Entries in 'ar' (20)

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
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
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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AMD spins-off graphics division, will focus on GPUs and VR

AMD spins-off graphics division, will focus on GPUs and VR

AMD’s graphics card offering is now a business all of its own.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:37AM in News
Augmented reality start-up CastAR raises $15m

Augmented reality start-up CastAR raises $15m

Augmented reality firm CastAR has raised more than $15m in a Series A funding round.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 20th 2015 at 6:26AM in News
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
AR is not compelling enough for consumers yet, says Oculus

AR is not compelling enough for consumers yet, says Oculus

VR giant Oculus says that augmented reality has failed to capture the mass-market so far.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 13th 2015 at 10:02AM in News

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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
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

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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
Digital pet Animin to be backed by £300k marketing campaign

Digital pet Animin to be backed by £300k marketing campaign

Digital pet app Animin is to be supported by a £300,000 marketing campaign when it comes to stores this November.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2014 at 11:50AM in News
AR glasses from ex-Valve staff appear on Kickstarter

AR glasses from ex-Valve staff appear on Kickstarter

The former head of Valve’s hardware division Jeri Ellsworth and ex-graphics technology dev Rick Johnson have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for augment reality glasses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 9:38AM in News
New Xbox Glasses patent discovered

New Xbox Glasses patent discovered

Fresh evidence suggests that Microsoft is indeed planning to release some sort of head-mounted display for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 10:32AM in News