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Virtual Museum Display in a Box and More #AWE2019

A zoo without a live animal, a high school lab that allows students to explore a beating human heart, or a realistic rendering of an architect’s design are just a few of the potential use-cases for the Looking Glass Pro, holographic display. Looking Glass Factory Co-Founder and CTO, Alex Hornstein, describes this unit as “a […]

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The Desktop Hologram Monitor #AWE18

A video hologram was the eye-catching display and product of Looking Glass at the Augmented World Expo. Starting at $499, this HDMI connected device, allows artists, designers, teachers and marketers represent their works and offerings in three-dimensions. With an SDK that has interfaces to Unity, SketchUp and more, it is possible to take 2D and […]

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The Invisible, Magic Hand

Using a single low-cost camera to detect 26 skeletal points and mimic hand gestures in real-time is the trick that uSens has seemingly mastered. Using a relatively lightweight, deep learning algorithm, their software runs on android smartphones and only requires a single core of processing power and no external calls to a cloud compute engine. […]

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Smarter Telecom Workers Through Augmented Reality #AWE2016

At least one telecom operator is using Augmented Reality as a tool to help its technicians be more productive. APX Director of Sales, Sean Wood, describes how the Dutch-based communications provider, KPN, is able to deliver information to smart glasses that allow a technician to see things like work-orders, product information and customers’ data with just […]

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Is VR at Peak Expectations?

“2017 is going to be the year where VR and AR is really expected to start show some sales and some real meaningful value to businesses and customers,” said Eric Mizufuka of Epson America, Inc. Speaking at Augmented World Expo 2016, Mizufuka emphasizes his concern that the AR/VR market may be at peak expectations and that, in 2017, […]

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A Platform for Pokémon Go and More #AWE16

Summer 2016 may be marked in history as the year that Augmented Reality turned the corner in terms of widespread adoption thanks to Pokémon Go. And the experience is somewhat crude, compared to what will soon be possible in the near future. At last month’s Augmented World Expo 2016, Osterhaus Design Group gave a glimpse of the future with smart […]

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A Virtual Store for Rural America & More

Shelf space is always in limited supply compared to the number of products a retailer could potentially offer. Virtuality New Space, an Israeli-based, startup is developing a solution that gives retailers the opportunity to expand their physical space by adding virtual showrooms to their existing floorspace. At Augmented World Expo 2016, Virtuality New Space demonstrated a […]

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Using Augmented Reality to Improve Worker Productivity

For those who think that augmented reality and virtual reality is just for fun and games, they need to talk to Dexter Lilley, Executive Vice President of Index AR Solutions. In the above interview, Lilley explains how Index AR Solutions helps companies improve productivity by providing just-in-time and localized information to skilled workers. Index AR […]

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