My predictions for augmented reality in 2021

The Ghost Howls

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.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

The Ghost Howls

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.


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Augmented Reality and Hearables: Where the Two Technologies Meet


Extended reality in visual solutions is making the headlines. Hearables with augmented reality features are becoming ubiquitous thanks to the overall spread of wearables, the contribution of tech giants, and the growing demand for emerging technologies. Sponsored content.

Google ARCore Brings Augmented Reality to Android


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. And if you own a Pixel or Samsung S8, running 7.0 AR is happening.

Samsung Elevates Galaxy Note 10+ with Depth Camera for 3D Scanning & Augmented Reality Apps

Next Reality AR

The mobile augmented reality war for dominance between Apple and its Asia-based rivals is in full effect. On Wednesday, Samsung continued the pattern it established with the Galaxy S10 4G smartphone by adding adding a depth-sensing camera to the new Galaxy Note 10+, which gives the device with some interesting augmented reality superpowers.

Leaked Concept Videos Show Samsung’s Take On AR Glasses


Project virtual screens, fly drones, and dim the lights with ‘Samsung Glasses Lite.’ Referred to in the videos as ‘Samsung Glasses Lite,’ this proof-of-concept represents what a pair of AR glasses made by the company could look like in the years ahead.

The XR Week Peek (2021.02.22): Samsung AR glasses leaked, Kura price revealed, and much more!

The Ghost Howls

This week in XR hasn’t had any explosive news, but it was interesting nonetheless: in particular we had cool info on AR glasses, with some news from Kura, Lynx, and Samsung. Samsung AR glasses concept has been leaked. augmented reality virtual reality week peek kura lynx samsung

Samsung Sends Family Guy into Augmented Reality to Showcase Connected Home Products

Next Reality AR

On Friday, at IFA 2018 in Berlin, Samsung invited attendees into the residence of Family Guy's Griffin family to learn all about its "smart home" products via augmented reality. "If If Peter Griffin can have a smart home, then everyone can," said Samsung via its webpage for the "Doorways" experience (translated via Google Translate). "We

Cinematic Augmented Reality Movies are coming

RealVision VR

Augmented Reality’s time has come. Augmented Reality is finally coming-of-age. While everyone counted on Magic Leap to bring AR eye-wear to the masses, what Magic Leap did in-fact was lend a stigma to Augmented Reality with unfulfilled promises.

Snapchat Adds Sound Recognition to Its Augmented Reality Arsenal

Next Reality AR

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. The latest example, released to the app's Carousel on Monday, is a Lens that reacts to sound. The Lens attaches a pair of translucent neon bear ears to the user's head. The ears pulse to whatever music is in the user's vicinity.

Nreal Light AR Smart Glasses Will Be Bundled With Latest Samsung And LG Smartphones


Available now for pre-order, the Nreal Light AR smart glasses connect with compatible Android smartphones to bring your favorite apps, such as Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Google Chrome, to life in augmented reality.

How Augmented Reality Makes Advertising Fun Again


Augmented Reality fits perfectly into this model. What Does Augmented Reality Advertising Look Like? Today, Augmented Reality advertising is taking two main formats: The Forward Facing Camera (aka “The Selfie”). The ability for a consumer to interact with their favorite brands or products through an Augmented Reality experience has real world applications. What was the last ad that you saw? Or at least the last ad that you remember seeing?

Lenovo Starts Shipping Augmented Reality Enabled Google Tango Phone


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. The new platform features several significant improvements, but the most impressive innovation is by far the incredibly smooth augmented reality. Say Hello To The Massive Lenovo Phab 2 Pro.

What Apple’s Dual Camera iPhone Means For Augmented Reality


Although there weren’t drastic changes made to the physical design of the iPhone (minus that old thing called a headphone jack), Apple’s unveiling of a dual-lens camera points to a world where millions of consumers could one day put a powerful augmented reality device in their pocket. Virtual and augmented reality are two related but different takes on head-mounted or smartphone display technology. Is this a hint of Apple’s future plans for VR and AR?

