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Has Zuckerburg And Therefore Facebook Slipped Up With VR?

Oculus, the virtual reality Company of Facebook has not started 2017 well. To start, the Company lost a $500 million lawsuit that stemmed from allegations of intellectual property theft, and now the giant American technology retail chain Best Buy are rolling back VR demo stations due to "poor foot traffic" It could be a difficult situation for Oculus, as the thought behind the demo stations was that the key to selling the tech is to get people to try before they [...]

Augmented reality is the future of design

Augmented reality is the future of design

In 1992, researcher Tom Caudell coined the term Augmented Reality (AR). It’s an experience that supplements the real world with a virtual layer of information. Until recently, AR sounded like something from a cyberpunk novel. Some sort of cyborg capability that could go the way of PDAs and laser disks. However AR doesn’t rely on wearable technology (e.g.Google Glass) – and considering the millions who’ve opted for Lasik, it’s hard to imagine people embracing a constant need to wear special [...]

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Apple Wins Patent For Augmented Reality Mapping System For iPhone

We've known for quite a while that Apple has been working hard on implementing augmented reality features into their products. This morning, Apple has finally been granted patent for "Augmented reality maps".   As published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple's U.S. Patent No. 9,488,488 for "Augmented reality maps" describes a mapping app capable of tapping into iPhone's advanced sensor suite to present users with real-time augmented views of their surrounding environment. The patent (acquired from Flyby Media Inc. Regents of [...]

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Will Keiichi Matsuda’s Hyper-Reality Ever Become Our Future?

Provocative, kaleidoscopic, cybernetic game, noisy - those are only a few words that can explain Keiichi Matsuda's Hyper-Reality video. It shows the frightening prediction of our future, which will be offering amazing possibilities but also controlling the way we understand the world. However, this will never happen.   Hyperreality is a special kind of social reality in which a reality is created or simulated from models, or defined by reference to models – a reality generated from ideas. Keiichi works as an independent design consultant [...]

Augmented Reality Advertising Campaign

How Augmented Reality Advertising Campaign Can Grow Your Business?

Even though Augmented Reality is still perceived as more of gaming technology, there are a number of ways to incorporate it into your marketing campaign. AR creates a new digital experience that enriches the relationship between consumer and brand and can be used in any location. Take a moment to remember your work life before cellphones. You had to be physically at your desk to take customer calls or answer inquiries. The turnaround time for returning messages was measured in hours, even [...]

Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality

What Is The Difference Between Augmented Reality And Virtual Reality?

Both, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are rising to the impossible and earning a lot of media attention as well as promising tremendous growth. The two frequently come up in the same conversations and are often confused with one another by the less informed. So what is the difference? Let's start simple and get into the definitions. Here's what Wikipedia has got to say about those two technologies: Augmented reality (AR) is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment [...]

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Augmented Reality Is Changing The Future Of Advertising

Augmented reality will allow us to do some pretty cool stuff while interacting with the world around us. It will also allow advertisers to put ads literally everywhere. Imagine this: you're wondering around the airport, trying to find out the details of your flight and the screen suddenly breaks into pieces or shows flights to places like Hogwarts, Mordor, Gotham City, Atlantis, Narnia and so on... What do you do? You have just experienced an Augmented Reality advertising campaign. Leveraging stunt-like experiences such [...]