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.
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 iPhone app called Word Lens can translate street signs and restaurant menus in real time, on the go, using augmented reality.
1 | December 17, 2010 7:49am |
New interactive map adds a dash of augmented reality to the Olympic Games.
August 6, 2012 8:08am |
One of the most sophisticated demos of augmented reality to date transforms a drab model cityscape into a colorful, bustling metropolis
14 | August 10, 2011 12:52pm |
Qualcomm's CEO Paul Jacobs isn't a fan of Google Glass it seems.
January 16, 2013 7:07am |
How would you augment your reality? Metaio aims to find out with new AR software designed for the masses.
May 10, 2012 3:00am |
Qualcomm has opened an augmented reality lab in Austria. The aim: Create augmented reality for mobile devices.
March 23, 2010 5:04am |
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 |
Google's cellphone-headset mash-up brings ubiquitous searching and communicating to the concept stage.
1 | April 4, 2012 1:21pm |
We've gotten used to the lack of emotion through online chats. But it doesn't have to be that way. Japanese researchers have created a robot that can read your emotions and send a virtual hug...
1 | April 5, 2010 6:43am |
Companies took to the stage at the exclusive DEMO conference for their 5 minutes in the spotlight. From virtual dressing rooms to a smart alarm clock, SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das sampled...
1 | September 14, 2011 3:55pm
Bill Gates and charter schools; augmented reality toys; Gulf oil spill: drop in the bucket?; rare metal rush; Britain airport ban.
July 1, 2010 12:42pm |
Intel's holographic, augmented reality digital touchscreen display could change the way you shop...forever.
6 | May 18, 2010 11:27am |
A massive billboard in the Netherlands uses augmented reality to raise awareness of the growing threat of aggression and violence toward public servants.
3 | May 10, 2010 11:46am |
We've showcased a few entrepreneurs tackling the world of meetings. Wayne Turmel provided some pointers from GreatWebMeetings.com and Paul Goldenberg introduced us to his scheduling platform,...
1 | July 8, 2009 6:00am |
Museums start to put interactive tools in everyone's hands, well beyond their four walls.
June 1, 2010 5:59pm |
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.
5 | January 13, 2010 8:35pm |
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 |
A new augmented reality app tracks your position and calculates where you go in real time, projecting arrows in front of you as you walk.
1 | March 1, 2012 1:34pm |
Surround vision does what it suggests - surrounds you with video in an "augmented reality." For what it does, the technology is fairly simple and uses a cell phone you may already be carrying.
1 | April 13, 2010 6:48am |