Move Over VR, It’s Time for AR (Soon)

AR, otherwise known as augmented reality, is often overshadowed by VR or virtual reality. Why is that? Big players like Facebook, Google, Samsung, Sony and others have all released VR headsets and shipped 6.3 million units in 2016 (total of $1.6 billion) in a clear head start over AR. It’s photo-acceptable to share images of you donning […]

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Smart Glasses Aka HARDWARE Is Holding Back AR

Today we hear so much buzz about “Augmented Reality” and “Mixed Reality” but there are very few successful commercial applications of this kind of technology. This seems like such an obvious evolution of how we can use technology to interact with the world I have to wonder why. There has long been interest in the […]

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To You Naysayers: Google’s Tango May Not Be Dead Yet

If you are new to the AR space you may not have heard of Project Tango. It is an ambitious platform from Google that is aiming to give a real human understanding of our environment to our smartphones. Project Tango focuses on three areas that will allow our smartphones to visually understand our environment the same way we […]

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Why Indoor Mapping Still Isn’t “There”

  If you are old enough you will remember taking road trips around the countryside with an atlas tucked in the back seat for any occasion where confusion might arise. If you have lived most of your adult life over the past decade or two, you probably haven’t used anything but GPS technology to get […]

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