Entries in 'augmented reality' (19)

What's next for Pokémon Go? Niantic on its blockbuster year

What's next for Pokémon Go? Niantic on its blockbuster year

To say that Niantic’s first year as an independent company was special would be massively underselling it. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Katamari's Takahashi releases new Tango AR game Woorld

Katamari's Takahashi releases new Tango AR game Woorld

The latest creation from Katamari Damacy mastermind Keita Takahashi is now available for a very specific group of owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 11:41AM in News
Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

It may not have a VR headset, but Xbox told MCV that the technology is not far from its thoughts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
One third of Valve is now developing VR and AR projects

One third of Valve is now developing VR and AR projects

More than 100 staff at PC giant Valve are working on augmented and virtual reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 21st 2016 at 11:28AM in News

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Katamari Damacy working on Google's Project Tango AR game

Katamari Damacy working on Google's Project Tango AR game

Keita Takahashi, the developer behind cult PlayStation title Katamari Damacy, is working on an augmented reality title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Rovio backs augmented reality to boost High Street retail

Rovio backs augmented reality to boost High Street retail

Angry Birds creator Rovio says that High Street stores should use augmented reality (AR) to make shopping more fun. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2016 at 10:27AM in News
GAME purchases AR company Ads Reality

GAME purchases AR company Ads Reality

After purchasing a minority stake in the firm, GAME has fully acquired augmented reality specialists Ad Reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 4th 2016 at 9:56AM in News
Peter Jackson thinks AR, not VR, is the next big leap

Peter Jackson thinks AR, not VR, is the next big leap

It will be augmented reality, and not virtual reality, that will prove to be the next big technological leap, the director of The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 1:44PM in News

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$3,000 HoloLens Development Edition launches in March

$3,000 HoloLens Development Edition launches in March

Next month will see developers finally get their hands on Microsoft’s augmented reality platform, HoloLens.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 29th 2016 at 2:01PM in News
HoloLens field of view 'like standing 2ft away from a 15" monitor'

HoloLens field of view 'like standing 2ft away from a 15" monitor'

Microsoft has revealed a few more details about its still in-development augmented reality headset HoloLens.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
Magic Leap surpasses $1bn in total funding - report

Magic Leap surpasses $1bn in total funding - report

Magic Leap has raised over $800m in its latest funding round.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 14th 2015 at 6:46PM in News
$3k HoloLens dev kits will start shipping early next year

$3k HoloLens dev kits will start shipping early next year

Microsoft will start shipping dev kits for its augmented reality headset HoloLens during the first quarter of 2016.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 7th 2015 at 2:55PM in News

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Skylanders Battlecast brings physical decks to the card-battling genre

Skylanders Battlecast brings physical decks to the card-battling genre

Activision has announced a new iOS and Android card battling game that will integrate real-world playing cards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 2:06PM in News
Analyst speculates that Nintendo NX could be the first 'social VR' platform

Analyst speculates that Nintendo NX could be the first 'social VR' platform

Nintendo has not been shy in downplaying virtual reality’s social credentials – but perhaps this is exactly the reason why its new NX console WILL be a VR machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2015 at 10:40AM in News
Hololens will not be games-centric at launch

Hololens will not be games-centric at launch

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said that the early days of Hololens will not be focused on the handset’s gaming credentials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
What we thought of Microsoft's HoloLens demo at E3

What we thought of Microsoft's HoloLens demo at E3

One of the most impressive demonstrations at E3 took place during Xbox’s press conference, and centred
on its HoloLens augmented reality tech.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 26th 2015 at 3:00PM in News

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HoloLens was key driver of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition

HoloLens was key driver of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition

Microsoft’s new chief executive has revealed that HoloLens played a crucial role in the company's acquisition of Minecraft creator Mojang.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 5th 2015 at 1:29PM in News
GAME acquires stake in AR developer Ads Reality

GAME acquires stake in AR developer Ads Reality

High Street retailer GAME has purchased a minority stake in UK-based augmented reality company Ads Reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 10:05AM in News
VIDEO: See Microsoft's concept for its Hololens VR headset

VIDEO: See Microsoft's concept for its Hololens VR headset

Hololens represents Microsoft’s long-awaited foray into the world of virtual reality, although interestingly the company has chosen to focus instead on augmented reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 9:45AM in News