AR

  • Bose AR glasses augment what you hear, not what you see

    At SXSW, Bose introduced Bose AR, a very different take on what we understand Augmented Reality to be. Instead of augmenting what you see, Bose is plannning to augmented what you hear, instead of overlaying visuals in front of your eyes. Currently in the prototype stage, the glasses would...
  • Microsoft HoloLens now available in Australia

    Some enthusiastic mix-reality developers already knew how to get a HoloLens into Australia and have done so, but now Microsoft have made it all official and easy to buy down under. The HoloLens offers something other solutions don’t, a mixed or augmented reality which lets you see the real world enhanced,...
  • Boeing using HoloLens to fight fires

    Boeing are best known for building the planes that you and I fly on, but they’re actually a company that leverages technology in a number of ways. Boeing us an ecoDemonstrator simulation program, combined with big data from their network of aircraft to find efficiencies in fuel and flying...
  • The Pokemon GO hype spreading faster than a zombie apocalypse

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have heard the latest crazy sweeping the connected world is Pokemon Go. It’s the mobile game that gets people out and about as it leverages augmented reality to allow users to find virtual characters in the real world. So popular...
  • Virtually walk through The Block apartments with Scann3D

    The Block Grand Finale was watched by over 2 million viewers last night and included a first for the show, a VR experience for the contestants. Scann3d is a Melbourne based 3D tour specialist partnered with Matterport, a 3D hardware provider, who came together to create an experience where...
  • Student creates VR experience to interrogate the human brain

    Biomedical Engineering student from Portugal, Filipe Rodrigues has combined the Unity game engine, a Leap Motion and an Oculus Rift for one amazing experience. It’s part of a master’s thesis and called Brain Connectivity. The app allows you to interact with a 3D Reconstruction of an actual human Brain and...
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    Microsoft just sold gamers on HoloLens with Minecraft

    There’s few better ways to sell gamers on the futuristic augmented reality headset, than a new version of Minecraft. On stage at E3 during the Xbox keynote, Microsoft personnel demonstrated HoloLens by rigging the camera feed with what the HoloLens user was seeing. As he walked around the table...
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