Category Archives: Industrial AR

Mirage HMD Augmented Reality System

TweetThe HMDs are here! The HMDs are here! Okay, maybe it’s not that exciting, especially when you realize that the Mirage from Arcane Technologies is not a stylish pair of glasses or even some retro steampunk goggles outfitted with AR HMD gear.  The … Continue reading

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Maxcware AR Glasses Project

TweetA few months ago Staffan Dryselius made a splash on Team Hack-a-Day with his DIY data glasses.  Since then he’s been working with a team to improve his design and would like to form a larger partnership with anyone interested in … Continue reading

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The Augmented How-To Guide

Tweet While the narrator voice harkens back to old 50s ‘Technologies of the Future’ videos, the actual content IS actually from the future.  As much as I’d love to have this technology in my Toyota plant, I just can’t see … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality Year in Review – 2009

TweetThe year 2009 has been an important milestone in the development of augmented reality as an important future technology.  While markers and marketing campaigns captured the early interest of the year, the bigger story was the porting of augmented reality to … Continue reading

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HMD System at Daimler AG

TweetHead-mounted displays are the killer hardware that augmented reality needs to break free from “magic lens” smartphone technology.  SAP TV shows us an industrial application concept at a Dailmer AG plant.  The part stocker is using an HMD with augmented reality … Continue reading

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ISMAR09: Manufacturing Discussion

Tweet ISMAR09 Sympsium & Expo is right around the corner and I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be not only attending ISMAR09, but I will be presenting during the Manufacturing section on Monday and joining the panel discussion as a representative of Toyota.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Around the ARNet

TweetThis past month the specter of augmented reality, which in the past had been mostly research papers and speculation, has slowly been turning into real products.  With a nice long three day weekend to relax, I thought I’d reflect on … Continue reading

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Will BMW Augmented Reality Glasses Really Work?

TweetFor some reason this augmented reality video from a couple of years ago is making the rounds again on various blogs and even Gizmondo is reporting it as fresh news.  Since its resurfaced, as a fellow car engineer for Toyota, … Continue reading

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Pachube

TweetIn all the hubbub about celebrities dying the last few weeks, I somehow missed that Pachube started a blog about their work. Okay.  I really wasn’t distracted by the celebrities, but we do have a new source for AR information … Continue reading

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Immersion’s Cubtile 3D Multitouch Device

TweetThe following video from Immersion R&D shows the manipulation of a 3D object using their Cubtile device.  I’m not particularly keen on the cube because it seems more like a prop out of a bad science fiction movie rather than … Continue reading

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