After a prolonged technology “winter,” the hardware and software that power VR and AR applications are accelerating at an extraordinary rate.
Revving up its hardware efforts, social networking giant Facebook is now planning to build its own Augmented Reality (AR) glasses to bring virtual friends to our homes.
Swiss scientists have developed an ultra-light glove - weighing less than 8 grams per finger - that enables users to feel and manipulate virtual objects. Their system provides extremely realistic haptic feedback.
Researchers are taking 3-D printing and 3-D modeling to a new level by using augmented reality to allow designers to design in physical space.
New platform, ARON, is a communications system designed to transmit real-world data via infrared light.
The company has also launched four pilot IMAX virtual reality (VR) experience centres in Los Angeles, New York City, Toronto and Shanghai.
Disney plans to make augmented reality a shared experience
A reflection on Linden Lab’s groundbreaking Second Life, and how their next project Sansar hopes to go even further.
A new type of 3-D display could solve the long-standing problem eye fatigue when using VR and AR equipment by greatly improving the viewing comfort of these wearable devices.
View Mixed Reality will bolster Windows 10’s virtual reality chops by letting view augmented reality images through their device screen.