Mixed Reality

MR – refers to the merging of real and virtual worlds to produce new environments and visualisations where physical and digital objects co-exist and interact in real time. A mix of reality, augmented reality, augmented virtuality and virtual reality.


LASTER-SeeThru
The Laster SeeThru is lightweight (just under 2 oz.) wireless augmented reality (AR) eyewear. When you wear the SeeThru, information about your surroundings pops up without disrupting your normal field of vision. The information you see changes depending on what you are seeing. For instance, if you’re looking at a […]

SeeThru By LASTER


Innovega Visualizing The Digital World.
Innovega’s wearable transparent heads-up display, enabled by iOptik contact lens technology, delivers mega-pixel content with a panoramic field-of-view. This high-performance and stylish eyewear is perfectly suited for the enjoyment of immersive personal media. The first part of the video is a CGI compilation provided by CONNECT, San Diego and the […]

iOptik – a glimpse into the future




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A movie Written and Directed by K-MICHEL PARANDI Producers: James Lawler & K-Michel Parandi Executive Producer: Virgil Price Co-Executive Producer: Lauren Beck Production Design & Concept Artist: Ben Mauro – Design art work: K-Michel Parandi & Ben Mauro – Costume Production Design: Julien Richard Dialogue: K-Michel Parandi & Jack Coulton […]

From the future with love






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New technology from Center of Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials holds promise in thermoelectrics When Wake Forest graduate student Corey Hewitt (Ph.D. ’13) touches a two-inch square of black fabric, a meter goes berserk. Simply by touching a small piece of Power Felt – a promising new thermoelectric device developed by […]

Power Felt gives a charge




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Google is working on a set of HUD, (heads-up display), glasses, they are now in prototype phase and will enable users to tap into Google’s cloud services through augmented reality. Here 9to5Google Explains… We detailed the first information about the Google [x] Glasses project in December. They are in late […]

Google X HUD



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Another quick hack using the Kinect beta SDK and my new Windows Phone (which is great!). What you see is a simple game engine utilizing the pseudo-holographic effect from my other videos. A Kinect “sees” the position of the viewer and the 3D engine adjusts the image accordingly to give […]

Windows Phone and Kinect to create HOLOGRAPHIC game engine



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Pico projectors are an easy way to increase the screen real estate of your mobile phone, but what if you'd rather not carry one around in your pocket or bulk up your phone's slim profile with a slip on solution? Well, a team of intrepid researchers ma...

Researchers turn your smartphone into a virtual projector


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Got backseat boredom? DVD players and Game Boys are so five years ago, but a new concept in rear seat entertainment technology that uses the windows themselves could replace squirminess and snoozing with interactive scribbling, sweeping and pinching. General Motors Research and Development put that challenge before researchers and students […]

GM Advanced Tech Window


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Immersiva is one of the most icon simulators in any metaverse, Bryn Oh‘s, (Immersiva’s creator), artistic soul flows, breathes, and evolves on a checker board grid that immerses you in lucid dreams and stories. Bryn’s free expression has had a profound effect on the residents of Second Life, and Immersiva […]

Immersiva



We love just about anything involving lasers or robotics here at Engadget, so naturally, we're intrigued by Sriranjan Rasakatla's Way-Go flashlight that combines the two. It's comprised of a laser pico projector, GPS module, altitude and heading refer...

Way-Go flashlight uses lasers to light your path, GPS to ...


There's a huge problem with working out that has yet to be solved: when, precisely, do our workout clothes become too worn to wear anymore? Apple knows we can't be wasting endless minutes looking for holes and tears in our shirts and pants, so it's ju...

Apple patents clothes that track how you wear them, tell ...


Reiterating its commitment to fuel best-in-class user experiences, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) today underscored strategic relationships with metaio and Total Immersion, aimed at bringing augmented reality (AR) capabilities to life on TI’s market-leading OMAP processors. Both companies are providing AR software development kits (SDK), optimized to work on TI’s OMAP […]

TI Forges Ahead In Augmented Reality On Its OMAP Platform




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If you’ve seen a sci-fi movie recently, one piece of technology that shows up quite often is the transparent display screen. Samsung Global Transparent LCD Technology – Endless Possibilities Samsung leads the global LCD market with the world’s first mass produced transparent display product. Transparent displays have a wide range […]

Transparent LCD Display by Samsung


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Qualcomm Inc. and Sesame Workshop, the producer behind Sesame Street, have joined forces to explore augmented reality experiences for children that encourage learning and imagination. A longtime advocate of embracing cutting-edge technologies to enrich children’s early learning experiences, Sesame Workshop teamed with Qualcomm to create a prototype playset that brings […]

Qualcomm AR Introduces Vuforia™



Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) and Sesame Workshop, the producer behind Sesame Street, have joined forces to explore augmented reality experiences for children that encourage learning and imagination. A longtime advocate of embracing cutting-edge technologies to enrich children’s early learning experiences, Sesame Workshop teamed with Qualcomm to create a prototype playset […]

Qualcomm News and Events – Press Releases Qualcomm and Sesame ...



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Scientists Hack Kinect to Study Glaciers and Asteroids By Adam Mann SAN FRANCISCO — Last summer, Ken Mankoff shimmied through zero-degree water and mud into a small cavern underneath Rieperbreen Glacier in Svalbard, Norway, holding a Microsoft Kinect wrapped inside a waterproof bag. Using the little toy, originally meant as a […]

Kinect Hacking A Glacier