Readying to support Windows Mixed Reality headsets in Q4
ASUS said that it is ready to spin off its augmented reality and virtual reality development teams to become an independent startup, according to the latest Far East reports.
First devices arriving with Windows 10 Creators Update
Component orders in the virtual reality, augmented reality and merged reality markets are expected to remain low in 2017 as brand vendors attempt to diversify their products – and work on consolidating their product descriptions – based on the latest reports from industry sources.
Just pick up a Lenovo Phab 2 Pro at front desk
Google’s augmented reality platform, Tango, is set to appear in museums later this year for visitors to interact with a variety of exhibitions and cultural artifacts using their smartphones, according to the company’s latest blog post.
Tracking muscle movements using head-mounted display
In Moscow, scientists are currently using Google Glass to research early-stage brain diseases based on how patients react in augmented reality situations.
Combines elements of AR and VR
Aside from the Daydream VR headset announced earlier this month, Google is reportedly working on a secondary headset that combines elements of augmented reality and virtual reality using a front-facing camera and motion tracking technology.
Augmented reality and the rest
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A much needed interface for virtual environments
Recently, a New York-based startup has emerged from the shadows and promises to give virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) users a much more natural alternative controller interface for their new headset toys than the proprietary ones emerging with each new device.
Other options superior for quality control, hazardous environments
A report from independent research and advisory firm Lux Research Inc. has identified Google Glass coming up short in many usage cases, with smart glasses like Sony’s SmartEyeglass and Osterhout Design Group’s R-7 better suited for the needs of industrial workers, customer service reps and quality control agents.
Augmented and virtual everything by 2020
New research suggests that the next big thing in technology will be augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR).