Amazon eyes VR and AR homewares stores to show you products in your virtual home

Image: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images By Adario Strange2017-03-27 02:21:59 UTC Augmented reality and virtual reality are still in their infancy in terms of non-gaming applications, but a new tip hints that Amazon may be about to change all that.  We already know that Amazon is keen to go wide with brick-and-mortar bookstores and grocery stores, […]

Google Glass is helping factory workers do their job better and faster

Google Glass died in 2015. And while there have been numerous rumblings about a second-generation version, it has yet to materialize in any official capacity. But, as it turns out, Glass isn’t completely dead. Sure, for you, me, and all the cool Spectacles-wearing teens, Glass will never be cool (it still looks as dorky today […]

Get ready for all sorts of augmented reality wizardry on your iPhone

We know that Tim Cook loves augmented reality. He loves it so much that he declared the technology might be as big as an idea as the smartphone.  Now, a new report from Bloomberg sheds some light on what, exactly, Apple is working on in the field of AR, and what it might mean for […]

The augmented reality headset wars have begun

Floating just inches from my face was a semi-translucent brain. It was, this being Austin, missing a few pieces. To my left floated the frontal lobe. I reached out with my virtual left hand, tapped it and the lobe floated into place. The brain and my first taste of Meta 2 augmented reality were complete. […]