Microsoft HoloLens 2

The Microsoft HoloLens 2

Just when you think the week couldn’t get any wilder, Microsoft unveiled the HoloLens 2 and tech enthusiasts around the world all cried out in a single harmonious gasp. The Jedi sure are gonna feel this one. But do the features of the HoloLens 2 warrant such early accolades and will it make mixed reality experiences that much more immersive? Everyone got a good look at the new HoloLens during Microsoft’s Keynote at the Mobile World Conference and now its the talk of the town. Representatives at Microsoft boast the…

ARCore Update, Augmented Faces and More

ARCore Update - Augmented Faces and More

A new update to ARCore means more Android apps will be able to offer enhanced AR features and to make lives easier for users and developers. ARCore 1.7 adds Augmented Faces, Sceneform object animations and a host of UI enhancements designed to make AR in Android apps more dynamic. This leap forward was possible by simply updating existing software and making use of standard front-facing cameras, without the need for LG G8’s depth-sensing hardware or similar tech. As excitement for augmented reality (AR) grows, we see more and more examples of…

AR Warfare – Augmented Reality in Battle

AR Warfare - Augmented Reality in Battle

Making the battlefield look like Call of Duty When you hear the words “AR Warfare”, first-person shooters and other video games may come to mind. The biggest AR (augmented reality) title to date is Pokemon Go but modern-day AR Warfare is far from catching a Bulbasaur. The technologies behind consumer AR and VR are advancing very quickly. It’s logical to think that the world’s great military powers already have things that would make our heads spin. Those attending the Defence and Security Equipment International Conference (DSEI 2017) understand the potential…

Dell Visor Mixed Reality Headset

Dell Visor Mixed Reality Headset

Dell, now someplace other than your office cubicle! Move over Oculus and VIVE because Dell is crashing the party! Dell (the company behind the logo you stare at while you’re at work) has been developing a mixed reality headset. It’s an exciting time as companies begin to explore new possibilities and design based on how people use technology. By including dual front-facing cameras, Dell obviously sees a future in augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality content. The outside world is about to get more interesting! You can’t get your hands on the Dell Visor…