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Vuzix aims to ship thin augmented reality smartglasses in 2017

Vuzix knows that people don’t want to be embarrassed when they put something on their face. So the company is working hard to ship a pair of augmented reality smartglasses this year that will be thin enough to wear comfortably. … Source: http://venturebeat.com/2017/02/05/vuzix-aims-to-ship-thin-augmented-reality-smartglasses-in-2017/

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Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality vs Mixed Reality

The world of technology allows us to create an escape path from the mundane reality we find ourselves in every single day. Concepts such as virtual and augmented reality are slowly gaining mainstream traction, although they remain niche markets. Mixed reality is a similar trend getting  a lot of attention as of late. It is […]

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Virtual and Augmented Reality Investment Hit Record $2.3 Billion in 2016

“Virtual reality will be big, augmented reality will be bigger and take longer” has become accepted wisdom. But now that we have 12 months of real-world performance since the VR/AR market launched last year, it’s time to do a reality check on VC and corporate investors. … Source: http://www.chron.com/entertainment/the-wrap/article/Virtual-and-Augmented-Reality-Investment-Hit-10911444.php

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Augmented Reality – How Many Americans Are Aware Of It And Want To Use It

Augmented Reality versus Virtual Reality. Confused yet? Many Americans are according to a recent ReportLinker survey where 58% of respondents were unfamiliar with augmented reality. But mention Pokemon Go and many Americans will suddenly be aware of that product. Augmented reality is a technology that superimposes computer images over the real-word images in real time. […]

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The promise of augmented reality

SCIENCE fiction both predicts the future and influences the scientists and technologists who work to bring that future about. Mobile phones, to take a famous example, are essentially real-life versions of the hand-held communicators wielded by Captain Kirk and his crewmates in the original series of “Star Trek”. The clamshell models of the mid-2000s even […]

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Why augmented reality will be big in business first

THE history of computers is one of increasing intimacy. At first users rented time on mainframe machines they did not own. Next came the “personal computer”. Although PCs were confined to desks, ordinary people could afford to buy them, and filled them with all manner of personal information. These days smartphones go everywhere in their […]

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Drive a Car Like You’d Fly an F-35 With Augmented Reality

IN ONE VISION of the future of transportation, humans are mere passengers, the ballistic baggage of all-knowing, all-seeing computers zipping about, safely and efficiently in fully autonomous cars. And the robot drivers are coming, no doubt. But if you want to retain any control of how you move through Tomorrowland—or just improve how you navigate […]

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Apple Is Innovating Towards An Augmented Reality Future

While terming Apple Inc. as a pioneer of the mobile-first world in we live today, Loup Ventures? Gene Munster said in a report Q1 2017 results indicate ?the company is driving towards a future where natural user interfaces (e.g., Augmented Reality) replace the smartphone as the dominant computing platform.? … Source: https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/17/02/8977787/apple-is-innovating-towards-an-augmented-reality-future

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