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AR Technology of the Week: Sketching in 3D

Augmented reality software is now becoming increasingly portable thanks to advances in 3D technology, including 3D printing. Engineering students in London created ‘Gravity’, which allows consumers to design objects in 3D on a tablet-sized plane to create and rotate objects at every angle possible. “Gravity is a pen and pad that allows users to sketch […]

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AR Technology of the Week: Jaguar Land Rover’s Augmented Reality Transparent Car Hood

Every driver has had that dreaded moment of going over a pothole that came out of nowhere. Those days may soon come to an end, thanks to a new car hood by Jaguar Land Rover that is “transparent” due to advances in augmented reality software. “It describes the potential for a car with cameras embedded […]

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AR Technology of the Week: Augmented Reality in the Operating Room

With medical technology constantly developing, the next step to saving countless lives through surgical procedures has become even more advanced. Surgical Navigation Advanced Platform, ‘SNAP’, is now providing surgeons a safer, more efficient and detailed virtual reality guidance when removing tumors, bypassing arteries, or even performing brain surgery. Integrations of aviation science and imaging technology […]

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AR Technology of the Week: Augmented Reality Sandbox a New Way to Look at Land

A blast from the past is now making a movement in the way geography is being viewed and utilized. Simple sandboxes, with the help of computers, 3D cameras, and digital projectors, are being transformed into colorful topographical maps that allow architects and geographers to design projects according to the land they will be built upon. […]

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AR Technology of the Week: Augmented Reality SDK for Virtual Shopping by Metaio

With virtual shopping at our fingertips, consumers are shifting to shopping online everyday. What if you could virtually try on the clothes you were interested in though? This seemingly impossible notion is becoming a reality with the help of Metaio. They are developing their augmented reality software development kit (SDK) that will allow you to […]

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AR Technology of the Week: Augmented Reality Magazine Pages by Layar

Augmented reality is becoming a larger part of our everyday lives with the help of advertising. Layar is adding to this by updating their system called Layar Creator. With Layar Creator, “users are able to create images that, when tapped in on with a device (like a mobile phone, for example), will become interactive.” “Layar […]

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AR Technology of the Week: Augmented Reality Keyboard on Your Fingers by Samsung

What would it be like if our fingers were turned into a keyboard? We are about to find out with the help of Samsung. They are working on this endeavor for their rumored Galaxy Glass which will compete head to head with Google Glass. “Keys would be mapped onto the fingers of your hand ‘according […]

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AR Technology of the Week: Augmented Reality Advertising on Google Glass by Blippar

Advertising is making its way to Google Glass with the help of innovative companies such as Blippar. They started out being one of the first image recognition techs on Google Glass and have now added augmented reality to their features. “Blippar is a mobile application that allows users to explore interactive advertising through augmented reality […]

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AR Technology of the Week: Virtual Reality Simulations from PocketCake

Everyday virtual reality is allowing once dormant objects come to life, changing the way businesses and consumers view the world. Development firm, PocketCake, is creating virtual reality simulations using the Oculus Rift for the same price of a typical architectural illustration. This is the next step for BIM technology. Architects and prospective clients can have […]

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AR Technology of the Week: Augmented Reality App from Navitime Japan

The deployment of augmented reality to make consumers’ lives easier is being seen across industries all over the world. In Japan, developer Navitime Japan created an app for tourists to locate hard to find free Wi-Fi spots through an augmented reality guidance app. Cool, right! Free for both iOs and Android devices, Navitime for Japan […]

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