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Metaio today announced the first ever “see-through” wearable AR capabilities t

Metaio today announces first ever “see-through” wearable augmented reality capabilities, in-Beta Face Detection

A leading augmented reality (AR) software and solutions company, Metaio, today announced the first ever “see-through” wearable AR capabilities through the newest Beta version of the Metaio SDK, now optimized for wearable computing devices like the brand-new Epson Moverio BT-200. Instead of utilizing a camera view, Metaio’s technology allows the user to perceive reality itself […]

The Augmented Lecture Feedback System

Another interesting use-case for wearable AR systems like Google Glass comes from a Spanish university that has integrated it into a lecturer system for monitoring classroom participation. Researchers at la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid have developed the Augmented Lecture Feedback System (ALFs), a HUD glasses interface that teachers can wear while giving a lecture. From […]

LiveMap: The Augmented Reality Motorcycle Helmet of the Future?

Over in Russia, a new entry into the ever-growing augmented reality space comes in the form of a special Motorcycle helmet. Designed in Russia, the unique helmet design features a head-mounted display with a full-color, translucent picture projected directly onto the visor. An on-board light sensor adjusts the image brightness and translucency based on the […]

Atheer Labs demonstrates a 3D, virtual-reality headset technology

At the All Things Digital event, Atheer Labs demonstrated another partygoer in the rapidly growing Augmented Reality headwear space.  Mistakenly called a “virtual-reality” headset by Venturebeat, it’s actually an optical see-through augmented reality display. During the demo, founder Allen Yang stood onstage wearing the headset (pictured above) while controlling a display by moving his head […]

The future of virtual reality: conquer vertigo or surgery?

Another article on the coming VR and AR surge comes from TheGuardian that has an article interviewing the folks at Inition, a company that’s been working on VR development for over a decade. Virtual reality might still require a lot of kit, but Inition have also been making leaps in the world of augmented reality, […]

meta: The Only Fully Augmented Reality Glasses by meta

First the Oculus Rift, then Google Glasses and Cast, and now Mr. Wearable Computer himself is out with his own device “The Meta”, listed now on kickstarter.  For $750, you get the Epson see-through display glasses and a SoftKinetic camera on your forehead, all connected through software magic to create an augmented reality see-through display. […]
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Cast AR hands-on with Jeri Ellsworth at Maker Faire 2013

Reminiscent of the beginnings of the Oculus Rift, there’s now a new Augmented Reality headwear coming to Kickstarter from some old Valve employees and Jeri Ellsworth.  They had some rough prototypes at the recent Maker Faire 2013, and the folks from engadget were there to get pics and an interview. We interacted with a variety […]