Tag - mixed reality

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Microsoft HoloLens might one day assist in spine surgeries

Microsoft HoloLens may find its way into operating rooms of the future, as medical technology firm Scopis has created the first mixed-reality interface for surgeons on the high-powered augmented reality headset. Designed primarily for open and minimally invasive spinal surgery, Scopis' AR-powered tech claims to improve the accuracy and speed of surgeons wearing the HoloLens by showing precise angles and positions of equipment. The company claims that its system can use 3D tracking with the HoloLens to help accurately find spinal [...]

Gorillaz- Humans Augmented Reality App

Gorillaz release second Augmented Reality app

A couple weeks ago, we wrote about an AR app the virtual band was using to superimpose elements from the band’s music videos into a smartphone camera. Now, the band is launching “The Lenz” app, which reveals exclusive Gorillaz content when the phone camera is pointed anything in the color magenta. You can download the app for iOS or Android. The Gorillaz's new album, 'Humanz', will be released on April 28. How do you feel about the color magenta? If you’re a [...]

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Google is turning new mixed reality headsets invisible, kind of?

Let's be honest if you have ever watched someone wear and use a VR headset, you know how odd they can look, however Google is looking at a new mixed reality tech that removes the headset from a virtual reality experience so that spectators can actually see the wearers' facial expressions in real time. The technology, developed by Google Research and Google Daydream Labs, uses a combination of machine learning, 3D computer vision and advanced rendering techniques to "remove" clunky [...]

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Do you want a trip in to a mixed reality environment?

What is mixed reality? How does it differ from virtual reality and augmented reality? Or is it the same thing? Mixed reality (MR) is where the real and virtual world merges, producing new environments and where physical and digital objects can co-exist and interact in real time, however it does not take place only in the physical or virtual world and is a mix of reality and virtual reality which encompasses both augmented reality and augmented virtuality, essentially combining the [...]