Escaping from Augmented Reality

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My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

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Augmented Reality in 2018. This has been an enormous endorsement for augmented reality. Predictions for Augmented Reality in 2019. Next-gen HoloLens will become a reality. augmented reality 2019 AR hololens magic leap predictions

Nissan Augmented Reality Concept Assists Drivers in Detecting Unseen Obstacles

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While the technology companies continue to drive forward with autonomous vehicles, Nissan's vision of the future of self-driving automobiles lies in a cooperative experience between human and machine, facilitated by augmented reality.

Augmented Reality Top 8 of 2018

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As a new communications medium, Augmented Reality (AR) is changing the way we consume and share knowledge and how we express ourselves creatively. Snapchat is using visualization to temporarily reveal something that is currently unavailable in reality: Big Ben.

Experiencing Art With Augmented Reality

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The key, he believes, is to use immersive technologies such as Augmented Reality to seamlessly add digital elements to those existing and well-loved experiences, making them richer and more accessible in the process. Augmented Reality Will Reinvent How We Experience Art [link].

US Navy Taps Microsoft's HoloLens for Augmented Reality War Games System

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That's why the US Navy has developed a more realistic augmented reality simulator that runs on the Microsoft HoloLens.

Budget Airline easyJet Packs Augmented Reality Luggage Checking Feature into Its Mobile App

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Mobile app publishers are using augmented reality to solve everyday measurement problems from measuring the length or height of items to previewing furniture in the home.

Social VR App vTime Opens a Window to Augmented Reality Users with iOS & Android App

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Most of the mobile augmented reality apps of today focus on individual experiences, but a new entrant into the space wants to make things a bit more social. Battle tested for years in the realm of virtual reality, vTime is finally bringing its immersive social chat experience into AR.

Shazam Pours a Tall Glass of Augmented Reality Marketing for Shackleton Whisky

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Apple's in-house music identification app Shazam has been quiet on the augmented reality front since officially joining Cupertino's finest last year, but a new promotion gives AR enthusiasts an occasion to raise a toast.

Magic Leap & Three UK Power 5G Augmented Reality Fashion Show at London Fashion Week

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Don't Miss: Moschino & H&M Harness the Power of Magic Leap One to Intro Augmented Reality to the Fashion World The event featured the clothing of up and coming fashion designer Gerrit.

Snapchat Scores Viral Hit with Nike Augmented Reality Experience Starring Lebron James

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Lebron James, or King James to his royal subjects, is extending the reach of his kingdom beyond basketball and into the realm of augmented reality.

David Bowie's Legacy Lives On in Forthcoming Augmented Reality App

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Famed singer-songwriter David Bowie will return to the real world as part of an augmented reality app launching on Jan. 8, 2019, which would have been his 72nd birthday.

Lego's Newest Playsets Transform Normal Toys into Augmented Reality Experiences Across Platforms

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Beloved toy maker Lego is returning to the realm of augmented reality, this time with an experience that explores supernatural fun.

Augmented Reality App Maker Houzz Reveals Major Data Breach

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In the realm of internet security, it's becoming clear that augmented reality is not immune to the increasing wave data breaches plaguing users.

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Augmented Reality Puts the Magic in 'Magic: The Gathering' Cards

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While augmented reality experiences can already appear to be magical, particularly to the uninitiated, one developer is doubling down on its mystical potential for the ever-popular Magic: The Gathering card game.

Facebook Brings Augmented Reality Ads to Its News Feed

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Facebook is preparing to make augmented reality experiences for brands more visible in its mobile app with Tuesday's introduction of augmented reality ads in its News Feed.

The 3 Biggest Challenges Facing Augmented Reality Today

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The reality is that even today’s best portable AR headset dev kits still have very limited fields of view (far from the field of view of today’s VR headsets, which some still feel is lacking!).

USA Today Scores Points with NHL Fans via Augmented Reality Profile of Capitals Star

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If you've blocked out your calendar to watch the NHL All-Star Game this weekend, then you might be excited to know that USA Today has given its readers the opportunity to meet Washington Capital's John Carlson in augmented reality.

Holocaust Museum Preserves Memory of Victims & Survivors via Augmented Reality

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but augmented reality is giving the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum the ability to add a few more poignant real words to its exhibits.

Eido Inoue tells us everything we need to know about HADO and location based augmented reality

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When I interviewed Kevin Williams , an expert in the LBVR market, he said that there are also some experiments with location-based augmented reality and he mentioned a Japanese arcade AR game called HADO. augmented reality Best articles interviews AR business hado japan lbar

Lego Harnesses Apple's Latest Augmented Reality Abilities in Playgrounds App

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The Playgrounds app enables players to access augmented reality multiplayer games with ARKit's new shared experiences features by scanning Lego playsets with the toolkit's object recognition skill.

New Jersey Utility Uses Augmented Reality to Visualise Underground Infrastructure

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Piloted by Toms River Municipal Utilities Authority in New Jersey, the technology is a practical application of augmented reality, allowing the user to ‘see’ utility lines under the street in real-time.

Experiencing the #RoyalWedding in Augmented Reality

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Ahead of this highly anticipated event, Zappar has launched its own Royal Wedding offering with a tech twist; an Augmented Reality (AR) t-shirt by British designer Philip Normal. The post Experiencing the #RoyalWedding in Augmented Reality appeared first on Tech Trends.

