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].

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!).

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.

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. ARCore: Augmented reality at Android scale. AR is happening.

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.

Magic Leap Books Augmented Reality Experience with Air New Zealand

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If touring the scenic vistas behind the Lord of the Rings film franchise doesn't persuade tourists to visit New Zealand, perhaps immersive content viewed through Magic Leap One will do the trick.

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.

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. News Apple AR Augmented Reality Disney Facebook Microsoft Snap

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.

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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Kickstarter Game System Uses iOS & Android Devices to Merge Tabletop Gaming with Augmented Reality

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The fortunes of ARKit and ARCore are still in the hands of developers, who have been increasing the number of mobile augmented reality apps on the market, but perhaps not as fast as companies like Apple might have expected.

Pantomime Launches Creatures AR App With Shared Augmented Reality

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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.

Snapchat Highlights Augmented Reality Feature in New Group Video Chat

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Snapchat has added yet another social feature to its mobile app, and this one makes it possible to use augmented reality with a group of friends over video.

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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. The post ELLE Brings Augmented Reality To Magazine Cover appeared first on VRScout.

Niantic Reveals Augmented Reality Platform for Multiplayer Gaming & Interaction with Real World Objects

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Location-based gaming pioneer Niantic has offered a preview of its augmented reality cloud platform that could change the immersive content game yet again.

The Augmented Reality Landscape with Tipatat Chennavasin

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With a deep background in creative design and mobile games, he co-founded the Venture Reality Fund with Marco DeMiroz in the beginning of 2016 – after becoming convinced of the power of virtual reality when he accidentally cured himself of a fear of heights while developing a VR experience.

Google’s Experiment With Web-Based Augmented Reality

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Google reveals new prototype that lets you share interactive augmented reality assets online. Reza Ali and Josh Carpenter work on Google’s Daydream WebXR team—a group working to integrate more virtual and augmented reality elements into everyday web browsing.

Reality Trending — Peering into the Present & Future of Augmented Reality in 2018

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While many of you were off surfing and lounging on some sandy beach, or trying to figure out how to balance work with sky high summer temperatures, I've been talking to all the companies that make augmented reality what it is today.

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Google’s Augmented Reality Microscope Quickly Highlights Cancer Cells

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Discovering and diagnosing cancer may have just become much easier thanks to augmented reality. Google Research this week revealed an AR microscope (ARM) capable of detecting cancerous cells in real-time with the help of machine learning.

Coachella Brings Augmented Reality To Festival-Goers

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In previous years, festival-goers who ordered their passes all the way back in January received unique ticket boxes featuring everything from intricate pop-up dioramas of the festival-space, to cardboard virtual reality goggles accompanied by an impressive VR mobile app.

This App Lets You Control Your Smarthome Lights via Augmented Reality

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Voice-activated digital assistants from Amazon, Apple, and Google currently have the upper hand for home automation integrations, but a new augmented reality mobile app promises to give homeowners and renters visual control over their connected appliances.

Microsoft Patents Wand-Like Augmented Reality Controller

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After all, we already got an eye-full last year during a Microsoft promo for their Mixed Reality platform. The post Microsoft Patents Wand-Like Augmented Reality Controller appeared first on Road to VR.

Apple Unveils ARKit For Augmented Reality

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A new generation of iOS augmented reality apps are coming. Apple is jumping firmly into the world of augmented reality. In many ways, Apple is trying to keep up with competitors like Google, who already have their Tango augmented and mixed reality platform.

Leap Motion Shares Amazing Demo of Augmented Reality Table Tennis with AI Opponent

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Hand tracking technology company Leap Motion has built a stunningly fluid augmented reality ping-pong game that not only showcases the capabilities of its open source Project North Star augmented reality headset, but also demonstrates how artificial intelligence can elevate immersive experiences.

Amazon Brings Augmented Reality Product Previews to iOS App

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The post Amazon Brings Augmented Reality Product Previews to iOS App appeared first on Road to VR. AR Industry ARKit News Amazon amazon ar shopping amazon ar view apple apple arkit augmented reality shopping‘Try it before you buy it’, the old adage goes.

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Augmented Reality Reporting from NY Times Shows That Military Perpetrated Syria Chemical Attack

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In its latest feature with an assist from augmented reality in storytelling, the New York Times shows readers the virtual crime scene it constructed to prove that the Syrian military conducted chemical warfare against its citizens.

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This App Brings Music to Life in Augmented Reality

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“U sing Wavy and augmented reality to offer fans something different would be incredibly helpful for musicians to stay on the radar of music fans as well as make them stand out from the crowd.” News AR Augmented Reality iOS Music Wavy

ARKit 101: How to Launch Your Own Augmented Reality Rocket into the Real World Skies

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In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a simple augmented reality app for iPads and iPhones by using ARKit. Have you been noticing SpaceX and its launches lately? Ever imagined how it would feel to launch your own rocket into the sky? Well, imagine no longer!

QuasAR Arena Is Laser Tag For Augmented Reality

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Tagged with: QuasAR Arena Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post QuasAR Arena Is Laser Tag For Augmented Reality appeared first on UploadVR. Forget VR wave shooting; this AR game will let you play laser tag pretty much wherever you want.

World of Warcraft Lens on Snapchat Lets You Transform into Orc or Elf & Do Battle in Augmented Reality

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To promote Battle of Azeroth, the latest expansion for the World of Warcraft franchise, Blizzard Entertainment has conjured a Shoppable AR Lens that is now available in Snapchat's app carousel. The experience, initially launched via Snapcode on Aug.

Escape Room Experience Comes to Mobile via Futuristic 'The Lockdown' Augmented Reality Game

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But augmented reality games such as The Lockdown could make them obsolete. Escape rooms, those real world puzzle games that challenge teams to solve a mystery and gain their freedom from a locked room, are all the rage right now.

Rémy Martin Distills Art Through Augmented Reality App to Promote Its Cognac

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Another branding team has stepped up to the bar to order a tall glass of augmented reality for its marketing campaign, this time through a mobile app for Rémy Martin VSOP Limited Edition cognac. Through augmented.

Sherwin-Williams Uses Augmented Reality to Take the Guesswork Out of Paint Color Selection

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You could "ask Ask Sherwin-Williams," or, better yet, you could just ask the new augmented reality features in the retailer's mobile app. Do you see a red door and wonder if it might be a good idea to paint it black?