Apple Files Augmented Reality Patent for a ‘Wearable Information System’


The patent is for a “wearable information system having at least one camera.” The information system is configured such that the high-power mode is activated by a detection of at least one object in at least one field of view of the at least one camera.”

Datavized Uses WebVR To Map Information Across All Devices


Datavized is a VR startup with a data visualization platform designed to display across all devices using WebVR. Right now Datavized needs geographically-coded data to represent on a globe that it displays across all devices, with a drag and drop tool to turn spreadsheets into interactive 3D maps. The software can still accept spreadsheets without geo data but it isn’t shown the same way across all devices right now.

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Rubin On Oculus Privacy Concerns: ‘Nobody Wants User Camera Information’


In an interview with Gamespot , Rubin, who serves of VP of Content at the company, said that Oculus wasn’t building Dash to collect people’s private information. “The answer is, we’re all doing what we’re doing because it works,” Rubin stated, pointing out that all other VR companies use camera-based systems similar to Oculus, which could, in theory, be used to gather information on users. “Nobody wants user camera information for anything.”

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Information Superhighway Robbery


So, apparently this is a business model: you trawl YouTube for videos with a decent number of views (not too many, mind you), uploaded by someone that is not a bona fide YouTube star or well-known personality, or part of some content or ad exchange network, and file copyright claims on those videos.

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InFormation: An immersive documentary about the emerging power of Virtual Reality to inspire empathy in its audience.

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InFormation is a two part (25 min) immersive documentary investigating the medium of Virtual Reality and creative use of the technology to build empathy and new forms of storytelling. Directed by Debra Anderson and produced by Hugh McGrory, InFormation is a Datavized production.

Forward and backward in our relationship to information.


By layering information atop our existing reality, we step into an unknown world similar to the past. Before we valued written information, we lived in a three dimensional world. It just so happens that there was a single thread of information: reality.

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Employees open companies to security risks by working remotely


With our Information Security Staff Awareness E-Learning Course , your employees can learn about the most important elements of information security, including phishing, creating backups, portable media devices and business continuity.

Nissan Augmented Reality Concept Assists Drivers in Detecting Unseen Obstacles

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The concept system would merge on-board sensor data with information aggregated from Nissan's AR cloud in order to map.

Augmented Reality App Maker Houzz Reveals Major Data Breach

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In the realm of internet security, it's becoming clear that augmented reality is not immune to the increasing wave data breaches plaguing users. On Friday, furniture retailer Houzz, an early adopter of ARKit, revealed details of a data breach that occurred in December 2018.

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Medical Software Maker Medivis Closes $2.3 Million in Funding to Bring HoloLens to Surgical Platform

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On Tuesday, along with closing its seed funding round, the company unveiled its SurgicalAR software for HoloLens at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, Florida.

You’re Taking Me for ARide

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Having real-time, hands-free digital information and applications overlaid onto our surroundings is the next step from looking up information on mobile phones and interacting with AI voice assistants Click To Tweet.

First App for Meta 2 Headset Lets You View 3D CAD Models in Augmented Reality

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Meta Viewer enables Meta 2 users to view 3D CAD models in augmented reality while maintaining the integrity of design information that can be lost when converting files to AR formats.

AR Glasses You Can Be Seen In

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It enables first responders, for example, to quickly identify causalities or patients and obtain vital information such as medical histories of allergies and blood type, reducing wait times when arriving in hospital. Are we finally getting closer to affordable, good-looking AR wearables?

Magic Leap One's Battery Life, Memory Specs Revealed

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But details about the hardware wasn't included in the array of new information. Now, thanks to a developer with a keen eye for source code, we have more information regarding how the Magic Leap One will actually operate while in use.

#SXSW2019 – What does Augmented Reality Sound Like?

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Normally, you’d have to take out your phone, a forbidden act on some courses, but “with Bose AR you just keep it in your pocket and tap on your frames from anywhere on the course and contextually, based on where you are in your GPS location, we give you whatever information you need.”

Upskill Releases HoloLens Version of Skylight AR Productivity Platform

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Presenting this information in augmented reality allows them to keep their hands-free for the task at hand and reducing "swivel chair" between the task and a laptop.

Report: VR Enabling Better Health

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The nephrologist suggests that the patient read the materials and explore the Internet for additional information. Suffice it to say, however, that all such theories of decision-making rely critically on the quality of the information available.

Augmented Reality Puts the Magic in 'Magic: The Gathering' Cards

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Available now in the App Store and Play Store, MTG Manager helps players manage their card inventory through scanning cards and returning information such as prices and game statistics.

Holocaust Museum Preserves Memory of Victims & Survivors via Augmented Reality

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The museum is testing a mobile app that will enable visitors to see more information about the victims and survivors of the Holocaust in the camera view of their smartphone.

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

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One of the neatest tricks available in Google Lens, an app that can identify and interpret real world information, is the ability to copy text from the app's camera view and paste it into a digital document.

The AR Drone That Can Help Save Lives

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Edgybees was initially founded as AR video game enhancement software, then pivoted to specialize in rescue drone technology that collects geospatial data and overlays information onto video feeds to bring emergency responders accurate and real-time information.

