Entries in 'augmented reality' (8)

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
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

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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
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