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augmented realitySingle thin lens able to focus the entire visible spectrum will transform augmented and virtual reality

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The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) has developed the first single lens that can focus the entire visible spectrum of light — including white light — in the same spot and in high resolution. This has only …

augmented realityChina has statue of a Transformer that is taller and heavier than the Statue of Liberty

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China has a $1 billion to $1.5 billion virtual reality theme park that has a 174-foot tall statue of a Transformer made of 750 tons of steel. The theme park is set to open in February 2018. The copper statue …

augmented realitySingularity University Partners with Airbus on Mixed Reality Training

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In an effort to improve internal communications, Airbus recently partnered with Singularity University for a 6-month partnership. Together they were able to scope, design, engineer and test a prototype of a mixed reality (XR) communications, collaboration, and learning platform that …

augmented realityPokemon Go follow up will be Augmented Reality Harry Potter Game

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Almost five years ago Niantic launched Ingress, first augmented reality mobile game, turning real-world streets, neighborhoods and cities into a global game board, and bringing people together in a shared digital reality. The incentives it created for exploration, exercise, and …

augmented realityVirtual And Augmented Reality enable windowless armored vehicle to drive over 35 mph in offroad tests

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After two years of research on Ground X-Vehicle Technologies, Honeywell brings “out-the-window views” and enhanced awareness to closed-cockpit environments. Honeywell has successfully completed research and testing of a virtual window technology as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s …

appleWill the new iPhones make Augmented Reality mainstream ?

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Apple is supporting the popularization of Augmented Reality with developers’ apps enabled by the ARKit tool, the new operating system, the hardware with the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus, and iPhone X and Apple’s massive user base. The new …

augmented realityLinkNYC wifi kiosks could add augmented reality and more

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London and New York are replacing outdated phone booths with Wi-Fi kiosks that have embedded computing tablets, USB charging ports, keypads for making phone calls, and large screens that display relevant information to passersby. New York started installing its “LinkNYC” …

augmented realityGoogle Glass Enterprise Edition for Augmented assistance

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Google Glass has been optimized for industrial, healthcare and other workplaces where workers need help with complex tasks. Complex assembly, done faster AGCO manufactures complex agricultural machines at low volume with the goal of helping make today’s farms more productive …

augmented reality$1200 holographic smartphone that will need no special glasses

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Red.com who makes high resolution cameras used by photographic professionals and movies is making a $1200 holographic smartphone that will need no special glasses. It will be the world’s first holographic media machine and it will fit in your pocket. …

augmented realityCardboard Augmented Reality System works with an App and your Smartphone for $32

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For $32 you can back a Kickstarter by Aryzon for an augmented reality app that works with something similar to Google Cardboard for Virtual reality. The current best example of Augmented Reality (AR) is the Microsoft HoloLens which costs $3,000. …