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Augmented Vision Getting Nearer

TweetA couple of years ago, when practically no one knew what augmented reality was, I put together a prediction about the future of augmented vision.  A recent development from the leader in augmented vision, Vuzix, made me realize my prediction … 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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Three Reasons Why 3D TV and Movies Will Help Augmented Reality

TweetWhile we augmented reality aficionados would like to believe that AR has hit its stride, the nascent technology is no where near the level of 3D movies and TVs.  This all may change in the future, but for now the 3D … Continue reading

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Vuzix Wrap 920AR Video Eyewear at CES 2010

TweetThe Vuzix Wrap 920AR aren’t the sexiest of specs, but they do perform the function of AR glasses.  I got a chance to see this setup at ISMAR09 which they’re now showing at CES 2010.  The specs for the glasses … 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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Whisper Deck: Voice Controlled Augmented Reality

TweetWonderful proof-of-concept integration of voice recognition, web search, and FLARToolkit on a Vuzix+ARCam HMD.  Certainly makes me drool for a commercial see-through HMD with an iPhone/Android level of operating system.  His system also points in the direction of voice-command for HMDs … Continue reading

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HMD Augmented Reality Display with Vuzix CamAR

TweetA workable HMD augmented reality unit is a major step forward for the technology.  Once a see-through model is available, we can break out of the “magic lens” smartphone.  However, a see-through HMD is still a couple of years away … Continue reading

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The Augmented Reality Pop Quiz

TweetThink you know everything there is to know about augmented reality?  Well, prove it and take the augmented reality pop quiz.  If you’re proud of your score, post the results on twitter with the hashtag #arpopquiz or in the comment … Continue reading

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ISMAR09 HMD Review

TweetThe biggest barrier to true augmented vision is an HMD that can handle all the requirements.  I had the oppertunity to experience what Microvision, Vuzix and ORALab/EvoOpticks had to offer.  I’ll try to relate their talks and my experiences with their … Continue reading

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Playbox AR Fight Test

TweetSeeing this concept video made me sad that the Vuzix Wrap920 won’t see be see-through.   This is the type of kinetic AR gaming that I’d love to play even in this simple form.  I’m sure such games would evolve to … Continue reading

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