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.
Computer simulations are already bringing back versions of the dead and restoring lost faculties. How far can they go?
2 | May 15, 2012 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 |
How can we fuel the race for broadband innovation? With three critical network developments.
5 | April 6, 2012 10:31am |
Google's cellphone-headset mash-up brings ubiquitous searching and communicating to the concept stage.
1 | April 4, 2012 1:21pm |
Nike's newest showcase store features digital technology designed to inspire and motivate the athlete in each person.
1 | March 14, 2012 8:03pm |
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 |
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 |
In the capital city of Tbilisi, the renovated building is a large scale application of see through concrete.
4 | February 22, 2012 7:20pm |
Later this year, Google is expected release glasses that will stream information a few inches away from the wearer's eyeballs.
5 | February 22, 2012 4:45am |
Today, we browse the web by typing or tapping, pointing and clicking. Tomorrow, we'll point our mobile devices at an object that interests us and information will appear. Sumi Das explains how...
2 | February 6, 2012 8:27am
Robin Marrouche tells SmartPlanet about the importance of good architecture, the benefits of holding a design competition, and how to be a part of this small center's renovation.
1 | January 20, 2012 10:00am |
Watch the videos of world-renowned architectural firms' proposals for the Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah's renovation and expansion project.
January 18, 2012 4:00pm |
"Beyond Planet Earth," on view at the American Museum of Natural History, presents the next-generation of space-related gear and gadgets, from clothing prototypes to vehicles and habitats.
January 14, 2012 12:06pm |
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 |
LAS VEGAS -- With a smart, truly intelligent car, the world will be able to get around better and more efficient than ever before. That's according to Daimler AG chairman Dieter Zetsche, who...
January 10, 2012 1:58pm |
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 |
At TEDxPhilly, spatial analyst Amy Hillier explains how tech can help us map the experience of a city.
1 | November 10, 2011 7:20am |
Scientists have successfully replaced an injured part of a rat's brain with a synthetic substitute.
1 | September 27, 2011 12:42pm |
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
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 |