Augmented reality, or AR, is a view of the physical, real-world environment augmented by computer-generated sensory input such as sound or graphics. It stands in opposition to virtual reality, which replaces the real world with a simulated one.
With sensor-driven applications on the rise, Hillcrest Labs looks beyond smart TVs to mobile devices and wearable computers.
May 14, 2013 3:00am |
Can Google Glass be innovative enough to appeal to the masses? Investors want to make sure of it.
1 | April 12, 2013 4:00am |
Sure, Mobile World Congress is long over. And the trade show tends to be extremely technology-focused. But a few design trends stood out. Here are three we predict will have resonance.
March 4, 2013 2:43pm |
Qualcomm's CEO Paul Jacobs isn't a fan of Google Glass it seems.
January 16, 2013 7:07am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about new, smart technological developments.
January 16, 2013 12:35am |
Accommodations for colorblind people are increasing as designers, manufacturers and others learn how to do so. Plus, several new technologies that can help.
November 6, 2012 7:49am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about patent battles and litigation.
1 | October 4, 2012 12:25am |
Could a smart kitchen turn lazy microwave users into gourmet chefs?
August 23, 2012 1:50pm |
Mills oversees Aurasma's ongoing efforts to augment reality. He spoke with us about the remarkable uses he's seen, his company's achievements in the last year and the future of augmented reality.
2 | August 20, 2012 3:12am |
A new finger-worn camera can identify nearby objects for the visually impaired.
August 19, 2012 7:38pm |
Is the day that designers and engineers can view their projects outside the limits of their monitors finally here?
2 | August 19, 2012 6:37pm |
Disney Research has unveiled a new wearable technology that generates tactile sensation from virtually any object in the physical world. More than one industry may be interested in this new kind...
August 15, 2012 3:27am |
Gap, Unilever and General Electric are on the hunt for services and technologies that use big data, mobile technology and video to drive new sales channels.
August 13, 2012 3:00am |
BUENOS AIRES--A five-person technology firm a few hours north of Argentina's capital plans to help quadriplegics--and video game addicts--control their worlds with their thoughts. Can "brain...
August 10, 2012 3:00am |
New interactive map adds a dash of augmented reality to the Olympic Games.
August 6, 2012 8:08am |
This year, the products are not the only new features within the pages.
July 21, 2012 4:07pm |
Researchers are testing a device that can hit targets with bolts of lighting -- Tesla death ray-style.
8 | July 4, 2012 5:20am |
A neural network of 16,000 computers was let loose on YouTube images for three days. What did it learn by the end? How to recognize cats.
2 | June 27, 2012 5:29am |
Google is bringing the wonders of the world to your doorstep. Just imagine what it could do with the World Wonders Project next.
1 | June 1, 2012 9:01am |
MADRID -- With a heaping dose of information technology, EnerTIC seeks to reel in Europe's most active polluter: Spain.
May 28, 2012 2:25am |