Google Joins Snapchat & Facebook by Adding Augmented Reality Video Effects to Duo App for Valentine's Day

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Snapchat and Snap Camera aren't the only augmented reality apps available for couples to use on Valentine's Day. Google has added an augmented reality video effect to Duo, its latest video communications app for iOS and Android.

Snapchat Adds Speech-Activated Lenses to Its Augmented Reality Capabilities

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Snapchat users are used to raising their eyebrows or opening their mouths to activate augmented reality face effects. Now, they get to use their voices as well.

Instagram Goes Retro with Augmented Reality Tribute to Classic Windows Desktop

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Just because augmented reality is the technology of the future doesn't mean it can't reach into the past of computing.

Nokia's Snake Game Slithers into Augmented Reality via Facebook AR

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Now, you can relive that nostalgia of monochrome and push buttons in augmented reality with the Facebook Camera. HMD Global, the company behind the current iteration of Nokia phones, has developed two augmented reality experiences for Facebook's platform.

Pantomime Launches Creatures AR App With Shared Augmented Reality

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Walmart & Target Unwrap New Augmented Reality Features to Bring in Holiday Shoppers

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This year's holiday shopping season is shaping up to be fertile ground for augmented reality to show its worth, as both Walmart and Target have crafted immersive experiences designed to engage shoppers in the coming weeks.

Meta's New Enterprise User Video Shows Signs of Life at Cash-Strapped Augmented Reality Headset Maker

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Despite funding difficulties that forced Meta to place employees on temporary leave in September, the augmented reality headset maker is reminding enterprise companies that it remains a viable option for visualizing and working with 3D design models.

Mimesys Brings Its Version of Augmented Reality Video Calling to Magic Leap via Intel RealSense

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The release of Avatar Chat for Magic Leap One and Spatial for HoloLens during the fourth quarter of 2018 appeared to revolutionize video calling via augmented reality.

Magic Leap Highlights Award-Winning Augmented Reality Apps Revealed at Reality Virtually Hackathon

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The company's latest endeavor in engaging developers was sponsorship of the Reality Virtually Hackathon, which took place Jan. With Magic Leap One approaching six months since launch, Magic Leap is fully focused on building a content ecosystem and developer community.

Target Taps YouCam for Augmented Reality Cosmetics Web App

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Department store chain Target is the latest retailer to offer an augmented reality cosmetics app for customers to virtually try on lipstick. For its Beauty Studio web app, Target uses the YouCam platform offered by Perfect Corp.

New Pokémon GO Augmented Reality Photo Feature Lets You Strike a Pose with Pikachu

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The actual augmented reality portion of Pokémon GO is about to get even more fun for players.

Experience the Winter Olympics in Augmented Reality

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The NYT just debuted its first augmented reality experience: a preview piece for the Winter Olympics, enabling readers to meet world-class Olympic athletes–including figure skater Nathan Chen, big air snowboarder Anna Gasser and short track speed skater J.R.

Augmented Reality Revives 300-Year-Old Boston Bookstore

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A bookstore in Boston celebrated its 300th birthday with an augmented reality makeover. The post Augmented Reality Revives 300-Year-Old Boston Bookstore appeared first on VRScout. News AR Augmented Reality Boston Historic Boston Incorporated Old Corner Bookstore Vuforia

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Coachella & Eminem Hit High Notes with Augmented Reality Mobile Apps

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The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is one of those events that everyone talks about, so an augmented reality experience in the festival's mobile app and from one of its headlining acts, Eminem, basically means the technology is officially cool.

Google Wants Everyone to Try Scribble Art in Augmented Reality

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Available now in the Play Store, the dead-simple augmented reality drawing app makes the old Microsoft Paint app look like Adobe Illustrator. As part of its ARCore push this week, Google has promoted Just a Line from one-time AR experiment to a full-fledged app.

First App for Meta 2 Headset Lets You View 3D CAD Models in Augmented Reality

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Augmented reality headset maker Meta Company unveiled Meta Viewer, its first software application, during its keynote at the Augmented World Expo in Santa Clara on Wednesday.

The Rise And Fall Of Augmented Reality ‘Unicorn’ Blippar

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The story of once-hyped augmented reality (AR) startup Blippar has come to an end. At its launch on Android and iOS in August 2011, Blippar had teamed up with Cadbury, which invited chocolate fans to play an augmented reality game triggered by its packaging.

'Atlanta' Actor Lakeith Stanfield Walks an Augmented Reality Tightrope for New York Times Magazine

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The New York Times has made a habit of publishing augmented reality stories throughout 2018, and now the media giant's magazine is getting into the act, too. Scott and Wesley Morris, a new augmented reality experience is now available through the NY Times app for iPhones and iPads.

Snapchat Adds Sound Recognition to Its Augmented Reality Arsenal

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As Facebook, Apple, Samsung, and others offer augmented reality selfie effects and content that challenge its platform, Snapchat has continued to innovate with its augmented reality capabilities.

Insomniac Games Releases Seedling, the First Paid Augmented Reality Game for Magic Leap One

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One the leading game developers for the PlayStation 4 and Oculus Rift platforms, Insomniac Games, is finally releasing its first major augmented reality title: Seedling for the Magic Leap One.