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Scientists are exploring a number of ways for people with disabilities to communicate…


Most conventional screens used on VR screens today like for the Oculus or Vive use traditional OLED or LCD displays. For regular screen use such as phones or desktop displays, this is fine as your eyes are far from the screen. But when the screen is inches away from a…


Former Qualcomm executive Jay Wright, who led development of the Vuforia augmented reality tool, has brought startup Campfire out of stealth — and unveiled a hardware and software stack aimed at enhancing rather than reinventing design and engineering work and collaboration using immersive technologies.

Campfire is actually a reinvention of…


The world is #3D, but flat displays are flat. This is a fundamental problem for Augmented Reality which needs to blend digital images into the real world. Here the CREAL team tries to explain why today’s flat displays should be regarded as a Trojan horse for Augmented Reality, but also show how CREAL is successfully countering it.

CREAL’s light-field technology allows mixing of virtual and real objects without visual conflicts. Light-field is the future “screen” of Virtual and Mixed Reality.

Source: creal.com

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The long-term vision of augmented reality is to seamlessly integrate digital content into the real world, which provides new means to make physical processes visible that are usually invisible to the naked eye.

One such example is the motion of air around us. With the help of a head-mounted augmented…


After years of research, development, prototyping and pilot projects, HaptX can finally touch its first commercial product. The startup said that its HaptX Gloves DK2 are now available for purchase, bringing true-contact #haptics to enterprise customers working in virtualreality and robotics.

The technology promises to deliver realistic touch feedback to…


New AI technique can rapidly generate holograms with less than 1 megabyte of memory

Using artificial intelligence, scientists can now rapidly generate photorealistic color 3D holograms even on a smartphone. And according to a new study, this new technology could find use in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) headsets and other applications.

A hologram is an image that essentially resembles a 2D…


Using XR, customers can view a 3D model customized to their liking from a vast array of variations. Furthermore, by using the Magic Leap 1 controller, customers can not only look at the 3D kitchen, but also experience opening and closing the drawers as if they were actually touching them. Since these experiences can be carried out by multiple people at the same time, customers can share their impressions and employees can guide customers smoothly.

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This article originally appeared on RoadToVR

WarpAR is a free iOS app from developer Matt Bierner which lets you use Photoshop-like liquify tools to dynamically modify the world through AR. …


ClipDrop, a new app that lets your phone’s camera quickly grab objects from your environment and place them into desktop apps, is now available to try. It’s a neat twist on AR, that makes the physical world digital, instead of projecting digital images onto the world around you. …

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