Augmented Reality

Virtual Reality - Going Too Far Down the Rabbit Hole

Ran Berger | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Tech
Ran Berger

So, whilst we develop this tech and put it to work, let's try and remember that there's a time and place for virtual and augmented reality. When it stops enhancing and starts replacing our world, it's probably time to take a step back.

Want to Build a Pokémon GO Empire? Here's What You Need to Know

Gary Newe | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Tech
Gary Newe

But as we have seen over the last few weeks, a surge in popularity can leave a company more likely to be exposed to vulnerabilities. Here, we take a look at some of the challenges faced by Niantic Labs and Nintendo and what we can learn from them

Dip Advisor

Caragh Little | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Tech
Caragh Little

I've always loved bad reviews. Opening the weekend papers, I hope that AA Gill or Giles Coren will have had a negative restaurant experience or watched some bad TV, because their negative comments are written with such exquisite disgust and delicious, satisfying venom.

Pokémon Go Shows What Augmented Reality Can Do For Customer Experience

Mark Hillary | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

Everyone is suddenly crazy for Pokémon Go. Nintendo has set the world alight with their Augmented Reality (AR) game and watched their share price soa...

Why You Should Care About Pokemon Go Even If You Are Not a Player

Anastasia Dedyukhina | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Parents
Anastasia Dedyukhina

Augmented reality is here, and is already having a strong impact on everyone's lives, including those who never played a video game in their lives and never heard about augmented reality...

What Politicians Can Learn From Artists About What It Is to Be Human

Scarlett Raven | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Scarlett Raven

Someone once said that all art is political. I'm not sure that is completely true because while many artists do cross into the political arena, there are plenty of others too wrapped up in themselves to care about anything else apart from their own personal universe.

Will Tech Turn Us Into a Nation of 'Passer-Buyers'?

Henry Holland | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Tech
Henry Holland

People are constantly trying to think of new ways that the worlds of fashion and tech can interact and work together. In a world where a new app seems to be made every minute, it is the simple, useful and practical tech that will stand the test of time.

Why It Took Me Twenty Years (And Three Breakdowns) to Finally Feel Part of the Real World

Scarlett Raven | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Scarlett Raven

My OCD became worse when I was around people. So I spent a lot my life escaping into an imaginary world. My art allowed me to concoct a whole new universe without fear, without anxiety. Even now, painting allows me to breath and for the self-doubt to stop.

This Is What It's Like To Look Through Magic Leap's Incredible AR Headset

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Tech

Magic Leap has posted a rare new demo which shows how its augmented reality headset can transform any room into a virtual office, or even an aquarium....

Is Virtual Reality the Ultimate Sword of Damocles?

Dmitry Bagrov | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Tech
Dmitry Bagrov

In 1968 something happened that offered a remarkable insight to the future of the human race. In that year, Ivan Sutherland and Bob Sproull created the world's first virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) head mounted display. They named it the Sword of Damocles.

World's First Live-Streamed Virtual Reality Operation

George Kapellos | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Tech
George Kapellos

Today experts in live streaming 360° and VR Mativision will be broadcasting live through pioneering virtual reality (VR) technology an operation on a patient with colon cancer at The Royal London Hospital. This is a world first.

Virtual Reality Is Dead, Long Live Virtual Reality

Shannon Edwards | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Tech
Shannon Edwards

More than a few us enjoyed a bit of eye rolling when we first heard about Google Glass. From 'ewww, not fashion' to 'creepy' - with some in media having a field day mocking the 'glassholes' who would dare to wear the device (not my joke).

Apple's Next Major Innovation Could Be An Augmented Reality Headset

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Tech

Apple is reportedly working on an augmented reality headset to rival the likes of Microsoft's HoloLens and Google Glass, according to a prominent indu...

BAE Unveils Google Glass For The Battlefield

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Tech

BAE Systems is no stranger to the concept of augmented reality thanks to its Striker II combat helmet. However until now the technology has usually re...

Artist Brings His Tattoo To Life Using Augmented Reality

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Tech

When Australian comic book artist Sutu created his interactive comic Modern Polaxis, little did he realise that he'd be able to bring so much more tha...

This Jaw-Dropping Tech Turns Real Life Into A Video Game

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Tech

Magic Leap is proof of a simple theory: If you throw enough money, and enough brain power at an idea, in the end, you'll always succeed. The augmen...

What's Microsoft HoloLens Like To Use?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

Microsoft HoloLens pretty much stole the show at the Windows 10 press conference. Gone were the questions about when Windows 10 is out, or how much wi...

If Cartoons Invaded Real Life

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech

Sometimes, it can be said, the technology world takes itself a little too seriously. Thankfully Hombre_McSteez is on hand with his iPhone 5s and some ...

Google Investing In Magic, Floating Whales

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Tech

Google has made a huge new investment in some kind of giant, floating whale generator. Or maybe it's just a new type of virtual/augmented reality. ...

5 Cool Products Using Augmented Reality Today

Sharon Jaffe | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Tech
Sharon Jaffe

For years I've been aware of a cool app that allows you to text while seeing where you walk to prevent accidents like falling over... Though despite it being around for years, the integration and adoption of some technologies require a tipping point before they become mainstream.

Google Glass Lets You Fire Gun Around Corners

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Tech

Google Glass can be used for a huge number of things, whether it's getting directions, making people feel uncomfortable in bars or just making cool vi...

'Smart Glasses' Can Translate Foreign Text Automatically

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Tech

A new prototype wearable computer is able to translate foreign text automatically, and project the translation on the page. The glasses by NTT Doco...

Good Service Can Still Be Futuristic

Michelle Mulvey | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Michelle Mulvey

Ultimately the in-store experience should be there to enhance customer service. These experiences should be extensions of the excellent customer care already being provided. If I visit a store to buy a pair of jeans using the Me-Ality Size-Matching Station but there is no-one to help me find the jeans or make well informed recommendations on products, what's the point?

Build A World With Your Hands (And This Amazing Augmented Reality Sandbox)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.08.2013 | UK Tech

An 'augmented reality sandbox' sounds like the kind of standard iOS app that we were all amazed by in 2007, and now ignore in favour of Candy Crush Sa...

IKEA's New App Lets You Test Out Virtual Furniture Before You Buy It

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK Tech

Buying furniture isn't always as easy as it sounds - not least if you happen to live in a metropolis where a cupboard under the stairs counts as a lux...