Samsung Debuts Its New Augmented Reality Playgrounds

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The post Samsung Debuts Its New Augmented Reality Playgrounds appeared first on VRScout. News Android AR Augmented Reality Dreamground iOS SamsungVisitors can collaborate with others in real-time and contribute to existing structures using persistent AR elements.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2021

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Two days ago, I’ve given you my predictions for virtual reality in 2021 (read it, in case you missed it). Now it’s time to make some forecasts about its companion technology, that is augmented reality! Multiple bodies and various objects will be able to be augmented.

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Arcade Classic ‘Space Invaders’ Returning As Augmented Reality Mobile Game

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Square Enix Montreal and TAITO have announced an upcoming Space Invaders mobile game featuring proprietary augmented reality (AR) technology that takes the legendary arcade classic in a bold new direction.

Play ‘Pac-Man’ In Augmented Reality With Pizza Hut’s “Newstalgia” Boxes

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Everyone’s favorite pellet-eating video game protagonist Pac-Man is set to return in a brand new augmented reality (AR) game launching as part of Pizza Hut’s “Newstalgia” ad campaign.

Virtual Reality vs Augmented Reality: Understanding 6 Key Differences

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Augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) are technologies that overlay or replace physical environments with virtual content. The degree of immersion in virtual reality vs 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. These AR projects, apps, products, and tools are helping to rewrite reality and the way we engage with our immediate surroundings and world at large. Snapchat is using visualization to temporarily reveal something that is currently unavailable in reality: Big Ben. Partial diminished reality.”.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

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Augmented Reality in 2018. You may hate or love Magic Leap, but the fact that it has released a product is for sure a great news for all the ecosystem : if after all those investments, that startup failed, it would have had a ripple effect on all the ecosystem, making investors lose trust in augmented reality. This has been an enormous endorsement for augmented reality. Predictions for Augmented Reality in 2019.

Snap Lays Off 20% of Staff, Increases Long-term Focus on Augmented Reality

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Snap Inc, the company behind Snapchat, announced it’s laying off a fifth of its staff and abandoning a number of projects as it bids to rebound with a more singular focus on becoming a leader in augmented reality in the future.

8 Augmented Reality Trends in 2021

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The concept of augmented reality is no longer new. It is worth exploring the different trends that are surging in the augmented reality market. Augmented Reality in Navigation . Auto manufacturers have benefited greatly from augmented reality.

Escaping from Augmented Reality

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For companies looking to get into Immersive technologies our VR Consultancy service offers comprehensive support in strategic deployment of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. The post Escaping from Augmented Reality appeared first on Tech Trends. Scriptum is a new AR escape room app that lets you step into another dimension. But will you be able to find the way out?

Why Are Hotels Investing in Augmented Reality Technology?

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Augmented reality technology has made its way into the hospitality industry. See Also: How Augmented Reality Is Revolutionizing Hospitality Industry (From Inside Out). What Are the Advantages of Augmented Reality Technology?

Revolutionizing Retail with Augmented Reality

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Samsung used Zappar’s Augmented Reality technology to bring customers new experiences in-store with innovative use of WebAR. This is a revolutionary use of Zappar’s WebAR technology, which leverages Augmented Reality storytelling to bring these new Samsung foldables to life.

USA Today Showcases New Summer Olympics Sports with Augmented Reality

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After a postponement of the Summer Olympics for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tokyo is set to host the games this summer, despite a surge in cases in the city.

How to View Art from Your Chromecast in Augmented Reality

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The Chromecast TV streaming lineup from Google is one of the more popular products in the category, primarily due to its low price tag and broad app support. With more than 430,000 reviews on the App Store, Chromecast has even found fans of those in the Apple ecosystem.

Manscaped's Brand Hype Grows into Augmented Reality via Snapchat Lens

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Now, the brand has let the vines of its advertising reach grow into the augmented reality realm with a Sponsored Lens on Snapchat for iOS and Android. Don't Miss: This Viral Instagram Augmented Reality Filter Will.

How Augmented Reality Technology Streamlines Agriculture

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Yet, augmented reality unmistakably stands out among the other innovations that are currently disrupting agriculture. Augmented reality can help agriculturers in different ways : monitoring field conditions, identifying pest infestations, workforce training, etc.

Bookful Expands Its Massive Augmented Reality Library With Mattel’s Thomas & Friends And Barbie

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Do More With Less: Boosting Workplace Productivity Through Augmented Reality

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People often misunderstand augmented reality as just a cool feature for games. After all, augmented reality — and its siblings, virtual reality and mixed reality — is all about simulations. Prototyping will be easier with augmented reality.

How Smart Cities Can Use Augmented Reality Technology

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Augmented reality technology, the Internet of Things, and artificial intelligence are some of the most promising solutions out there. See Also: Future Business Automation: Augmented Reality Applications Fueled by IoT Data Platforms.

Augmented reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

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According to the very famous market analysis company Gartner, Augmented Reality is no more an “emerging” technology, but it has graduated as a mature one. This news comes one year later than a similar one regarding Virtual Reality : in a popular post of mine of 2018, I highlighted how in that year VR had disappeared from the Gartner Hype Cycle (the curve showing the current maturity status of all emerging technologies). augmented reality Best articles market

How Augmented Reality Supports Social Distancing

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Even though the global health crisis brought the world to a standstill, the augmented reality scene has been thriving. Augmented Reality and Social Distancing Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 . Augmented Reality, Making Workplaces Safe.

