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USC Games announces first student games expo

USC Games announces first student games expo


Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by

USC Games announced that its inaugural USC Games Expo will take place on May 9th, presented by Los Angeles-based mobile games company Jam City, a developer of mobile games like Cookie Jam, Panda Pop and Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. The event will provide a hands-on look at the future of interactive entertainment, showcasing games and innovations created by the next g...


Mobile website or mobile app, the changing tides

Mobile website or mobile app, the changing tides


Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by

Programming with native mobile languages has been the keystone way of producing a rock-solid mobile app since the beginning of the mobile app stores, and there’s good reason. After-all, programming as close to the hardware layer as possible is usually your safest bet, and using the language the manufacture fully supports will get that job done with less headaches.But in...


GDC 2018 breaks attendance records

GDC 2018 breaks attendance records


Monday, April 02, 2018 by

The 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) ended after a week of networking, learning and inspiration. This year, the event saw a record attendance of 28,000 industry professionals at San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center from March 19-23. GDC and VRDC will be returning to the Moscone Convention Center on Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22, 2019. The call for submi...


DeveloperWeek 2018 roundup

DeveloperWeek 2018 roundup


Thursday, March 22, 2018 by

DeveloperWeek 2018, held recently in the SF Bay Area, is part of the largest series of completely developer-focused events in the world, with conferences also held in New York and Austin. It is a testament to the fact that “software rules the world” that around 8000 developers turned up for various parts of DeveloperWeek, which included a large two-day Hackathon, a fren...


GDC 2018 is better than ever

GDC 2018 is better than ever


Tuesday, March 20, 2018 by

The 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) kicked off its 32nd edition at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Adding to GDC’s lineup of lectures, tutorials, roundtable discussions and networking events, GDC 2018 will feature the Vision Track, a series of mini-keynotes designed to provoke and inspire, which will be presented by speakers including Supercell’s C...


Upskill closes in on $17.2M from investors

Upskill closes in on $17.2M from investors


Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by

Upskill has announces that it has raised $17.2 million in new capital to support increased growth and product development. The funding round adds new investors including Accenture and Cisco Investments, as well as continued participation from Boeing HorizonX, GE Ventures, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and other industrial-focused investors.This latest financing build...


AR app from The Red Cross shows the devistation of war

AR app from The Red Cross shows the devistation of war


Thursday, March 08, 2018 by

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has unveiled “Enter the room,” an augmented reality experience for iOS app users. In a narrative told through the eyes of a child, the free app provides a visceral, first-person experience of war at a family’s doorstep. Entering through a portal on the screen of their device, users see the brutal impact of years of fig...


Mobile marketers should use video more report finds

Mobile marketers should use video more report finds


Tuesday, March 06, 2018 by

YouAppi has announced the results of its second annual CMO Mobile Marketing Guide, which highlights opportunities for mobile marketers over the next 12 months. Video emerged the clear winner, with 85 percent of marketers planning to increase their investment in video during 2018, up a full 10 percent from 2017. Over three-quarters of respondents cited video as very or c...


Developers outlook 2018: big technologies, big changes

Developers outlook 2018: big technologies, big changes


Tuesday, March 06, 2018 by

In 2018 changes in the technology landscape are creating fantastic opportunities for innovation in design and engineering. For decades, computers featured a TV screen for output, a keyboard for text input, and a mouse to point and click. Just a few years ago, the iPhone transformed everything by putting the first well-designed computer with a touchscreen in our pockets....


Bitcoin job skills are hot says latest report

Bitcoin job skills are hot says latest report


Monday, February 12, 2018 by

Upwork has released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills in a quarterly series that sheds light on new and emerging skills as an indication of hot freelance job market trends. According to a recent study, 57.3 million Americans (36 percent of the U.S. workfor...


