How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

Keeping pediatric crash carts up to date in a hospital environment is a detailed-oriented task, and the stakes are incredibly high given that a relatively small mix-up could lead to potentially life-threatening circumstances. In lieu of costly and time-consuming hands-on training, OSF HealthCare turned to an augmented reality (AR) app …

Lenovo Mirage AR Headset out with free Marvel Dimension of Heroes

Lenovo Mirage Solo standalone VR headset is getting an update. We’re tempted to say it’s a subtle upgrade but with the name Marvel, we have a feeling it will bring in more business for Lenovo. It’s not really a new VR headset but a new AR headset that lets you …

ARCore has a “new” name, supports more devices including Note 10

Sometimes a name can provide clarity about a product and sometimes it can create even more confusion. Or sometimes, it can be a bit of both. Google has decided to rename the ARCore Play Store listing into Google Play Service for AR. But they will still keep the ARCore branding …

Minecraft Earth Beta available next week, here’s where to sign-up

Minecraft has already been available for Android since time immemorial. First, there was the Minecraft Pocket Edition that hit 700,000 downloads in just two months. It soon sold a million on Android. Several updates to the Pocket Edition were then made, becoming more similar and closer to console and desktop …

Facebook Getting Into the Concept of Controlling AR Wearables with Brain

Facebook issued a long statement regarding the Brain to Computer Interface (BCI) and how it could become a way to control and access interfaces with augmented reality. This statement coincides with a research paper of UCSF which was published under the name of “Real-time decoding of question-and-answer speech dialogue using …

Form Launches Water Resistant Augmented Reality Swimming Goggles

Form, a brand known around the globe for its sports technology products, has launched another state-of-the-art product. These smart goggles equipped with Augmented Reality and water resistance abilities are meant to change the game in water sports. Athletes are displayed their performance, statistics and metrics in Augmented Reality through these …

How hearables will drive the attention economy

In an age of mass production, the global internet and digital everything, the most valuable commodities have become time and attention. And everybody wants yours. Your work demands them. Advertisers need them. Broadcast media crave them. Social networks want them. Marketers, charity panhandlers, evangelists, celebrities, smartphone apps, political campaigns and …

Harry Potter Wizards Unite now available in the UK, US

The Harry Potter Wizards Unite game is now ready for all Potterheads in the UK and the US. It’s actually out a day early as promised yesterday. Other countries will receive the new augmented reality game soon that we’re hoping is a better adventure than the Pokemon GO. Niantic also …

Dragon Quest Walk by Square Enix coming to AR soon

Before the Minecraft Earth AR and Harry Potter Wizards Unite are released in the augmented reality world, here is Square Enix with another similar offering: the Dragon Quest Walk. A video trailer has been posted on YouTube, giving us an idea about how crazier the world can get when new …