How Is Augmented Reality Transforming Special Education?

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There is a growing interest in augmented reality and its potential to improve special education. Why Special Education Needs Augmented Reality . Virtual reality fully immerses users in a digital world. Augmented Reality Applications for Special Education.

Augmented Reality Is Bringing Positive Change to Facilities Management

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Augmented reality is bringing positive change beyond the world of gaming and entertainment. Resonai , an XR and AI company, recently released its The State of Augmented Reality in Facilities Management: 2021 report. What Are the Advantages of Augmented Reality?

Augmented Reality in Robotics: How AR Enhances Robots

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Augmented reality in robotics can substantially improve productivity and worker safety in factory floors by improving digital simulation and optimizing human-robot interaction. However, that’s not all there is to augmented reality in robotics.

ELLE Brings Augmented Reality To Magazine Cover

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The video interviews were produced by Elle, with the augmented reality activation being powered by HuffPost RYOT and Verizon’s proprietary platform Envrmnt. RYOT’s ability to power augmented reality through our owned-and-operated app opens up so many possibilities, and we’re looking forward to collaborating with RYOT on more of the brands in our portfolio, and to bring the opportunities to our marketing partners as well.”.

Traditional Theater Gets an Augmented Reality Makeover

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However, none are as radical as the interactive experiences that augmented reality offers. Augmented Reality Theater Productions. Augmented reality in performing arts isn’t new. They made the world’s first-ever augmented theater production.

Top 5 AR SDKs for Building Augmented Reality Mobile Apps?

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Augmented reality is among the biggest trends these days, and you may hardly meet anyone who is not familiar with it. Augmented reality has opened numerous avenues to enhance businesses’ service offerings and improve the customer experience exponentially.

Snapchat Delivers Augmented Reality Gifts with New Holiday AR Lenses

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You won't have to ask Santa for holiday-themed augmented reality experiences, because practically any social and shopping app that offers AR effects has them available now. Don't Miss: Next Reality Snap Spectacles 3 Holiday Giveaway!

Reactive Reality Launches New Augmented Reality Shopping Tool

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Reactive Reality has rolled out a new augmented reality shopping app called PICTOFiT. Augmented reality takes online shopping to a whole new level. Augmented Reality Is Changing Online Shopping. Augmented reality shopping can reinvent e-commerce.

5 Industries Which Could Benefit From Augmented Reality Post COVID

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Augmented reality has been making waves in a number of industries including healthcare, events, and sports. But, with the pandemic accelerating interest in augmented and virtual-related technologies, this figure might have underestimated the potential growth.

Augmented Reality & Dragons Could Be The Future Of D&D

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That’s precisely why Elder Games, a team of dedicated D&D enthusiasts, are looking to evolve the RPG with augmented reality, bringing your next campaign to life in an entirely new way. Currently under development, Augmented Reality & Dragons uses your smartphone to project a digital D&D campaign right onto any flat surface of your choosing. The post Augmented Reality & Dragons Could Be The Future Of D&D appeared first on VRScout.

PepsiCo's Doritos Used to Push for Return to Live Concerts with Augmented Reality Experience

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And Doritos wants to send music fans to a few of them via an augmented reality promotion. With fears over the COVID-19 pandemic subsiding, live concerts are returning.

Google ARCore Brings Augmented Reality to Android

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Apple’s massive leap into augmented reality with no additional sensors or hardware, only the phone in your pocket, seemingly opened up the largest AR platform in the world overnight. Google has been investing heavily on the hardware side with Tango, requiring specialized devices to augment our reality. ARCore: Augmented reality at Android scale. The post Google ARCore Brings Augmented Reality to Android appeared first on VRScout.

Assembling IKEA Furniture Could Be Easier With Augmented Reality

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Finished or not, AssembleAR is an interesting idea and proves that the future self-assembly manual for IKEA – as well as other step-by-step manuals – could have a life in augmented reality, and end up saving us all a lot of time and frustration. The post Assembling IKEA Furniture Could Be Easier With Augmented Reality appeared first on VRScout. News AR AseembleAR Augmented Reality IKEA

Visiting Homes Before They’re Built With homeAR Augmented Reality Platform

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Augmented reality offers a new tool to solve this problem. To understand more about this augmented reality application and the problem that it solves, we spoke with founder and CEO Richard Penny. The House Augmented Reality Built. “We

Five Tech Titans Bullish on Augmented Reality

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Augmented reality (AR) became more widely known after the success of Pokémon Go in 2016. In typical Microsoft style, their flagship mixed reality product HoloLens tends to cater to the enterprise market. “The ultimate computer, for me, is this mixed-reality computer, where your field of view becomes an infinite display, where you see the world,” said Nadella. The post Five Tech Titans Bullish on Augmented Reality appeared first on VRScout.

Augmented Reality for Remote Worker Training and Collaboration

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New technologies, such as augmented reality training, have helped ease the transition. What Is Augmented Reality? The most common misconception about augmented reality is that its primary beneficiary is the gaming industry.