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Tag: Augmented Reality

Gravity Augmented Reality System Lets You Sketch in 3D: Airbrush

Gravity Augmented Reality System Lets You Sketch in 3D: Airbrush
3D modeling software is often used to visualize and develop concepts – anything from a piece of furniture to a video game. Those programs make it easy to transition from idea to prototype and to refine or duplicate sketches, but they require a lot of practice and training to master.

Rescape Augmented Reality Mobile FPS Platform: CountAR-Strike

Rescape Augmented Reality Mobile FPS Platform: CountAR-Strike
If 13th Lab has its way, you could soon be playing first-person games using your surroundings as a battlefield. Or a space station, a temple and anything else you can imagine. The computer vision company is working on Rescape, an FPS platform for mobile devices that can scan and digitize your environment, turning it into a video game map.
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OpenPool Augmented Reality Kit Adds Visual Effects to Billiard Tables: Trick Shots

OpenPool Augmented Reality Kit Adds Visual Effects to Billiard Tables: Trick Shots
Pool tables come in hundreds of different styles, but if you really want to make your setup unique, check out OpenPool. It’s an augmented reality system that lets you project visual effects on the bed that react to the motion of the balls.

InAiR Augmented HDTV Add-on: Second Screen on the Same Screen

InAiR Augmented HDTV Add-on: Second Screen on the Same Screen
Many of the so-called smart TVs today have built-in browsers, apps and other fancy features, but most of them can only be viewed one at a time, i.e. when you’re not watching TV. A new company called SeeSpace wants to make cable TV smarter with InAiR, a device that displays information without interrupting what you’re watching.

Nissan 3E Augmented Reality Glasses: Drive Like a Cyborg

Nissan 3E Augmented Reality Glasses: Drive Like a Cyborg
I find that receiving too much information while I’m driving can be a major distraction, but I guess that Nissan thinks that Japanese drivers can handle it. They’ve just unveiled their own augmented reality glasses which appear to compete directly with Google Glass.

WarBot Uses AR to Turn Shopping into a First-Person Shooter

WarBot Uses AR to Turn Shopping into a First-Person Shooter
Shopping can turn into such a chore sometimes. It’s great and all if you have unlimited funds to spend, but shopping turns into an unending quest of deals, sales, and coupons if you’re working on a tight budget.

NTT Docomo Wearable Interactive Projector Concepts: Seeing is Computing

NTT Docomo Wearable Interactive Projector Concepts: Seeing is Computing
Over the years we’ve seen a variety of concepts for portable augmented reality devices, but it seems as if Google Glass opened the floodgates for AR devices that are worn like eyeglasses. Case in point, the Japanese telecommunications company NTT Docomo, which recently showed off not one but four ideas for glasses with an AR interface.

castAR Augmented Reality Glasses: Wonderful Projections

castAR Augmented Reality Glasses: Wonderful Projections
With gadgets like the Oculus Rift and Google Glass, it’s looking like the future of displays is going to be a war for space on our faces. Here’s one more promising invention that may make you wish you had several pairs of eyes and foreheads.

Smart Glasses Translate Japanese Text to Other Languages: for Manga & JRPG Fans

Smart Glasses Translate Japanese Text to Other Languages: for Manga & JRPG Fans
We’ve seen an iOS app that can translate text from one language to another in real-time. The engineers at Japanese telecommunications company NTT DoCoMo thought it would be easier for users if the translator was integrated into a pair of glasses.

LEGO Calendar Syncs with Google Calendar: Brickmented Reality

LEGO Calendar Syncs with Google Calendar: Brickmented Reality
There’s already an official LEGO calendar, but design studio Vitamins made a more practical version with the help of custom software. Even though the calendar is made entirely out of LEGO pieces, Vitamins were able to make it interactive and sync to the studio’s online calendar.

OpenGlass Uses Google Glass to Help the Blind “See”

OpenGlass Uses Google Glass to Help the Blind “See”
We’ve yet to see how helpful – or harmful – Google Glass can be to people with sight, but you might be surprised to know that it can be used to help blind people too. A two-man company called Dapper Vision is working on OpenGlass, a system of tools and services that can help identify objects as well as provide additional information via Google Glass.

Elements 4D Augmented Reality Cubes: Virtual Building Blocks

Elements 4D Augmented Reality Cubes: Virtual Building Blocks
The Elements iPad app is one of the best alternatives to the traditional periodic table. But a mobile augmented reality company called DAQRI is working on something more interactive and intuitive. The company calls it Elements 4D, a set of building blocks that make learning about the elements fun and easy.

Meta Wearable AR Computer Dev Kits: How Many Glasses Are We Supposed to Wear in the Future?

Meta Wearable AR Computer Dev Kits: How Many Glasses Are We Supposed to Wear in the Future?
Earlier this year we heard about the Meta, an augmented reality computer in the shape of a pair of glasses. The company behind the computer took a page from the Oculus Rift team and also launched a Kickstarter for the Meta developer’s kit.

LightUp Electronics Construction Kit: LEGOtronics

LightUp Electronics Construction Kit: LEGOtronics
Stanford University alumni Josh Chan and Tarun Pondicherry invented LightUp, a modular electronics kit that’s as easy to use as LEGO blocks. The kit is designed to teach children the basics of electronics and computer programming.

Recon Jet AR Headset: Google Glass Sport

Recon Jet AR Headset: Google Glass Sport
Google Glass made the world at large aware of the existence and potential of augmented reality headsets and heads-up displays. Surely we’ll see more and more similar devices appear. In fact, one such device could launch before Glass.

Google Glass Concept Apps: The Eyes Have It

Google Glass Concept Apps: The Eyes Have It
We’ve already seen a handful of concept videos – some legit, some humorous – about the real world use cases of Google Glass. Digital creative agency Playground Inc. illustrates more practical applications of the much hyped augmented reality headset in its own concept video.
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