Overstock executive named co-chair of VRARA Retail Committee

Overstock executive named co-chair of VRARA Retail Committee


Friday, January 12, 2018 by

Months after Overstock.com, announced the launch of its augmented reality (AR) feature within its iOS shopping app, the organization’s senior vice president of software engineering, Amit Goyal, was named as the chair to VR/AR Association (VRARA)’s global retail and e-commerce committee. Along with Goyal’s responsibility as chair, he will serve as president of the newly ...


Oracle weighs in on chatbots for enterprise developers

Oracle weighs in on chatbots for enterprise developers


Tuesday, December 05, 2017 by

From self-service to instant payments, the chatbot industry has seen great things from the latest advents in the field of AI. That's why we sat down with Oracle to learn more about how with all these new changes in the messaging industry enterprise can see the value that can be attained by adoption.We recently had a conversation with Suhas Uliyar, Vice President, A...


Women Who Tech launches competition for women startup founders

Women Who Tech launches competition for women startup founders


Monday, December 04, 2017 by

Women Who Tech has announced the launch of Women Startup Challenge: Emerging Tech, a pitch competition to showcase top early-stage women-led technology startups focused on Augmented Reality, Blockchain, IoT, Space and Robotics, Transportation, Biotech, Virtual Reality, Energy, and Agriculture tech. Aimed at closing the gender gap in the tech sector, the startup challeng...


Umajin Immerse just launched

Umajin Immerse just launched


Monday, November 20, 2017 by

Umajin Immerse has announced the launch of Umajin Immerse, a development platform that includes 3D, Digital Agents, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), offline mapping and simplified and secure provisioning of enterprise data resources. The platform is used to drive innovation and digital transformation for enterprises, allowing rapid deployment of digital pro...


ViroCore launched to build immersive AR apps

ViroCore launched to build immersive AR apps


Friday, November 17, 2017 by

Viro Media has announces the launch of ViroCore, a SceneKit equivalent for Android enabling native AR/VR development using Java. ViroCore supports ARCore, Google Cardboard, Daydream and Gear VR.With ViroCore, Android developers can now build immersive standalone AR/VR apps or add features like Snapchat’s Lenses into their existing apps using familiar languages and tools...


Developing in AR with Thyng

Developing in AR with Thyng


Monday, November 06, 2017 by

Augmented reality (AR) has gotten a lot of attention of late, with Apple and Google respectively launching ARKit and ARCore to help mobile app developers embrace AR. Well-known brands like Ikea and Strava have deployed ARKit apps, and many app developers are contemplating building AR elements into existing apps or coding new AR apps from scratch.In Chicago, startup Thyn...


Learning ARKit for the average iOS developer

Learning ARKit for the average iOS developer


Monday, November 06, 2017 by

Augmented Reality is not new and developers already have tools to create augmented reality (AR) apps. But with Apple’s brand-new ARKit, we’re going to see a massive shift in the landscape as this new framework simplifies the process of building AR experiences for iPhone and iPad. With ARKit in their arsenal, developers are presented with a golden opportunity a...


Using ARKit to provide a mobile content experience

Using ARKit to provide a mobile content experience


Thursday, November 02, 2017 by

With the launch of iOS 11 came a variety of new features - the most prominent being ARKit. As defined by Apple, "The basic requirement for any AR (Augmented Reality) experience - and the defining feature of ARKit - is the ability to create and track a correspondence between the real-world space the user inhabits and a virtual space where you can model visual content." A...


AutoMobility LA hosts 2017 Hackathon to tackle LA congestion

AutoMobility LA hosts 2017 Hackathon to tackle LA congestion


Thursday, October 26, 2017 by

The LA Auto Show and AutoMobility LA has announced plans for its 2017 Hackathon, sponsored by Honda Innovations. The Hackathon, which will be hosted by AutoMobility LA for the first time, will take place over a period of 24 hours, November 27-28 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.For this year’s Hackathon, developers will be asked to tackle the transportation and mobi...


