Posts Tagged: augmented reality

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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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Augmented reality startup Sayduck wants to reinvent the furniture catalog

Shopping for furniture is a painful process, and it has largely to do with the uncertainty of whether an item will fit in with the rest of t...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 5:27 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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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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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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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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Cairnsmith Communicates Your Interior Design Ideas

Cairnsmith is a solution put forth by Sheer Industries Group which allows users to communicate design concepts in true immersive 3D, with th...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Sakura Now: An Augmented Reality Cherry Blossom Photo App

In Japan, there’s a popular phenomenon called purikura, or personalized photos upon which you can add custom decorations and designs. ...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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BlackBerry Jam hackathon winner: augmented reality isn’t just for Google Glass

BlackBerry sponsored a regional hackathon put on by AngelHack at its Blackberry Jam conference in Hong Kong today. Eight teams qualif...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 10:58 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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Indonesian Movie 3Sum Uses Augmented Reality for Promo Stunt

Augmented reality developer AR&Co recently created an augmented reality Android app solely to help promote an Indonesian movie called 3...

  • January 28, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Indonesia’s Harpoen wins World Summit Award mobile; adds more content to app

Harpoen, an Indonesia-based startup with an augmented reality app that lets users create 'digital graffiti', has been selected as one of 40 ...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 2:22 pm
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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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A collection of weird and wonderful concept videos on the future

It seems like everyone is making speculative concept videos these days. While opinion is split on the vanity of the companies involved in ma...

  • August 7, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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ARTX 2012

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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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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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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