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Augmented Reality

WakingApp Raises $4.3 Million for its AR and VR Platform

Israeli-based startup WakingApp a provider of tools for quick and easy creation of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR)content, today announced the raising of $4.3 Million USD in Series C funding led by Chinese tech companies…

CityTime TV CEO Encourages Tour Operators to Use AR & VR

Since the rise of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) various industries have embraced the technologies to attract consumers. The tourism industry has begun to experiment, Thomas Cook trialled VR using the Oculus Rift…

Blippar Announces Purchase of Binocular

Augmented reality (AR) company Blippar which through its app allows users to 'Blipp' items to bring up further information, is expanding the platform with the purchase of Texas-based software development firm Binocular which it has…

Toshiba To Launch NBA AR App

Sports fans are usually keen to try and secure an autograph or photo with their favourite stars at events, but more often than not this isn't generally possible. Toshiba has created a technology solution for this by developing an augmented…

Dulux Updates Augmented Reality App

Augmented reality (AR) technology is being used in a variety for different ways by companies across the globe. Paint manufacturer Dulux is one business that is utilising the technology through its Visualizer app. (more…)

Philips Museum Releasing Augmented Reality App

2015 has been a big year for the virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) markets. The technologies have featured prominently at a number of events, and with the year fast drawing to a close, there are still a number of shows still…

Google Glass Being Used to Treat Autism

Google Glass never became the amazing commercial success some thought it might. But that doesn't mean the technology still couldn't be used for beneficial means.  A team of researchers at Stanford University are now using the head-mounted…

The Little Mermaid AR Book Launched on Kickstarter

One of the best uses of augmented reality (AR) technology is the ability to bring still 2D imagery to life with a smartphone or tablet. Danish firm Books & Magic, has taken the original fairy tale The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian…