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.

I Met Magic Leap's AI Assistant Mica & Saw the Future of Augmented Reality

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Unlike VR, when it comes to augmented reality, describing what an experience is like can be incredibly difficult, primarily because the experiences are even more contextual than relatively static virtual worlds that don't involve real world settings.

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.

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.

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.

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!).

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.

Google Puts Faces of Historic Women on US Currency via Augmented Reality

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That's the question that Google's Notable Women project endeavors to explore with augmented reality. Well-regarded men from the history of the United States tend to grace the country's currency, but what if equally deserving women were honored in the same fashion?

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.

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.

E-Commerce Gets an Augmented Reality Upgrade for Mobile Web Platforms from Vertebrae & Shopify

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Two companies armed with web-based augmented reality tools, Vertebrae and Shopify, are ready to help online retailers boost their sales.

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.

Jaunt Shows Off New Augmented Reality 360-degree Full Body Selfies

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But under new management, the company has shifted its focus to supplying mixed reality technology to other companies. Today, it‘s showing off some of the cool research it has been doing in volumetric capture, such as creating 360-degree digital avatars for augmented reality applications.

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.

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.

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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Rovio's Mobile Gaming Classic Angry Birds Comes to Augmented Reality via Magic Leap One

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Less than three weeks after Rovio Entertainment announced the game, the augmented reality adaptation of Angry Birds is now available for the Magic Leap One.

This Children's Hospital Uses HoloLens & Augmented Reality to Calm Young Patients During Medical Procedures

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While numerous examples exist of hospitals deploying the HoloLens to assist doctors, surgeons, medical professionals, and students while treating patients, California's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is actually using the augmented reality headset to improve the patient's experience.

Pantomime Launches Creatures AR App With Shared Augmented Reality

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This Android App Lets You Search for Specific Words in Books & Documents via Augmented Reality

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And while the computer vision assistance of Google Lens takes care of the copy and paste function in augmented reality, a new mobile app from Find It Software fulfills the find function directly on printed documents in real time.

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.

Old Meets New as App Transforms Vinyl Records into Augmented Reality Sculptures

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Now, the latest album from Amsterdam-based Necessary Explosion evolves this experience through augmented reality. While playing the 11-track album, SOS, on their record players, listeners can view augmented reality sculptures spin on top of the record through an iOS app.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Pizza Hut Teams Up with NFL for Scannable Pizza Boxes & Augmented Reality Beanbag Game

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After parting ways with Papa John's, the National Football League has drafted Pizza Hut as its official pizza purveyor, and the company has hit the field with an augmented reality game to entertain hungry football fans.

Model Ashley Graham Struts Through Augmented Reality via 3D Capture by the New York Times

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Traditional media institution The New York Times continues to break new ground in its augmented reality news coverage, this time with a 3D volumetric capture of model Ashley Graham.

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.

Snapchat Originals Blend Augmented Reality Scenes into Scripted Shows & Documentary Series

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Called Snap Originals, the slate of programs consist of scripted shows and documentaries displayed via vertical orientation, with augmented reality experiences integrated into several shows.

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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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.

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

'USA Today' Turns to Augmented Reality to Tell the Story of Corruption in Chicago

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To punch up the launch of its new podcast, USA Today has created an augmented reality experience to introduce listeners to the story of corruption in Chicago.

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.

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.