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Augmented Reality

Oculus VR is ‘researching’ Augmented Reality Says CEO

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies are becoming very closely linked. Traditional takes on both involve users wearing a head-mounted display (HMD), although VR will create an entirely virtual environment to explore…

Digital Avatars Could be the Future of treating Patients

Medicine is always at the forefront of technology, trying to find the best ways of treating patients and saving peoples lives. The information gathered by doctors and wearable health sensors helps to create a better understanding of your…

Star Wars Fan Creates Holochess Using AR

Ian Martin, a Star Wars fan who creates creatures and props from the famous sci-fi universe, has recently revealed the culmination of nine months work. He has made all the monsters from Dejarik, a fictional game (dubbed Holochess) that…

Augmented Reality Report Predicts 88% Growth Over 5 Years

If you're a regular follower of virtual reality (VR) news on VRFocus you'll know that in recent times we've reported on a series of industry-level studies that have all predicted the rise of VR and its associated technologies such as…

Blippar Unveils AR Portrait of Duke And Duchess of Cambridge

At a recent event in New York to promote business relationships between the US and the UK, augmented reality (AR) app company Blippar unveiled an AR portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. More commonly known as Prince William and…

Vivendum AR Game Arrives on IndieGoGo

Newly launched on crowd funding site IndieGoGo this week is an augmented reality (AR) videogame called Vivendum. Created by Italian developer Andrea Lagomarsini, Vivendum is seeking support to raise €22,000 EUR in the next 27 days to bring…

Tech Meets Paper Using IndieGoGo to Fund AR Stationery

Its the really innovative use of technology that can sometimes help ideas stick out from the crowd, and that's what Kirsty Mac is trying to do with her Tech Meets Paper range. The Glasgow-based entrepreneur has launched a IndieGoGo crowd…

Rugby World Cup Fanzones to Feature AR

The Rugby World Cup is in full swing with fans up and down the country eager to see the matches. VRFocus reported that this years tickets featured augmented reality (AR) technology by using the Blippar AR app for smart devices. For those…

Plug and Play VR Computer Created by GemSense

Most of the news on virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology tends to lean towards the immersive head-mounted displays (HMDs). And rightly so, without the HMDs consumers won't be able to delve into the virtual worlds…