FindTheForce with the Star Wars Augmented Reality App

Walmart is your only hope to #BeJediReady for the release of December’s highly anticipated Star Wars: The Last Jedi © & TM Lucasfilm Ltd. In addition to new and exclusive Star Wars merchandise available at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Sept. 1, Walmart will be the only retailer in the galaxy hosting #BeJediReady events in Walmart stores Read more about FindTheForce with the Star Wars Augmented Reality App[…]

Disney Research create haptic animated characters

Sit on Disney Research’s Magic Bench and you may have an elephant hand you a glowing orb. Or you might get rained on. Or a tiny donkey might saunter by and kick the bench. It’s a combined augmented and mixed reality experience, but not the type that involves wearing a head-mounted display or using a Read more about Disney Research create haptic animated characters[…]

Future challenges facing Industry 4.0

SEAT has introduced a training programme centred on the future challenges facing Industry 4.0. Aimed at all the 14,000 employees, the company has designed a programme to make workers aware of the real meaning of the Industry 4.0 concept in an entertaining, interactive way, as well as the importance of people and their continuous training at Read more about Future challenges facing Industry 4.0[…]

SALENTO AVR 2017 – 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics

SALENTO AVR 2017 intends to bring together researchers, scientists and practitioners to discuss key issues, approaches, ideas, open problems, innovative applications and trends on virtual and augmented reality, 3D visualization and computer graphics in the areas of medicine, cultural heritage, arts, education, entertainment, military and industrial applications. SALENTO AVR 2017 solicits original contributions in the topic areas Read more about SALENTO AVR 2017 – 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics[…]

A new generation of interactive AR experiences

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) announced from Vision Summit that the Vuforia® platform, the most widely used software for augmented reality (AR) development, will support devices based on Tango, a set of sensors from Google, for development of a new generation of interactive AR experiences. The Vuforia AR platform uses advanced computer vision technology to enable digital content Read more about A new generation of interactive AR experiences[…]

An augmented reality trading application offers glimpse into the future of trading

FlexTrade Systems (@FlexTrade), a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, is pleased to announce “FlexAR” – an augmented reality trading application offering an extraordinary, new way of visualising and presenting trading via the company’s award-winning FlexTRADER EMS. FlexAR builds on existing technology and APIs within FlexTRADER’s open architecture offering an interactive order Read more about An augmented reality trading application offers glimpse into the future of trading[…]

The world’s first augmented reality (AR) hardware and software functional requirements guidelines

UI LABS and The Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA) announced today the release of the world’s first augmented reality (AR) hardware and software functional requirements guidelines, which will help AR technology companies develop products for industrial users. These AR functional requirements documents will lead to technology that improves the performance and efficiency for manufacturers Read more about The world’s first augmented reality (AR) hardware and software functional requirements guidelines[…]

SALENTO AVR 2017 – 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics

SALENTO AVR 2017 intends to bring together researchers, scientists and practitioners to discuss key issues, approaches, ideas, open problems, innovative applications and trends on virtual and augmented reality, 3D visualization and computer graphics in the areas of medicine, cultural heritage, arts, education, entertainment, military and industrial applications. SALENTO AVR 2017 solicits original contributions in the topic areas Read more about SALENTO AVR 2017 – 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics[…]

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Philips is developing a new augmented-reality surgical navigation technology

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a leader in integrated image-guided therapy solutions, today announced the development of an industry-first augmented-reality surgical navigation technology that is designed to help surgeons perform image-guided open and minimally-invasive spine surgery. Philips is a pioneer in hybrid operating room (hybrid OR) solutions to facilitate both surgical and minimally-invasive endovascular Read more about Philips is developing a new augmented-reality surgical navigation technology[…]

Top Seven Global Technology Predictions for 2017

From artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things (IoT), far-reaching innovations are unfolding in virtually every technology sector around the globe, continuing to change the way consumers, businesses and machines interact while also spurring the next revolution in tech market growth, according to a new white paper from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader Read more about Top Seven Global Technology Predictions for 2017[…]