Posts Tagged: AR

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Waygo’s point-and-shoot translation app hits Android; next stop Google Glass?

Rogowski eventually wants to put Waygo on Google Glass - just look at text in a different language and the translation will pop up in front ...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 12:10 pm
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Better than Google Glass? Baidu Confirms ‘Baidu Eye’ AR Glasses Exist, Hints at Innovative Feature Set

Yesterday, we wrote about the rumors spreading in the Chinese tech media that Baidu was working on a Google Glass-like augmented reality hea...

  • April 4, 2013
  • at 3:45 am
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Japanese App Gets You There with Hybrid Map and Augmented Reality Display

A company in Japan is offering a clever mobile map alternative that combines a conventional map display with an augmented reality view in a ...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Great Timing: As Apple Maps Suck Hard, Baidu Maps App Gets a Major Update

Just as everyone is talking about maps apps – to be precise, the ghost town nature of Apple’s lousy new offering – China&#...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 11:50 am
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Tencent’s OCR App Gets a Fresh Pair of Eyes, Now More Like Google Goggles

Last September I reviewed a new translation app from China’s Tencent (HKG:0700) that uses OCR technology to read words, via the phone&...

  • August 15, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm
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ARTX: The First Augmented Reality Event in Asia

ARTX 2012 is the “first augmented reality event” in Asia – so claims the organizer Augmented Reality & Co (AR & Co). The e...

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 9:40 pm
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Japanese iPhone App Kamiwaza Multiplies Your Money

We’ve looked at number of different augmented reality apps over the past year, ranging from fun to practical to downright scary. And i...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Japan’s ARappli Aims to Bring Augmented Reality to Everyone

Augmented reality (AR) and quick response codes (QR) are pretty neat technologies. But they aren’t often used because it is tough to execu...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 4:08 pm
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Docomo CEATEC Preview Focuses On Mobile Data Collection

Docomo held a CEATEC preview event yesterday afternoon, showing off an assortment of new mobile technologies that will be on display at the ...

  • September 22, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Groopic: This Pakistani Startup’s New iPhone App Puts The Photographer Back in the Picture

A Lahore-based startup is prepping the launch of an amazing iPhone app that puts the photographer – usually the one stuck behind the l...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 11:03 am
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This Chinese Startup Wants to Bring You a 3D-Printed, Smartphone-Controlled Drone [VIDEO]

We don’t find hardware startups in China as often as we’d like – but we’ve stumbled across what looks like the coolest we’ve e...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 9:58 pm
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Augmented Reality Headset from Japan Supersizes Food, Makes You Eat Less

Here’s a really clever use of augmented reality technology from Japan [1], which tries to trick the user into thinking they have eaten...

  • November 2, 2012
  • at 3:10 pm
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Jakarta Pilkada for Android: How Internet Activism Added Fun to Jakarta Governor’s Election

The final chapter of the Jakarta Governor’s election started this morning as second-round voting began. To celebrate democracy in the capi...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 4:28 pm
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Harpoen, a digital graffiti app, could be a billion dollar idea

Startups like Harpoen are the sort shunned by many Asian investors — they won’t make money for many years. That’s because ...

  • August 6, 2012
  • at 4:54 pm
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Fujitsu’s AR Driving App Gives Navigation Info and View of Backseat

We’ve written about more than a few augmented reality applications here in the past, some more useful than others. But like one of the...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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How To Create An AR Greeting Video in 3 Minutes

We are heading towards 2012 in less than 36 hours (depending on where you are right now). And I bet many of you will send some boring Happy ...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 9:02 pm
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Ad Tech Tokyo: Augmented Reality Fun With Qoncept

At Ad Tech Tokyo this afternoon I had an opportunity to check out Qoncept, a developer of augmented reality (AR) technology. Some of our rea...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Tencent Launches Free Augmented Reality Translation App

Chinese social media giant Tencent is having a good year for apps – with lots of new releases and feature-filled updates – and now it ha...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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