Items tagged with augmented reaility

Right around nine months ago, augmented reality (AR) company Magic Leap released a one and a half minute video clip titled, "Just Another Day in the Office at Magic Leap." The company wanted to showcase what was possible with a mixed reality headset it's been working on, and admittedly the video was a pretty awesome demonstration except for one little thing—it was fake. We had our doubts it was real, noting at the time that "the demo looks a little too good be the real deal," and we were right, unfortunately. This is one of those cases where we would have been delighted to be wrong. The video, in case you missed it the first time around, features a player who has his work environment transformed... Read more...
There are some exciting and potentially game changing products and technologies in the pipeline for 2016. Namely, several virtual reality releases and one very interesting augmented reality solution from Microsoft, HoloLens. Microsoft's been a little quiet about HoloLens lately, but thanks to a leaked video, you can catch a glimpse of how HoloLens operates in the real-world. The demos up to this point have all been from Microsoft and rather commercial in nature. What's shown in the video is different. Instead of trying to sell users on the benefits of HoloLens, It's a tutorial video for the recently leaked Actiongram app, which is used to make movies with holograms in HoloLens. A tutorial video... Read more...