augmented reality

Sony May Be Prepping PSVR 2 Headset With Built-in Cameras, AR Support

Sony May Be Prepping PSVR 2 Headset With Built-in Cameras, AR Support

Sony has said very little about how VR fits into its long-term plans for the PS5, but a new patent suggests the firm is working on some upgrades. The post Sony May Be Prepping PSVR 2 Headset With

Mark Zuckerberg Teases AI ‘Brain Chip’—But It Will Be Different Than Elon Musk’s

"'Facebook wants to perform brain surgery.' I don’t want to see the congressional hearings on that one," Zuckerberg said.

YouTube's AR Beauty feature lets you try on lipstick by tapping ads

After launching in a limited alpha earlier this year, YouTube is expanding the availability of its augmented reality (AR) Beauty Try-On feature. Moving forward, you'll be able to digitally try on
One for the Graveyard: Google Discontinues Daydream VR

One for the Graveyard: Google Discontinues Daydream VR

Google has killed off another product. Daydream VR is headed for the big headset in the sky. The post One for the Graveyard: Google Discontinues Daydream VR appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Minecraft Earth early access launches in select countries (Update: UK access)

Minecraft Earth early access launches in select countries (Update: UK access)

Minecraft Earth early access rolled out in New Zealand and Iceland in October, and now it just hit the United Kingdom.
VR/AR startup valuations reach $45 billion (on paper)

VR/AR startup valuations reach $45 billion (on paper)

Despite early-stage virtual reality market and augmented reality market valuations softening in a transitional period, total global AR/VR startup valuations are now at $45 billion globally — include

Apple AR is already here, and you’re probably wearing it right now [Opinion]

If you’re using an Apple Watch, AirPods and iPhone, you're already deep inside Apple's augmented reality world. But what comes next? (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Researchers demo AR hand tracking controls for smartphones

Researchers demo AR hand tracking controls for smartphones

A group of Brown University researchers wants to bring hand tracking to smartphone augmented reality using off-the-shelf hardware and open source software.

MediView XR raises $4.5 million to give surgeons X-ray vision with AR

MediView XR has raised $4.5 million to equip surgeons with augmented reality imagery that effectively gives them 3D X-ray-like vision.

More signs point to Apple's AR headset arriving in 2020

The drum beat for an Apple augmented reality headset is growing louder. Bloomberg claims Apple has "targeted" a 2020 release for its AR eyewear, echoing analyst Ming-Chi Kuo's expectations based on
New report suggests Apple will launch augmented reality headset in 2020

New report suggests Apple will launch augmented reality headset in 2020

Apple has been working on an augmented reality headset for some time now, according to rumors. A new report, however, suggests that the headset may get released in 2020.

Samsung patent application showcases AR headset design

When websites like Engadget report on patents, typically all you see accompanying the applications are line diagrams that give a faint idea of what a tech company is working on. Not so with a recently
Samsung patent shows the design of an unreleased augmented reality headset

Samsung patent shows the design of an unreleased augmented reality headset

Plenty of rumors have emerged about a potential Apple augmented reality headset, including as recently as Monday, but now a new patent is hinting at a Samsung AR headset too.
Samsung design patent could give us a glimpse of its future AR headset

Samsung design patent could give us a glimpse of its future AR headset

A recently published design patent gives us a look at a Samsung-designed AR headset.
Microsoft’s DreamWalker VR turns your daily commute into a totally different one

Microsoft’s DreamWalker VR turns your daily commute into a totally different one

It guides you through real environs while immersing you in virtual ones.
Snapchat is finding new life outside the US

Snapchat is finding new life outside the US

The social media platform gained 7 million users in the quarter.

Samsung AR glasses exposed in new design patent

Word on the street is that Apple may finally reveal its long-rumored AR smart glasses sometime in 2020 and, unsurprisingly, rumors that Samsung may be following suit was not far behind. Granted, the

Illumix goes free-to-play with Five Nights at Freddy’s AR: Special Delivery

Illumix said that Five Nights at Freddy’s AR: Special Delivery -- the next installment in the popular horror series -- will be the first free-to-play game in the franchise.
[Update: Early access] Five Nights at Freddy’s AR: Special Delivery is coming to Android, and you can pre-register right now

[Update: Early access] Five Nights at Freddy’s AR: Special Delivery is coming to Android, and you can pre-register right now

Update 1: 2019/10/24 6:00am PDT Five Nights at Freddy’s AR: Special Delivery is entering into early-access soon The Five Nights at Freddy’s series exists as a group of horror-themed video games
Apple Patent Hints at AR Glasses With Transition-Like Lenses

Apple Patent Hints at AR Glasses With Transition-Like Lenses

If rumors are to be believed, we could be seeing augmented reality glasses from Apple sometime in 2020. That kind of hearsay is bolstered by a newly-released patent application, in which Apple
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