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Augmented-reality glasses for Xbox? Patent filing provides new evidence

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The notion of Microsoft releasing its own augmented reality glasses for a future Xbox isn’t new, having surfaced over the summer as part of a 56-page document that purported to detail plans for the next version of the Microsoft console. But a newly released patent application provides another big clue. The...
Augmented-reality glasses for Xbox? Patent filing provides new evidence

Ikea Figured Out How To Use An iPhone To Make Its Catalog Cool

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The 2013 Ikea catalog will use augmented reality technology, reports Apartment Therapy. You'll get a paper catalog in the mail, but with help from the free Ikea app, it'll become an enhanced visual experience through your smartphone. Check out the video below for a demo of how it will work:...
Ikea Figured Out How To Use An iPhone To Make Its Catalog Cool

Apps Rush: Auria, City Golf by Mercedes-Benz, Whale Trail Frenzy, Sydney Opera House and more

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What's new on the app stores on Tuesday 17 July 2012A selection of nine new and notable apps for you today:AuriaCan tablets become a serious music production tool? Auria is the latest evidence that they can. It's a 48-track "digital audio recording system" app for iPad, offering mixing, recording and...
Apps Rush: Auria, City Golf by Mercedes-Benz, Whale Trail Frenzy, Sydney Opera House and more
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Real estate dorks unite: Trulia is developing a Google Glass app

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Is this the future of home search? Trulia today announced that it is working on a new Google Glass app, taking advantage of the cutting-edge augmented reality technology from the search giant that has yet to hit the mainstream market. “After spending three weeks with the device, I can...
Real estate dorks unite: Trulia is developing a Google Glass app

Atheer Looks to Add Human Touch to Futuristic Wearable Computers

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If you were hoping that Google Glass would be a passing fad, you might be disappointed to hear that it looks like the category of wearable devices in only getting started. Wearable technology has been a hot topic at D11, and while there’s been a lot of talk about physical...
Atheer Looks to Add Human Touch to Futuristic Wearable Computers
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Nokia doubles down on maps and location-based services

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Unveils HERE app, buys Earthmine and adds LiveSight to take on Apple and GoogleLocation-based services got off to a bumpy start in the mobile industry when operators were trying to sell customers on their appeal in the early 2000s. It turned out people didn't really want to pay to find...
Nokia doubles down on maps and location-based services
Layar Sticks The Knife In QR Codes With Augmented Reality Magazine System

Toys meet tech: augmented reality to play out at Toy Fair

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Does your kid want to play with unicorns? You should check out next week’s Toy Fair in New York, where toy makers are converging with the latest-and-greatest augmented reality technology that brings once-static games, books and toys to life. With augmented reality, a kid viewing a book or game though an iPhone,...
Toys meet tech: augmented reality to play out at Toy Fair

Star Wars AR Comic (use the webcam Luke)

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Anything Star Wars pretty much has success written all over it. So combining a Star Wars comic and Total Immersions augmented reality technology is going to be a winner. Check out the video below. Notice how with one comic the character goes though his practice routine, but when you...
Star Wars AR Comic (use the webcam Luke)

Report: Google purchasing face recognition firm Viewdle

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According to the Russian arm of Forbes Magazine, Google is close to a deal to purchase pattern and facial recognition firm Viewdle for more than $30 million dollars. The deal nets Google a large patent portfolio, focused on image recognition and augmented reality technology such as that used to automatically...
Report: Google purchasing face recognition firm Viewdle

Qualcomm boosts augmented reality technology

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Qualcomm has released a version of its development kit for augmented reality apps, which from now on will be marketed under the Vuforia brand name....
Qualcomm boosts augmented reality technology

Google Glass Wannahaves, Your Moment Is Almost Here

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Are you anxiously wondering if you've successfully talked your way into early access to Google Glass, the company's wearable augmented reality technology? You can just about stop holding your breath. Almost. "Over the next few days," Google wrote in a post on the Project Glass Google+ page, "we'll be sending out...
Google Glass Wannahaves, Your Moment Is Almost Here

Booting Up: Warped Perception Edition

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Obvious Engine's augmented reality technology works without those funny bar codes [The Verge] Silicon Valley startup Nicira, which raised $50 million last year, opened to the public today and announces impressive customer list including AT&T, Fidelity and eBay [Business Insider] Ten-thousand tweets per second in the final three minutes of...
Booting Up: Warped Perception Edition
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"Do Crew" Augmented Reality Cartoons Help Get Kids Off the Couch

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New York-based online video management company whistleBox has developed a new browser-based augmented reality (AR) experience geared directly at children by integrating it with the one thing every kid loves: cartoons. The project, dubbed Do Crew, is a series of animated stories for kids that include interactive AR games and...
"Do Crew" Augmented Reality Cartoons Help Get Kids Off the Couch

AR app Blippar wins LeWeb’s London startup competition

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Augmented reality and image recognition app Blippar just won the startup competition at LeWeb2012 in London. The startup is already known for its augmented reality work with brands like Marmite, Guinness, the Guardian newspaper and Kit Kat. The event saw a number of hot competitors present their pitches in rounds...
AR app Blippar wins LeWeb’s London startup competition

Dekko wants to take augmented reality beyond a 'marketing gimmick'

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US startup raises $3.2m of funding and hopes its 'real-world operating system' will leave rivals in the shadeUS startup Dekko has raised $3.2m of funding to fuel its ambitions for technology that it describes as a "visual layer for wearable computing devices".It sounds (and looks) like augmented reality technology, but...
Dekko wants to take augmented reality beyond a 'marketing gimmick'
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Qualcomm Boosts Augmented Reality Technology With New Brand, SDK

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Qualcomm has released a version of its development kit for augmented reality apps, which from now on will be marketed under the Vuforia brand name....
Qualcomm Boosts Augmented Reality Technology With New Brand, SDK
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