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Tag: Augmented Reality

Canon MREAL “Mixed Reality” Head-Mounted Display: Seamless AR Comes at a Price

Canon MREAL “Mixed Reality” Head-Mounted Display: Seamless AR Comes at a Price
Augmented/virtual reality headsets are nothing new, but Canon will finally throw its hat into the ring by launching its MREAL augmented reality HMD system in the USA on March 1st. Sadly though, unless you’re a developer…
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Google Glass Pre-order Contest: Get Your Schizophrenic on

Google Glass Pre-order Contest: Get Your Schizophrenic on
Want to be part of the very possible future? Google has just announced that they will be giving U.S. residents the chance to be the first to own a Google Glass, the company’s much-hyped wearable computer.…
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Vuzix Wrap 1200AR Augmented Reality Glasses Now Shipping

Vuzix Wrap 1200AR Augmented Reality Glasses Now Shipping
If you have a serious need to own your own pair of augmented reality glasses so you can pretend you’re Sergey Brin, Vuzix has a new set of AR glasses that are now available.…
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Meta Wearable Augmented Reality Computer: Project Glass Meets Leap

Meta Wearable Augmented Reality Computer: Project Glass Meets Leap
Google made a lot of people excited about the future when the company showed off a concept video for the Project Glass computer. A month after that, a some of us wet our already wet pants…
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DIY Doctor Who TARDIS Model Actually Made Bigger on the Inside

DIY Doctor Who TARDIS Model Actually Made Bigger on the Inside
Next to its modest exterior, the second most notable thing about the time and space machine in Doctor Who is that it’s way bigger on the inside. It’s relatively easy to make a model or even…
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DIY Google Project Glass: I Am Locutus of Nerd!

DIY Google Project Glass: I Am Locutus of Nerd!
Even though people haven’t been that hyped up about Google’s Project Glass of late, some technophiles still couldn’t wait and decided to hack together their own augmented reality eyewear. This particular design makes you look like…
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Minecraft Reality for iOS Takes In-Game Creations to the Real World, No 3D Printing Needed

Minecraft Reality for iOS Takes In-Game Creations to the Real World, No 3D Printing Needed
There are already a handful of ways to bring – or at least replicate – your Minecraft masterpieces to the real world. But if you’re looking for a cheap route, check out this Mojang-approved iOS app…
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Microsoft Patent Hints at Google Project Glass Competition

Microsoft Patent Hints at Google Project Glass Competition
In the past, we’ve talked about the interesting and odd project from Google called Project Glass. The technology is basically a small wearable augmented reality system with a display embedded into a pair of glasses. A…
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MIRAGE Substitutional Reality System: One Step Closer to Total Recall

MIRAGE Substitutional Reality System: One Step Closer to Total Recall
This “substitutional reality system” was developed by the Japanese Laboratory for Adaptive Intelligence at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute. It was created to fuse performance art with perceived reality for its wearer. While it’s doesn’t produce…
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DIY Google Glasses Provide Translation via Subtitles

DIY Google Glasses Provide Translation via Subtitles
The first time we featured programmer Will Powell, we learned how he was able to make a crude version of Google’s Project Glass augmented reality glasses. It turns out that Powell has made another version of…
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Instaglasses: Let You See The World Through Instagram-Filtered Lenses

Instaglasses: Let You See The World Through Instagram-Filtered Lenses
Do you love Instagram? How about seeing the world through Instagram filters? That’s the idea behind the Instaglasses. While these glasses are just a concept and probably will never be made, it does make you think…
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DARPA to Take Ownership of First iOptik Contact Lenses

DARPA to Take Ownership of First iOptik Contact Lenses
We talked about Innovega’s iOptik contact lenses in the past. The development of the lenses was funded in part by the United States Department of Defense. The company has announced that it has signed a contract…
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Google’s Project Glass Made Real by One Man, Looks Even Dorkier

Google’s Project Glass Made Real by One Man, Looks Even Dorkier
Google already has prototypes of their Project Glass headset, but it seems only a select few of their employees have access to it. That’s outrageous! But wait, entitled Internet person, before you make an appeal to…
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Google Project Glass Voice-activated Augmented Reality Headset: For a Convenient, Douchebag-Filled Future

Google Project Glass Voice-activated Augmented Reality Headset: For a Convenient, Douchebag-Filled Future
If you think people who rock Bluetooth headsets are funny or annoying, wait til you see Google’s augmented reality project. While Project Glass is currently nothing more than a series of mock-ups and a concept video,…
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Augmented Reality Ghost Hunt Games Bring the Ghouls to Life

Augmented Reality Ghost Hunt Games Bring the Ghouls to Life
I’m sure every town or city in the world has their own stories to tell about a certain abandoned house or building in the area that is purportedly haunted. I’m a big baby when it comes…
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Hasbro Nerf Lazer Tag System Uses iPhone and iPod: No Bazooka Mount for iPad?

Hasbro Nerf Lazer Tag System Uses iPhone and iPod: No Bazooka Mount for iPad?
Hasbro will soon launch an augmented reality laser tag blasters for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Sorry Android users, you’ll have to wait a while; Hasbro will release the complementary Android apps after they’re done with…
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