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GlassUp, Another Augmented Reality Startup, Would Also Like Some of Google’s Milkshake.

Yet another player is joining Meta, Japan’s Telepathy One, China’s (allegedly real) Baidu Eye, and big Google’s Glass at the face-mounted AR table. GlassUp, the newest kid in town, claims precedent on the concept. Google just shrugs an[...]
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Google Glass, Meta Wants Your Milkshake! …Do Consumers Want Either of Them?

Google Glass fever and upstart Meta’s rapidly financed US $100,000 Kickstarter campaign indicate #1. impending altered reality market maturity, or #2. everything new remixes the old, but still the geeks sing “Ohhhhh look, shiny!” Googl[...]
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Eidos Masks: Giving Humans Superpowers (of perception)

The Eidos masks are really, really cool. New toys like Google Glass are neat, but augmented reality (AR) has been around forever. Going back to WWII-era active gun sights, forward to the heads-up displays of modern aircraft & autom[...]
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Substitutional Reality System Makes Reality and Fiction Indistinguishable

The Riken Brain Science Institute is developing a substitutional reality (SR) system that makes reality and fiction indistinguishable. The subject wears a head-mounted display (HMD), inside of which he views footage projected inside th[...]
Substitutional Reality System Makes Reality and Fiction Indistinguishable

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Olympus announces the MEG4.0 its latest wearable display prototype

Olympus have been working on wearable displays since the past year and have shown several prototypes already, however, the company today announce yet a new concept/prototype with the MEG4.0 a tiny wearable display that can be fitted on[...]
Olympus announces the MEG4.0 its latest wearable display prototype
Olympus announces the MEG4.0 its latest wearable display prototype

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Experience virtual worlds with the Docomo 3D Live Communication System

NTT Docomo are currently developing a 3D Live Communication System and have presented it as a possible next step beyond regular video calls. During the conversation, words take the form of images in the virtual space shared by the user[...]
Experience virtual worlds with the Docomo 3D Live Communication System

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LG launches the Optimus 3D Max in Europe

LG’s latest achievement in the glasses-free 3D space — the Optimus 3D Max — will kick-off its global roll-out today starting in Europe. As first seen at Mobile World Congress 2012, the second-generation 3D smartphone boasts[...]
LG launches the Optimus 3D Max in Europe
LG launches the Optimus 3D Max in EuropeLG launches the Optimus 3D Max in Europe

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Keio Univeristy demos Interactive plants that react and convey emotions

A research group at Keio University are creating interactive plants, enabling them to display emotions and communicate with people. “The purpose of this system is to make living plants seem even more alive, and give them a greate[...]
Keio Univeristy demos Interactive plants that react and convey emotions

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Keio U announces Interactive Poster That Loves Being Kissed

By sensing the distance between the user and the display, this photo of a person reacts when kissed. This system is currently under development by a research group at Keio University and they are also considering how to utilize this sy[...]
Keio U announces Interactive Poster That Loves Being Kissed

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Visible-Light Communication Projector Adds Information To The Projected Image

At the University of Tokyo, the Naemura Group is researching interactive ways of presentating information, using a projector that communicates through visible light. A visible-light communication projector can add information to the pr[...]
Visible-Light Communication Projector Adds Information To The Projected Image

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Okaya introduces Next-generation vending machine concept with see-through display

This concept model for a next-generation vending machine, which features a see through display, is being developed by Sanden, a large manufacturer of vending machines, in conjunction with Okaya Electronics and Intel. This concept model[...]
Okaya introduces Next-generation vending machine concept with see-through display

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Pioneer AR-HUD Car Navigation System

In 2012, Pioneer will release the AR Head-Up Display, a next-generation car navigation system. This display uses a laser projector and a concave half-mirror to superimpose maps and navigation information onto the actual environment, 1.[...]
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Keio University demonstrate Touchable 3D Character Projected Into a Real Environment

RePro3D, developed by a research group at Keio University, is a multi-perspective, naked eye 3D display in which viewers can touch a 3D character floating in midair. The touchable 3D display is a combination of three elements. A mechan[...]
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Sony AR tool to help your screen size decisions

Ever went to a mall and saw that gorgeous looking LED or LCD display and wondered if it would fit your living room? Sony AR is here to help ! The process is pretty much straight forward, visit the website print the marker, take a photo[...]
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LG launches its Optimus 3D in Korea with free 3D Games

LG’s glorious Optimus 3D and its 4.’ WVGA glasses-free 3D Display, Dual Core 1GHx OMPA4 is now heading to Korea, and since one good news never travel alone, LG and Gameloft decided to pack this awesome phone with not one but three titl[...]
LG launches its Optimus 3D in Korea with free 3D Games
LG launches its Optimus 3D in Korea with free 3D GamesLG launches its Optimus 3D in Korea with free 3D GamesLG launches its Optimus 3D in Korea with free 3D Games

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LG rolls out the Optimus 3D, a first in Tri-Dual architecture

The new LG Optimus has been a word on the street since it was first unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona back  in February this year. Today LG pulled the trigger and officially launched the long-awaited LG Optimus 3D, an [...]
LG rolls out the Optimus 3D, a first in Tri-Dual architecture
LG rolls out the Optimus 3D, a first in Tri-Dual architectureLG rolls out the Optimus 3D, a first in Tri-Dual architectureLG rolls out the Optimus 3D, a first in Tri-Dual architecture

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[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan

Bandai just introduced at the International Tokyo Toy Show a new iPhone AR game based on the company carddass playing cards with the OnePiece ARcarddass series. While the iPhone App is entirely free of charge (only available on the iTu[...]
[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan
[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan

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[Interview] A Closer look to Sony’s fantastic SmartAR Technology

Sony introduces a couple of weeks ago a new AR or Augmented Reality technology SmartAR, and after being able to enjoy Sony’s stunning demonstration at at the Sony Building (Video here after) I could not stop wanting to know more about [...]
[Interview] A Closer look to Sony’s fantastic SmartAR Technology
[Interview] A Closer look to Sony’s fantastic SmartAR Technology[Interview] A Closer look to Sony’s fantastic SmartAR Technology

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Sony’s SmartAR finally get a proper introduction Video

This Saturday Sony uploaded an update video of its New SmartAR technology, and as you will see the result is pretty mind-blowing! The huge difference here between traditional AR setup available on the market let’s say the 3DS for examp[...]
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Sony develops “SmartAR” Integrated Augmented Reality technology

Sony introduced today new integrated Augmented Reality (AR) technology called “Smart AR.” This technology enables additional information to be displayed on the device’s screens such as virtual objects, or images and texts that cannot b[...]
Sony develops “SmartAR” Integrated Augmented Reality technology
Sony develops “SmartAR” Integrated Augmented Reality technology

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Docomo and Mizuho released their first AR ATM Finder for Android smartphones

Docomo and Mizhuo Bank, Japanese second largest bank released yesterday a new Application for Android Smartphone the “ATM Store Finder”. Compatible with most Android phone sold via Docomo, the ATM Store Finder will quickly help you to [...]
Docomo and Mizuho released their first AR ATM Finder for Android smartphones
Docomo and Mizuho released their first AR ATM Finder for Android smartphones

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LG Optimus 3D brings world’s first 3D Augmented Reality

LG and Wikitude announced today the implementation of the first 3D AR (Augmented Reality) browser on the LG’s new Optimus 3D Android Smartphone. Thanks to the adoption of the Wikitude 3D browser you will now be able to get real-time in[...]
LG Optimus 3D brings world’s first 3D Augmented Reality
LG Optimus 3D brings world’s first 3D Augmented Reality

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