Category: augmented reality

AR Laser Pointer And Cat App Is The Future …

AR Laser Pointer And Cat App Is The Future

Using the smartphone to direct the laser, the digital kitten ferociously chases the red laser dot to any point within the immediate 3D space.

Source: https://vrscout.com/news/arkit-laser-pointer-cat-ar-game/

Experience Twitter in Augmented Reality Avail…

Experience Twitter in Augmented Reality

Available now in the App Store, TweetReality uses ARKit to convert your Twitter feed (as well as your mentions and tweets) into a virtual, concave wall spread across your field of view, Minority Report style.

Read More: https://mobile-ar.reality.news/news/apple-ar-app-lets-you-take-your-twitter-obsession-into-augmented-reality-0181550/

LEGO AR-Studio clicks together virtual and p…

LEGO AR-Studio clicks together virtual and physical blocks

The new app uses Apple’s ARKit to let children fly virtual models around the room. It’s a small step, but LEGO has big ambitions for augmented reality.

Read More: http://www.wired.co.uk/article/lego-ar-app

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Amazon is launching Sumerian – A user-friend A…

Amazon is launching Sumerian – A user-friend AR/VR creation suite

Amazon has announced the new Sumerian service, which allows developers to quickly create virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and 3D apps suitable for use online.

I signed up for the developer preview. Hopefully I’ll get to play around with this soon!

ZED Mini Turns Rift and Vive into an AR Head…

ZED Mini Turns Rift and Vive into an AR Headset From the Future

When attached, the camera provides stereo pass-through video and real-time depth and environment mapping, turning the headsets into dev kits emulating the capabilities of high-end AR headsets of the future.

Last week the company launched pre-orders for the device priced at $450, with plans to begin shipping in November.

Source: https://www.roadtovr.com/zed-mini-turns-rift-vive-high-end-ar-dev-kit/

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Apple acquired augmented reality headset start…

Apple acquired augmented reality headset startup Vrvana for $30M:

As Apple reportedly ramps up work to ship an augmented reality headset in 2020, it has acquired a startup from Montreal, Canada that could help it get there.

Read More: https://techcrunch.com/2017/11/21/apple-acquires-mixed-reality-headset-startup-vrvana-for-30m/

First full-featured, comfortable, and affordab…

First full-featured, comfortable, and affordable data glove for AR/VR apps:

Integrating six unique haptics and 10 smart fabric bend sensors operating at a speed of 500 HZ, the glove provides rapid sensing with data rates at 150 fps.

Read More: https://www.sensorsmag.com/components/glove-pumps-a-fist-for-ar-vr-apps-and-gaming

Enhanced Medical Mixed Reality

Enhanced Medical Mixed Reality

‘EMMR’ allows clients to experience real-time interaction with health care professionals in their home’s projected as holograms via a special headset developed by Microsoft called HoloLens.