Microsoft and Samsung are reportedly keen on rivaling Google Glass, but with possibly differing business models. Should Google be worried? Consumers might be the clear winners in the end. Read on to learn why.
Filed in March 2009, Google has been granted a new patent. Titled “Panoramic images within driving directions”, the patent involves overlaying objects that users are familiar with in today’s navigation systems.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son says he has patented augmented-reality translation long before Google launched Glass.
Retro gaming is proving to be big on Android and there are a plethora of games which emphasize 8 bit graphics and retro game play. Here is a new app that harkens back to the classic Nintendo Duck Hunt game but with added support for gyroscope controls and augmented reality!
Playboy Magazine pages come alive with extras from Layar’s augmented reality tech, including videos, contests and interactive content.
A recent interview with the Google Glass Project lead indicates that the search giant itself may still not know what exactly to do with the device.
Researchers at Ghent University reveal LCD-based contact lens displays project. Is augmented reality now closer than you think?
Microsoft may be challenging Google’s Glass concept sometime in the future, with its own patented augmented reality glasses design.
Do you think that wearable devices, whether it’s glasses, watches, or clothing, could be the next big thing in tech? Would you replace your smartphone with a wearable Android device?
Bad Piggies has just been released, I know. But here’s a more interesting take on the Angry Birds franchise. An Iranian company called PendAR has created a 3D version of Angry Birds that brings the game to life through augmented reality (AR).