Magic Leap Mobile Companion App Revealed, iOS & Android Supported

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Among a treasure trove of new developer information on the Lumin OS that Magic Leap recently published on its Creator Portal appears to be the official confirmation of the Magic Leap Mobile Companion App.

Naked Tech for a Plastic-Free World

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Rather than scanning labels for information, visitors to the shop will instead be able to scan products directly using the new #LushLabs app replacing packaging with a digital solution Click To Tweet. “We

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Riding Through Gotham City in VR

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In the following chapter the passengers are treated to a comic book reader presented and narrated across the cabin as Batman and Killer Croc interact around them before Alfred politely informs the vehicle occupants of a road closure ahead. Warner Bros.

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Smart Glasses? It’s all about perspective.


Wikipedia defines smart glasses as a wearable computer that adds information to what the wearer sees. One could debate whether our first category is a true segment of the smart eyewear market as it adds no information to what the wearer sees.

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

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From the point of view of a cyber forensics analyst, players must examine clues, such as videos and scraps of information, to track down the location of.

Oculus Rift's Terms of Service - Questions to Oculus


Oculus has stated that it automatically collects users' location information. Are there any other purposes for which Oculus collects this information? Are there any other purposes for which Oculus collects this information?

HoloLens Update Brings Display Mirroring & Quick Actions Menu for Routine Tasks

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Microsoft has informed HoloLens users that the company will begin rolling out a mandatory update for HoloLens as part of its Windows 10 October 2018 release that brings a number of new features and quality-of-life improvements to the headset.

China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

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These guidelines are contained in a document entitled “Guiding Opinions of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Accelerating the Development of Virtual Reality Industry” and has been released by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

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Magic Leap Gives the World a Peek at Lumin OS

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Note that access to the more detailed information requires registration with the Creator Portal, but that's basically just sharing your email address. A fresh batch of developer info has been revealed on Magic Leap's Creator Portal.

Putting AR into Art

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A Viennese start-up is the first company from Austria to be accepted to Berkeley SkyDeck accelerator. Artivive recently beat over 600 competing entries to become the first Austrian start-up to join the Berkeley SkyDeck program (considered one of the top ten accelerator programs in the world).

The Brain Science of Simulation Training with Virtual Reality

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Everything else is just information.” In many high-pressure situations such as emergency medicine, law enforcement, firefighting, air traffic control and the military the litmus test for success is behavioral performance.

UK's Largest Children's Hospital Is Adopting HoloLens to Assist Surgeons

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In recent years, medical professionals have demonstrated how the HoloLens can assist in surgeries, ranging from collarbone repairs to spinal surgeries to cosmetic procedures. Now, the largest children's hospital in the United Kingdom is also ready to deploy the technology.

Will Nintendo Make a Play for VR?

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It is also not uncommon for the full information about file formats not to be provided with the avatar, so importing and exporting can be pretty much impossible outside of a very limited ecosystem, and therein lies the problem.

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Immersive Technologies Helping Children and Older Patients

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When presenting patients with information, the most common scenario is to give them a page or two of text or printed slides from a Powerpoint deck which describe a certain medication regimen or medical procedure.

Building Spaceships with Mixed Reality

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Using AR, workers can now see the digital information and work instructions needed overlaid onto the actual components of the spacecraft. Giving technicians the tools to readily access information as and when they need it has resulted in extremely positive ROI.

Microsoft HoloLens 2.0 Has a Secret Codename, Release Date, & Major Price Change, Report Says

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Well, now we have new information that tells us when (roughly) the device will be released, as well as a few other exciting tidbits.

Re-imagining 5G Connectivity

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The average consumer will access and generate vast amounts of information over the course of any normal day. The average consumer will access and generate vast amounts of information every day #Making5GReal @MiFi #MiFiIQ Click To Tweet.

Report: Building Healthcare Expertise With VR

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One can have all of the facts and figures and a strong behavioral repertoire, but in the end one has to extract the information and engage the appropriate behavior in each distinct situation Click To Tweet.

Immersing Yourself in the Beautiful Game

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The software then re-creates all the viewpoints of a fully volumetric 3D person or object, and the information is rendered into a virtual 3D environment where you can experience all the plays and angles with 6 degrees of freedom.

Expert View: How Technology is Making Us Rethink the Way We Think

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The world we see is quickly becoming an intelligent information display Click To Tweet. The world we see is quickly becoming an intelligent information display. Interfaces and information displays are multiplying, and immersive technology will only intensify this trend.

PSVR title from the creator of Dark Souls and possible Bloodborne tie-in launches Nov 6th

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As players explore a world where time stands still, they will gather various bits of important information that will help unfold a mystery. As the story deepens, players will come to discover that information you initially thought were simple will take on greater meaning.


AR Drone Technology That Can Help Save Lives


Originally founded as AR video game enhancement software, Edgybees has since pivoted to a specialization in rescue drone technology that collects geospatial data and overlays information onto video feeds to bring emergency responders accurate information in real-time.