AR weekly news is back with the latest in AR, after our lovely summer vacation. This week's edition will be in two parts, first one below featuring Apple jumping off the AR glasses race, the latest in display technology, neural text-to-speech holograms as well as a Mixed Reality glass newcomer.
The last week in exciting virtual and augmented technology news brings us a new pair of smart glasses, an augmented reality headset, as well as virtual drug discovery.
Last week in augmented reality brought us multi-user AR, 2D images spilling out of their frames and smart glasses integrating real-time language translation.
When the candy brand Panda decided to use AR for the launch of their chocolate eggs, the augmented chocolate surprise egg ended up taking Easter by storm with almost half a million scans in just a few weeks.
In this versatile week in augmented reality, we see AR being used in immersive backdrops on movie sets, preventing oil spills, in electronics prototyping as well as in floating robots in the canals of Amsterdam.
Augmented reality is a concept most are familiar with, most having experienced it in the form of a facial filter on social media, by interacting with 3D objects like furniture or through Pokemon Go. These all involve interacting with augmented reality through visual or tactile cues, but what about sound? Audio brings a level of immersion to AR experiences no visual element can.
The recent week in AR comes with a few acquisitions that may jumpstart new developments in spatial computing as well as realistic video conferencing. This along with an ARkit update now bringing us a new level of occlusion.
The latest of late in the world of augmented reality features the launch of the latest Mixed Reality headset from Microsoft, a drawing device from Logitech makes art in VR more natural and an advance set to change the way we use and interact with AR in large spaces. This among more in this week in AR news!
This week in AR we have the return of Google Glass, one and only light-weight mixed reality focals to be released from Nreal as well as virtual technology tricking our sense and more specifically so our sense of taste.
So what's new in augmented reality? Lenovo releases an AR headset, Google Maps AR mode reaches the app and a new immersive medical training app is blowing minds are among the selected AR news this week!