ARVR

  • Turnbull and Pyne try out Microsoft HoloLens

    Malcolm Turnbull and Christopher Pyne have tried out Microsoft HoloLens. The Prime Minister and Minister for Industry, Innovation & Science, visited SAAB Australia in Adelaide to check out the mixed reality headset (previously augmented). Saab Australia have been working with Microsoft to build simulation and education solutions in civil and military applications. During...
  • You can now play Minecraft in Virtual Reality

    Overnight Mark Zuckerberg announced Minecraft Gear VR Edition is now available. This means Minecraft is now available in Virtual Reality. While we’ve seen demonstrations of Minecraft on the HoloLens, this is the first AR/VR version that is shipping to consumers. Everything in VR is more immersive, but one of the...
  • Oculus Rift is now shipping, Zuck happy

    Today the Oculus Rift has started reaching customers in more than 20 countries. The fully-immersive VR has been a long time in the making with the the technology starting way back on August 2nd of 2012 with a Kickstarter campaign. The campaign was successful, with 9,522 backers pledging US$2,437,429 to help bring this project...
  • Mercedes F1 demo Epson Augmented Glasses at AusGP

    Yesterday I spent the day in Melbourne with Epson and what you may not know is that they make smart glasses. The Moverio BT-300 is the 3rd generation of their glasses and will ship later this year. Thanks to their partnership with the top Formula 1 team Mercedes, during a garage tour,...
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