time thanks to Dr. Steve Murphy’s AR guidance platform. ” Dr. Murphy’s intra-operative AR guidance platform was approved by the Food and Drug Administration Moving on January 28, 2021.

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NFTs: Perspectives From AR & VR Stakeholders

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From art to business, the blockchain has enabled digital content to hold new value, with implications for the entire AR & VR community. EXCERPTS FROM AR & VR STAKEHOLDERS ON NFTS . Dale Deacon | Developing Immersive Storytelling in VR & AR | South Africa.

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Reebok Launches AR Tool To Unlock Neighborhood Basketball Courts

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As part of their FW21 basketball campaign, Reebok has launched ‘ Courting Greatness ’, an AR tool that lets kids and teens interact with their own full-size basketball court in an attempt to celebrate players of all ages on a local level.

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This Hilarious AR App Teaches Kids Financial Responsibility

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Adventures with Zeee Bucks is a mobile AR experience that is designed to help youngsters sharpen their financial skills by earning and saving Zeee bucks, and even help them save real money. The post This Hilarious AR App Teaches Kids Financial Responsibility appeared first on VRScout.

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Facebook Messenger Introduces AR Group Effects

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Turn your next video call into an interactive party with Facebook’s collection of multiplayer AR experiences. Multiplayer AR gaming experiences allow you to compete against other users in real-time. The post Facebook Messenger Introduces AR Group Effects appeared first on VRScout.

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AR Briefs: What’s the Revenue Outlook for AR Glasses?

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Though AR glasses are the "here and now" opportunity, the technology's real endgame is head-worn. But how big is the AR glasses market today and where's it headed? We break down forecast numbers in the latest AR video brief. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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