Augmented Reality

CES 2020: Mixed-Reality Glasses Win Praise At Tech Show

Nreal's upcoming augmented-reality headset projects high-quality virtual images in a package that looks like an ordinary pair of sunglasses

7 months ago

Apple AR Glasses Set For 2023 Debut – Report

Rumour mill. Apple's augmented reality venture will reportedly deliver its long-rumoured AR glasses released sometime in 2023

9 months ago

Facebook To Acquire Brain-Control Startup CTRL-Labs

Controlling computers with the power of your mind. Facebook acquires startup CTRL-Labs for $1 billion

11 months ago

Microsoft HoloLens 2 May Arrive This Month

Senior executive comments suggest device may go on sale in September, as Microsoft focuses augmented reality tech on business and…

11 months ago

Google Updates Glass Headset With Industrial, Professional Focus

The redesigned device competes with Microsoft's HoloLens 2 and other enterprise-focused augmented reality displays

1 year ago

UK Tech Sector ‘Unicorn’ Goes Into Administration

Blippar, which pioneered AR software for linking information and adverts to real-life objects and even people's faces, is to be…

2 years ago

Day-Long Oculus Rift Outage ‘Due To Administrative Error’

Facebook's Oculus Rift VR headset was rendered unusable for more than 15 hours after the company forgot to renew a…

2 years ago

Amazon Sumerian Is A Web-Based VR Programming Tool For AWS

The cloud-based 'Sumerian' development tool automates the development of 3D experiences and their deployment across desktop and mobile devices

3 years ago

Apple ‘Prepares’ AR Headset For 2020 Launch

Apple reportedly plans to back its belief in AR with dedicated hardware

3 years ago

Samsung Partners With Google For ARCore Augmented Reality

Google to bring its ARCore platform to Galaxy devices thanks to augmented reality deal with Samsung

3 years ago

Google Previews ‘Android-Scale’ Augumented Reality Engine

The ARCore technology builds on the earlier 'Tango' AR project - but needs no additional hardware and can run on…

3 years ago

Google Glass Returns To Target Business And Industrial Use

The Google Glass Enterprise Edition will look to aid workers in the logistics, manufacturing and medical sectors amongst others

3 years ago

Heathrow Airport Is Latest To Adopt AR Tech In Bid To Engage Customers

Travellers can interact with exclusive characters in the Pokemon Go-esque app

3 years ago

Wimbledon Serves Up AI And Real-Time Insights In 2017 Digital Push

Wimbledon will test out a series of new tools and services at this year's Championships

3 years ago

Gatwick Airport’s 2,000 Beacons Power AR Indoor Navigation

Gatwick's beacon-based positioning system directs passengers around the airport via the camera on their mobile device

3 years ago

Google, HTC and Lenovo Join Forces To Create Standalone Daydream VR Headsets

Expect portable VR and AR headsets with clever position tracking tech built-in

3 years ago

Microsoft Has Found Its Innovation Streak With Satya Nadella At The Helm

OPINION: Microsoft is demonstrating it is back with innovation after being mired in stagnant products for some time

3 years ago

Law Lessons: Real World Legal Issues In An Augmented Gaming World

Pay attention developers; Pramitha Krishnamurthyprakash, manager of Innovation Intelligence at CPA Global, discusses the legal issues behind AR games

3 years ago

Apple’s Tim Cook Says AR Could Have The Same Tech Impact As Smartphones

The Cupertino CEO believes that augmented reality is for everyone

3 years ago

Android Veteran Hugo Barra Joins Facebook As VR Head

Big name signing to lead Facebook's virtual reality team at Oculus, and welcomed personally onboard by Zuckerberg

4 years ago

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Tech Will Move From Consumption To Creation In Next Decade

Microsoft plans to marry software and hardware to help democratise technology and help people do more

4 years ago

Microsoft HoloLens Coming To The UK, But Is More Expensive Than In The US

Microsoft HoloLens holographic computer comes to Europe and Australasia, but US is cheaper

4 years ago

Intel Shows VR Headset Prototype

The 'Project Alloy' head-mounted display doesn't need an external PC and lets users see the environment around them

4 years ago

Lenovo Phab2 Pro Is First Project Tango Augmented Reality Smartphone

The new Phab2 Pro is the first smartphone to feature Google’s Project Tango AR software

4 years ago

Quiz Of The Week: Virtual Reality

With virtual reality devices flooding the world, how much do you know about the next big technology?

4 years ago

Samsung Contact Lens Concept Includes Blink-Controlled Camera

Patent application suggests Samsung is researching Internet-connected displays controlled by eye movements

4 years ago

Intel Is Reportedly Developing A Wearable Headset

Prototype device will use Intel’s RealSense technology for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

4 years ago

Apple Hires Virtual Reality Expert

Virginia Tech professor Doug Bowman is also an expert in Augmented Reality and has worked with Microsoft HoloLens in the…

5 years ago

Qualcomm Sells Off Vuforia Augmented Reality Business

AR platform and developer ecosystem snapped up by PTC for £42m

5 years ago

Hub By Premier Inn Wants To Be The Hotel Of The Future

TechWeekEurope checks in to hub by Premier Inn, London’s most tech-friendly hotel

5 years ago