My predictions for augmented reality in 2020

The Ghost Howls

After having written my predictions for virtual reality in 2020 , let’s see what will be the trends for this year in augmented reality. Let me be very honest: I’m not expecting that much from this year in augmented reality.

VR Veterans Found Artie Augmented Reality Avatar Company


The migration of virtual reality veterans to augmented reality continues. Armando Kirwin and Ryan Horrigan started the company to use artificial intelligence and augmented reality to build “emotionally intelligent avatars” as virtual companions for people. One of Felix & Paul’s big projects was a virtual reality tour of the White House with the Obamas.

This App Lets You Control Your Smarthome Lights via Augmented Reality

Next Reality AR

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.

‘Rose Colored’ is a Haunting Vision of Love in Augmented Reality


Yet, as we augment our senses, just what are we subtracting? “Are we going to enter a world where we can’t even tell the difference between fiction and reality?”. For example: Elon Musk’s Neural Lace project, Samsung’s contacts with embedded cameras, and Google’s glucose monitoring lenses for Diabetes sufferers. Although their relationship might now be based in reality, as a viewer I did not feel confident in the couple’s future.

CES 2020: Samsung Teases Prototype AR Glasses


Are augmented reality personal trainers the future of at-home exercise? Among the many products developed as part of what the company refers to as their “Age of Experience” product strategy, Samsung also teased its own dedicated AR headset. Feature Image Credit: Samsung.

Amazon Brings Augmented Reality Product Previews to iOS App

Road to VR

ARCore is soon to be available on Google Pixel devices and Samsung Galaxy S8 and above, but won’t be integrated into other Android phones until Google and its partners think it’s ready. 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.

WarDucks Lands $3.8 Million Funding for Location-Based Augmented Reality Gaming, Adds Legendary Doom Developer

Next Reality AR

With plans to compete with Niantic and other augmented reality game developers, game developer WarDucks has closed a $3.8 Don't Miss: Pokémon GO Maker Niantic Catches $200 Million in Funding from Samsung & Others, Report Says In addition, the company has hired legendary game developer John Romero, whose credits include landmark titles such as Doom, Quake, and.

DreamGlass is an interesting Augmented Reality glass that costs only $399

The Ghost Howls

Some days ago, I’ve got to know through Reddit a new Augmented Reality headset called DreamGlass. DreamGlass is a product of a company called Dreamworld: it is a cheap augmented reality headset made for developers. What I love of DreamGlass is that for $399 it lets developers start experimenting with a good-quality augmented reality. I admit I’m not a huge fan of tethered augmented reality.

Samsung Files Patent Application For Foldable AR Glasses


According to a recently published patent application filed by Samsung, the company may be developing a foldable AR headset featuring a built-in display that automatically activates when the device is unfolded. Unlike these existing devices, however, Samsung’s headset will feature a design more similar to that of a conventional pair of sunglasses. The post Samsung Files Patent Application For Foldable AR Glasses appeared first on VRScout.

Aryzon Pitched As The ‘Cardboard of Augmented Reality’


While Google Cardboard, Daydream, and the Samsung Gear VR lead the charge for accessible virtual reality headsets and experiences, augmented reality hasn’t had its full day in the sunshine. Calling it the “Cardboard of AR”, the 5-person team behind this cardboard AR viewer is opening the door for consumers to finally see what it’s like to have their worlds augmented.

The Tantalizing Promise Of Augmented Reality Games


CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas last week, was loaded with augmented reality smartglasses, which layer digital animations and information on top of the real world. Mainstream venture capitalists pumped up startups in virtual and augmented reality in the third quarter, with a record $2.3 Three times the size of virtual reality, goes their prediction. Above: CastAR wants you to play tabletop games in mixed reality.

Snapchat’s ‘Toy’ Glasses Set the Stage for Augmented Reality Dominance


Giant hardware manufacturers like Samsung and GoPro are pushing 360-degree content by creating peripherals often tied to smartphones. When looking at mass-adoption, the mobile cell phone industry lays the foundation of virtual reality and augmented reality devices. Samsung’s Gear VR and 360 Camera – [Image Source: Techradar] In relation to AR, Snapchat’s rise is mostly due to original video content exclusively created on cell phones.

