augmented reality

‘Pokémon Go’ will let you play with your monster pals 'soon'

Pokémon Go developer Niantic is close to putting the finishing touches on a feature that will likely fulfill a longstanding wish for a lot of the game's fans. By 2020, Ninatic says you'll be able to
The Future of the Face Computer

The Future of the Face Computer

Smart glasses definitely got off to a rocky start with consumers. To quickly recap, they were expensive, dorky-looking, and in real life, they didn’t live up to the fantasy painted for us in pop
The Future of the Face Computer

The Future of the Face Computer

Smart glasses definitely got off to a rocky start with consumers. To quickly recap, they were expensive, dorky-looking, and in real life, they didn’t live up to the fantasy painted for us in pop
Chrome 79 rolls out new VR and AR capabilities to everyone, adds password checkup feature, and more

Chrome 79 rolls out new VR and AR capabilities to everyone, adds password checkup feature, and more

It has been three weeks since the last Chrome release, and right on schedule, Chrome 79 is now rolling out across desktop and mobile platforms. This isn't the largest update we've seen recently, but

AR Zone brings Samsung’s augmented reality features in one place

If you have a lot of similar features that can be put under one group, you will probably create just one section for it to avoid confusion. Well, Samsung didn’t do that in the first place and so you

Even Facebook Messenger is getting in on the Star Wars hype

In case you hadn't heard, there's a little indie movie coming out next week called Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. As if tie-ins from the likes of Le Creuset weren't enough for the future arthouse

Chanel’s New Pop-up at the Standard Is a Stylish, High-Tech Winter Wonderland

The French fashion house is debuting a new AR experience at the festive holiday destination.

Magic Leap shifts focus to business with an updated AR headset

Magic Leap's augmented reality headset reportedly hasn't sold well so far, but the company might have a way to turn its fortunes around: pitch the device as a business tool. It's launching an

Magic Leap formally launches Magic Leap 1 and reveals enterprise partners

Magic Leap announced Magic Leap 1, a $2,995 mixed reality headset, and revealed enterprise applications and partners aimed at advancing "spatial computing."
North ending production of current Focals smart glasses to focus on Focals 2.0

North ending production of current Focals smart glasses to focus on Focals 2.0

Smart glasses maker North announced today that it will be ending production of its first-generation Focals glasses, which it brought to market for consumers last year. The company says it will instead
Form adds heart-rate monitoring to its AR swim goggles

Form adds heart-rate monitoring to its AR swim goggles

Form has finally added heart-rate monitoring to its $200 augmented reality goggles that let athletic swimmers track their lap-swimming data.
Gaming: BioShock 4 gets its own studio; Google takes AR to the next level; Minecraft PS4 crossplay

Gaming: BioShock 4 gets its own studio; Google takes AR to the next level; Minecraft PS4 crossplay

1p>A new entry in the acclaimed sci-fi BioShock franchise is in the works — though no word yet where the game’s timeline will fall in the series’ strange and warped steampunk versions of the
ARCore's new Depth API will bring the next generation of hide-and-seek to phones

ARCore's new Depth API will bring the next generation of hide-and-seek to phones

AR applications on Android have historically always had problems with proper depth sensing and distinguishing between foreground and background in the physical world. Whenever you'd add an AR object,
Magic Leap in trouble? Report says only 6,000 AR headsets sold in first 6 months

Magic Leap in trouble? Report says only 6,000 AR headsets sold in first 6 months

Magic Leap is reportedly in trouble as its $2,295 Magic Leap One Creator Edition sold only 6,000 units in its first six months, according to The Information.
Report: Magic Leap wanted to sell 100,000 headsets. It sold 6,000.

Report: Magic Leap wanted to sell 100,000 headsets. It sold 6,000.

It looks like Magic Leap's sales numbers are just as disappointing as their early demos. The much-hyped augmented reality startup, which has raised billions of dollars in funding, has only sold a

Magic Leap reportedly only sold 6,000 AR headsets in six months

After years of hype, it looks like reality is starting to catch up with Magic Leap. According to a report from The Information, the augmented reality startup and Silicon Valley darling only sold

Report: Magic Leap’s early device sales aren’t looking good

Magic Leap just announced that they’re in the midst of closing a Series E round of funding, but it sounds like they’re going to have to clinch that investment with some pretty troubling sales numbers

Qualcomm teams up with 'Pokémon Go' developer to make AR glasses

Qualcomm didn't only reveal its new and more powerful chip for extended reality headsets at the Snapdragon Tech Summit, it also announced its partnership with Niantic. The chipmaker and the Pokémon Go

Apple brings Memoji and Animoji to its Clips video creation app

Memoji and Animoji haven't seen much outside of Messages since Apple introduced them, but you'll be able to get a bit more out of your creations. Apple is bringing them to its Clips video app.
Qualcomm and Niantic are partnering on a next-gen augmented reality headset

Qualcomm and Niantic are partnering on a next-gen augmented reality headset

Qualcomm and Niantic have announced a multi-year partnership that will see the two companies build a reference design augmented reality headset that blends hardware, software, and cloud computing.