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.

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.”.

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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. Google Maps in AR).

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. And as developers continued to experiment with the ARKit platform, creating some pretty killer apps , it left us scratching our heads wondering where Google fell into this mix now. It looks like Google had something up their sleeves the whole time. Image Credit: Google.

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.

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

Burberry Teams with Google Search to Let You Browse High Fashion in Augmented Reality

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Now, at the start of Paris Fashion Week — shadowed by similar worries — Burberry has launched an augmented reality tool that lets you view the latest high fashion from the comfort of your home.

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.

Here's How Augmented Reality in Google Search Works

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Lions and tigers and bears are just a few of the animals that Google users can now bring into their physical environments. Less than a month after previewing augmented reality capabilities in Search at Google I/O, Google has begun to roll out support for embedding 3D content into mobile search results, which can be viewed in AR on ARCore compatible devices.

Hands-On: Here's How Augmented Reality in Google Search Works

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Lions and tigers and bears are just a few of the animals that Google users can now bring into their physical environments. Less than a month after previewing augmented reality capabilities in Search at Google I/O, Google has begun to roll out support for embedding 3D content into mobile search results, which can be viewed in AR on ARCore compatible devices.

Google Helps Tell the Story of Stonewall in Augmented Reality

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Snapchat isn't the only tech company transforming landmarks with augmented reality for Pride Month. Available via the App Store and Google Play, the app, along with an accompanying documentary released on.

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

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Download Bookful from the App Store and Google Play to begin your immersive reading adventure. The post Bookful Expands Its Massive Augmented Reality Library With Mattel’s Thomas & Friends And Barbie appeared first on VRScout.

Post-Pandemic, Augmented Reality Serves Entertainment With Its Re-Emergence

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Most people don’t know augmented reality was first created and tested in the late 1960s: by a Harvard professor, with a wired head-mounted display. In 2014, Google Glass launched–to much fanfare, and nascent jokes online–quickly followed by the original Microsoft HoloLens.

Tread Lightly When Integrating Augmented Reality Into E-Commerce Sites

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One such example of this is augmented reality. Despite the fact that people can buy almost anything online, the reality is that the majority of sites share similar steps for both their shopping and checkout flows. Credibility and Online Fundamentals First, Then Augmented Reality.

Augmented Reality in Social Media: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Augmented reality has been thriving on social media in the past few years. An app called Spotselfie has been using augmented reality to enhance the online experience by blurring the divide between the real and virtual world. How Is Augmented Reality Changing Social Media?

Defining a Tech Cycle and Where Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Stand

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The exciting news is that we have started a new tech cycle, with the combination of augmented reality , virtual reality , and artificial intelligence. See Also: Augmented Reality Disappeared From Gartner’s Hype Cycle - What’s Next?

Google Grants Augmented Reality Access to Historic Art of Chauvet Cave via Arts & Culture App & Google Search

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Thanks to augmented reality, the cave is now virtually open to the public once again. Some of the oldest art on Earth was created 36,000 years ago on the walls of the Chauvet Cave in France. However, these days, physical access to the cave is restricted in order to preserve the site.

Augmented Reality and Hearables: Where the Two Technologies Meet

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Extended reality in visual solutions is making the headlines. But AR/VR solutions are not limited to Google Glass, mobile apps for trying on shoes or accessories, and AR-based games. How Augmented Reality Works. Examples of Augmented Reality in Action.

Which Startups Are Hiring for Augmented Reality Jobs?

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In 2019, the demand growth for augmented reality and virtual reality engineers skyrocketed 1400% from the previous year, surpassing the demand for blockchain engineers (the most in-demand skill in 2018). Venture capital investment in augmented reality and virtual reality hit $4.1

Snapchat, Facebook, Google, 8th Wall, & Immersion Bring Holiday Cheer via Augmented Reality

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Why spend the time and money for a bougie photoshoot, saccharine card design, and postage when you can use augmented reality to instantly dress up photos and videos to send to friends and family instead? Sending Christmas cards via snail mail is so passé.

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. It’s not yet on the Google Play store — but you can download its SDK from HBI. 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 VuforiaBookstore from 1718 meets the future past.

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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. Aside from Google, Facebook and Snapchat also are making large pushes in AR, letting you see virtual objects in the real world just by pointing your camera on your phone.

Transit Navigation App Moovit Adds Augmented Reality Way Finder Feature to Challenge Google Maps Live View

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As helpful as it is, Google Maps isn't the only mapping app with augmented reality walking navigation anymore. Don't Miss: Hands-On with Google Maps Walking AR Navigation Experiment, a Peek into Our Smartglasses Future The feature is rolling out immediately to the iOS.