Samsung Beats Apple to the Punch with SmartTags+ & AR Finder

Next Reality AR

Over the past two product cycles, Apple has been rumored to be preparing to reveal its Apple AirTags tracking devices that can help iPhone owners find their possessions with augmented reality. But Samsung has leapfrogged Apple with its own take on the product category.

AR Specialist Zappar Nets $3.75m in Funding, Aims to “Democratize Augmented Reality”

Road to VR

Zappar, a London-based developer in the Augmented Reality space, is announcing the closing of its Series A funding round. Having worked with over 200 partners from the retail, television, film and packaged goods industries including Warner Bros, Coca-Cola and Manchester City Football Club, Zappar is a leading developer of Augmented Reality experiences and tools. “Zappar’s mission is to democratise augmented reality.

CES 2020: Samsung Casually Shows Off AR Glasses In Exercise Demo


During its CES 2020 livestream, Samsung casually showed off AR glasses- without formally declaring it to be an upcoming product or even acknowledging anything remarkable about showing such a device. But Samsung might just be beating them to market with an earlier, less mature product.

Will Apple, Facebook or Microsoft be the future of augmented reality?

TechCrunch VR

Apple is seen by some as critical to the future of augmented reality, despite limited traction for ARKit so far and its absence from smartglasses (again, so far). Tim Merel. Contributor. Tim Merel is managing director of Digi-Capital. More posts by this contributor.

Samsung Promotes Intelligent Smart Home With Family Guy AR Game


Samsung teams up with the popular adult cartoon series for a hilarious AR tour through their smart home product line-up. Confused or intimidated by the vast array of Samsung smart home products at your disposal? Samsung has your back with a their brand new Doorway platform, a smartphone-based AR tool designed to help guide users through their smart-connected home. Harnessing AR and the wit of Family Guy gives Samsung a unique solution to a complex challenge.”.

The XR Week Peek (2020.01.27): Samsung may be working on a new headset, Half-Life: Alyx will ship on time and much more!

The Ghost Howls

With great pleasure, I announce to you that we have updated our game HitMotion: Reloaded (the first mixed reality fitness game ) on Viveport, and now we have far better bonuses management, apart from having fixed lots of bugs. Image by Samsung, taken from Upload VR). Hello everyone!

Watch Apple’s Live iPhone 8 Event @10am PT, Suspected Augmented Reality Announcements

Road to VR

We knew Apple had been working on AR/VR for some time now, evidenced by a growing number of jobs published by on the company’s job site, but it wasn’t until they released a preview version of ARKit back in June —the augmented reality developer tool lets artists, companies, and game developers create AR apps—that Apple had publicly gone full tilt into their next big platform feature: augmented reality.

Leak reveals Samsung Glasses Lite, an upcoming Apple Glasses AR competitor

Digital Trends

Samsung has apparently joined Apple in working on an upcoming pair of augmented reality glasses, according to a new leak from Twitter user WalkingCat. Computing Wearables Apple AR Augmented Reality Samsung wearables

Samsung XR and EarthX Debut Environmentally-focused 360 Short Films

Road to VR

Samsung has partnered with EarthX to debut a dozen immersive short films on the Samsung XR video platform from environmentally-focused filmmakers. Samsung XR is Samsung’s immersive video platform, and home to more than 10,000 videos. Image courtesy Samsung, EarthXR.

Report: Samsung & Microsoft Boost “MR” Partnership, Samsung Builds Wireless AR/VR Headset

Road to VR

Samsung appears to be making a strategic partnership with Microsoft as it produces what Korean Times reports is a “powerful cordless headset that supports both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).” ” The headset is said to make use of Microsoft’s “Mixed Reality” platform, and to make its debut at Berlin’s IFA technology fair in late August.

Samsung’s In-house Incubator to Showcase New VR/AR Experiments at MWC

Road to VR

Although the Samsung Galaxy S8 may not make its big entrance at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona next week, the company will however be presenting a few new VR/AR projects coming direct from their in-house incubator Creative Lab (C-Lab). Samsung says it can be used for augmented reality and virtual reality thanks to the electrochromic glass (AKA ‘smart glass’ ) that can block out external light on demand.