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.
Researchers are testing a device that can hit targets with bolts of lighting -- Tesla death ray-style.
8 | July 4, 2012 5:20am |
With sensor-driven applications on the rise, Hillcrest Labs looks beyond smart TVs to mobile devices and wearable computers.
May 14, 2013 3:00am |
How would you augment your reality? Metaio aims to find out with new AR software designed for the masses.
May 10, 2012 3:00am |
Think the futuristic technology portrayed in the movie Minority Report is fantasy? Think again. Here are seven examples of tech from the film that have become a reality.
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Everyone has a story about what they were doing on Sept. 11, 2011. Our world changed when terrorists flew airplanes into New York's Twin Towers and killed more than 3,000 people. Here are twenty...
5 | September 11, 2011 10:28am |
Nike's newest showcase store features digital technology designed to inspire and motivate the athlete in each person.
1 | March 14, 2012 8:03pm |
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 |
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 |
A new generation of contact lenses built with tiny circuits and LEDs could make bionic eyesight a reality.
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Can Google Glass be innovative enough to appeal to the masses? Investors want to make sure of it.
1 | April 12, 2013 4:00am |
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's cellphone-headset mash-up brings ubiquitous searching and communicating to the concept stage.
1 | April 4, 2012 1:21pm |
Intel's holographic, augmented reality digital touchscreen display could change the way you shop...forever.
6 | May 18, 2010 11:27am |
This year, the products are not the only new features within the pages.
July 21, 2012 4:07pm |
At trade shows and in TV and magazine reports, retailers unveil new technology-fueled concepts to update the shopping experience. We explore the gap between these concepts and reality.
November 23, 2011 12:47pm |
After nearly ten years of development, Raytheon's powerful, wearable robotic exoskeleton is nearly ready to grant superpowers to soldiers and factory workers alike.
3 | September 29, 2010 12:20pm |
SANTANDER -- The new citywide near-field communication plan will help you find parking spots, plan your bus routes and shop at a single tap.
February 23, 2012 4:01am |
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 |
At the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, Kia adds a suite of connected services to its voice-activated UVO in-car telematics platform. Plus, its vision for the future of infotainment.
January 11, 2012 2:00pm |
In the capital city of Tbilisi, the renovated building is a large scale application of see through concrete.
4 | February 22, 2012 7:20pm |