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. The leaders of tech juggernauts like Apple, Google, and Facebook have been making aggressive moves into the space while publicly endorsing the world-changing potential of AR. In typical Microsoft style, their flagship mixed reality product HoloLens tends to cater to the enterprise market. The post Five Tech Titans Bullish on Augmented Reality appeared first on VRScout.

D.S. Bradford Launches Augmented Reality Art Initiative Into Space

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Bradford has activated his new augmented reality initiative, Go Love Universally, on the International Space Station and Mars. Pushing Boundaries With Augmented Reality. The Future of Augmented Reality Art. It’s available on Google Play and the App Store.

Google Brings Augmented Reality to the Mainstream by Adding AR Content to Search

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If Google hasn't already demonstrated that it is serious about augmented reality, then it made it abundantly clear at the Google I/O keynote on Tuesday. After opening remarks from Google CEO Sundar Pinchai, which included a preview of AR navigation included in the Google I/O app for Android and iOS, Aparna Chennapragada, vice president and head of product for augmented reality, virtual reality, and Lens, took the stage for updates on augmented reality.

Assembling IKEA Furniture Could Be Easier With Augmented Reality

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Before you jump on the Apple or Google App store looking for this app, AssembleAR is a proof of concept, so unfortunately the app isn’t available anywhere for now. 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. News AR AseembleAR Augmented Reality IKEA

How Virtual and Augmented Reality Are Advancing Pediatric Care

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Thankfully, researchers and pediatric specialists are exploring virtual and augmented reality initiatives to improve patient care. Virtual and augmented reality developers are also doing their part to contribute to patient care.

Google Wants Everyone to Try Scribble Art in Augmented Reality

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As part of its ARCore push this week, Google has promoted Just a Line from one-time AR experiment to a full-fledged app. Available now in the Play Store, the dead-simple augmented reality drawing app makes the old Microsoft Paint app look like Adobe Illustrator. After the app establishes the user's orientation to the floor, users simply hold their fingers on their smartphone's screen and move the device around their environment to draw lines.

Fashion Is the Perfect Fit for Augmented Reality

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The fashion industry is tailor-made for an augmented reality explosion. Snapchat was the first to discover the power of augmenting the selfie. A current impediment for this reality is consistent image recognition.

KaviAR Tech Launches New Augmented Reality App for Travel

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French startup KaviAR Tech has launched “the world’s first augmented reality teleportation app”, according to the company, called KaviAR Gate. See Also: 3 Applications of Augmented Reality in the Travel Industry. The Future of Augmented Reality.

Why is Augmented Reality Taking Such a Long Time to Gain Popularity?

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Here’s a thought-provoking statistic: 70% of Snapchat users (almost 130 million) spend three or more minutes a day using augmented reality. See Also: Shoes That Fit Without Trying Them On — Thanks to Augmented Reality Online Shopping Will Never Be the Same.

Google Teams with New York Times to Deliver 'Stranger Things' Augmented Reality Easter Egg in Newspapers

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The promotions around last week's release of Stranger Things 3 have been numerous, with Netflix at one point even taking over an entire baseball field via augmented reality. On Thursday, Google released a new Google Lens experience that allows users to see old.

Lenovo Starts Shipping Augmented Reality Enabled Google Tango Phone

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So far in 2016 we’ve seen Samsung’s Note 7 go from everyone’s favorite cell phone to everyone’s favorite explosive device , the release of Google’s brand new Pixel line with DayDream support and Apple start riots over the removal of the headphone jack from the iPhone 7. Well the fun isn’t over quite yet, as Chinese tech giant Lenovo has officially unveiled their new Phab 2 Pro, the first phone to support the state-of-the-art Google Tango technology.

Google Arts & Culture Offers 'Pocket Gallery' Augmented Reality Museum Featuring Picasso, Van Gogh, & More

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After debuting its virtual Pocket Gallery last year with the works of Johannes Vermeer, Google Arts & Culture has released a sequel that brings even more artists into your home via augmented reality. Available in the Google Arts & Culture app for iOS and Android, "The Art of Color" features 33 famous paintings from around the world organized into wings by color palette, with Pablo Picasso and Vincent Van Gogh among the featured artists.

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. It’s effectively doing the same job as a doctor just, according to Google, a lot faster.

How Is Augmented Reality Enhancing Indoor Wayfinding

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Fortunately, augmented reality and other immersive technologies make indoor wayfinding possible. Augmented reality wayfinding serves as a digital guide. See Also: 4 Applications of Augmented Reality in Physical Security. Much like Google Maps traffic alerts, it can streamline customer flow in crowded commercial establishments. Sabarish Gnanamoorthy, a 14-year-old innovator, is one of many developers dabbling with augmented reality wayfinding.