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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…

Kudan Launches Augmented Reality Engine

Augmented reality (AR) is becoming a powerful tool in the smartphone market for marketing and interactive experiences. Kudan Ltd, a professional AR company based in the UK and Japan, has announced the launch of its own AR software…

ITA Launching Second Immersed 2015 Event in October

Announced today by the Immersive Technology Alliance (ITA), is the second edition of Immersed 2015, coming to the Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada. The professional conference that concentrates on immersive technologies like virtual…