Samsung UK brought students with special needs closer to Shakespeare’s work

In another case of technology being used to enrich the lives of people with special needs or disabilities, Samsung Electronics UK and the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) have joined forces to bring Shakespeare’s famous Romeo and Juliet love story to life for students with special needs at Welcombe Hills School …

Apple’s AR glasses may be coming sooner than we think

There’s a claim Apple has canned development of AR glasses. This makes no sense to me – I think it means they are coming sooner than we thought. Through an (augmented) glass darkly “Apple has suspended the development of head-mounted display (HMD) AR/VR headsets, and already disbanded its team for …

Airbus deploys Microsoft’s HoloLens, pushes mixed reality plans further

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has deployed Microsoft’s mixed reality (MR) Hololens devices in a bid to speed production and improve training for new staff. Airbus is also teaming up with Microsoft to sell MR apps to other businesses in the airline industry. The Netherlands-based company, which competes with the likes of …

AR at work: 5 headsets aimed at business

Once the stuff of science fiction, augmented reality (AR) is increasingly finding a place in the workplace as a driver of collaboration and productivity. Some companies use it as a tool for employee training, others use it to offer remote assistance to field service technicians. There are surgeons now using …

The Oculus Go standalone VR headset has its biggest price cut of all time today

Smartphone virtual reality headsets are cool, but they’re nothing compared to standalone models. Of course, they’re way more expensive, but today, you can grab a 32GB Oculus Go standalone VR headset of your own on Amazon for $169Remove non-product link, its lowest price ever and a nice cut from its …

Samsung exec says they will be releasing more AR and VR products

The outlook for Samsung’s mobile business may not be as rosy as they would want but they’re still pretty bullish on their other electronic products. Or at least they would want to create more products to bring to the market. According to their director of developer relations for XR and …

Samsung says ‘multiple AR and VR products’ are coming soon

Samsung’s Gear lineup of virtual reality headsets has effectively been on ice since 2017. Even though newer handsets have support for its virtual reality platform, the headset hasn’t received an update in over two years. The company wants you to know that it hasn’t given up and that there will …

Revamped Google Glass 2 aims more powerful AR at the enterprise

Google this week updated its workplace-focused Glass augmented reality (AR) headset, offering a more powerful processor and improved camera – a “significant improvement” over its predecessor, according Anshel Sag, an analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy. Google unveiled the consumer version of Glass in 2013 to much fanfare, but little …

Lenovo launches enterprise AR/VR headset, the ‘ThinkReality A6′

Lenovo is the latest manufacturer to develop an augmented reality (AR) device aimed at enhancing productivity for enterprise workers, along with a software platform for app creation. The ThinkReality A6 is a “heads-up, hands free” mobile visor that overlays 3D graphics onto real-world environments. The headset, reminiscent of Microsoft’s HoloLens …

Microsoft aims HoloLens 2 at the enterprise

Microsoft this week unveiled a slimmed-down, more powerful and easier-to-use HoloLens headset as it aims to boost uptake of its “mixed reality” technology by businesses. The HoloLens 2 was introduced by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on Sunday; it builds on the original HoloLens, …