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mixed reality

There Is No Magic in Magic Leap

The company's concept videos were obviously misleading to anyone who cares about mixed reality.
Emanuel Maiberg
8.8.18
vr

Say Nice Things to These Insufferably Cute Plants to Make Them Grow

This augmented reality game lets you say nice things or yell at plants to make them grow or die.
Jon Christian
5.3.18
Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality App Can Translate Sign Language Into Spoken English, and Vice Versa

Students at New York University have created a working prototype of an app that uses machine learning and augmented reality to enable hearing people to understand sign language, and turns spoken words into sign language for the deaf.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.27.18
Augmented Reality

Technologists Use Augmented Reality to Return Stolen Artwork

Thieves stole over $500 million worth of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 28 years ago. Now, technologists are using Apple’s ARKit to bring the paintings back.
Mack DeGeurin
3.22.18
uber self-driving cars

Uber Wants to Fill the Boredom of Self-Driving Cars With VR

The company aims to patent virtual reality technology that lets you jack in while on the road.
Sarah Emerson
3.8.18
Augmented Reality

Internet Artists Invaded the MoMA With a Guerrilla Augmented Reality Exhibit

"Hello, we're from the internet" is an art project that took over the MoMA's Jackson Pollock room without permission.
Mack DeGeurin
3.5.18
ar

Cue Up the 'Pulp Fiction' Dance Scene: This App 3D Projects 2D Movies in Your Living Room

Volume is a new experimental project from artists Or Fleisher and Shirin Anlen.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.29.18
prognostications

In 'Soonish,' a Scientist/Cartoonist Couple Predict Tomorrow's Technologies

From asteroid mining to brain-computer interfaces, ‘Soonish’ explores ten developing technologies with the power to make the future awesome, awful, or a little of both.
Becky Ferreira
11.6.17
Outer Limits

Inside Antarctica's Illicit Gaming Scene

People are going to great lengths to play mobile augmented-reality game 'Ingress' on Earth’s frozen, southernmost continent.
Caroline Haskins
10.26.17
Augmented Reality

‘Holo’ Is a Dumb New Augmented Reality App That You Should Get

Keep technology stupid.
Jordan Pearson
9.20.17
Glass Half Full

We Asked Early Adopters of Google Glass If They're Excited About Version 2.0

After version one inspired a wave of panic about "Glassholes" and was discontinued, Google's parent company Alphabet is trying again—this time, in the workplace.
Carl Franzen
7.18.17
Reality Bites

This AR Measuring Tape App Is Cool, but Don’t Use It for Anything Serious

The creators say it works pretty well, but for anything requiring a 'high accuracy', you're still better off using the real thing for now.
Carl Franzen
6.26.17