Crossfield Digital talks sports apps and feature creep

Crossfield Digital talks sports apps and feature creep


Thursday, October 26, 2017 by

Crossfield Digital, a New York headquartered development stsudio, is a member of the RSE Ventures family of companies. Crossfield boasts clients like the International Champions Cup, Red Bull Global Rallycross and Bleacher Report, but is equally experienced with entrepreneurs in a broad range of industries who are trying to build exciting new products. Last month, ...


Creating apps for iPhone X with newly opened doors

Creating apps for iPhone X with newly opened doors


Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by

Over the past ten years of new iPhones, Apple has introduced features - some with little fanfare and others as marquee parts of the new phones - which cause a seismic shift in user behavior. Shifts in user behavior create opportunities for app developers to create enduring brands and experiences.The Apps of TomorrowAn analysis of some of these features and the enduring ...


Automotive startup competition 2017 finalists

Automotive startup competition 2017 finalists


Monday, October 09, 2017 by

The Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show) and AutoMobility LA has announced the finalists for its 2017 Top Ten Automotive Startups Competition (Top Ten) presented by Magna International, Inc. Selected from nearly 300 applicants, these innovative finalists were chosen based on a number of different criteria including the potential to greatly impact the daily transportatio...


ARCam augmented reality App launched by Cheetah Mobile

ARCam augmented reality App launched by Cheetah Mobile


Tuesday, October 03, 2017 by

Cheetah Mobile Inc. has announced their latest app, ARCam, which allows users to create a 3D moment by inserting augmented reality features into photos and videos. ARCam was built on Apple’s ARKit introduced with iOS 11 and is available now for download at ARCam App Store.“ARCam is a new, streamlined app that allows people to have more fun with their phone camera than e...


AR and deep neural networks collide to provide ModiFace

AR and deep neural networks collide to provide ModiFace


Thursday, September 28, 2017 by

ModiFace has announced a new live video based hair tracking and hair color simulation technology utilizing a deep neural network architecture. The new deep learning architecture utilizes a set of collaborative neural networks to detect hair in each video frame and to adjust the coloration of hair in a photo-realistic way. The implementation also utilizes the latest mach...


Mira raises $1M for their AR headset Prism

Mira raises $1M for their AR headset Prism


Monday, September 25, 2017 by

Mira has recently raised $1 million Seed Plus funding round led by Greylock Partners, Founders Fund Angel, and Macro Ventures, bringing Mira’s total funding raised to date to $2.5 million. The additional funding will be used to provide more resources to the burgeoning developer community and bolster Mira’s content partnership initiatives. Additionally, Mira announced th...


Shopping in AR is the future says Overstock

Shopping in AR is the future says Overstock


Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Overstock.com, Inc. will be launching augmented reality (AR) within the retailer’s iOS shopping app. Shoppers using a cell phone or tablet with iOS11 can launch the AR experience directly from the retailer’s app, which features true-to-life-size 3D models, giving shoppers the most accurate representation of the product as possible so they can see exactly how it will fit...


What the iPhone X and iOS 11 mean to app developers

What the iPhone X and iOS 11 mean to app developers


Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by

The excitement of Apple launch day always reminds me of the Willy Wonka “opening of the gates”, you know - where the public gets a peek inside Apple's secret factory for a brief moment. But this year the Apple event feels a bit different. Maybe it’s the recent leaks, maybe it’s because we all know Apple is facing a ceiling of innovation they have to punch through - and ...


Mobile GPS Tracking app Chirp GPS launches 3.0

Mobile GPS Tracking app Chirp GPS launches 3.0


Monday, September 04, 2017 by

Chirp GPS, the professional mobile GPS tracking mobile app and website used by hundreds of thousands of professionals, has announced that the long awaited version 3.0 is now available for download in the Apple app store and Google play store.The update comes after a year in research and development, and through watching how users engaged with Chirp GPS in their daily li...


Google ARCore SDK releases Unreal Engine support

Google ARCore SDK releases Unreal Engine support


Friday, September 01, 2017 by

Google has announced ARCore, bringing augmented reality (AR) functionality to Android smartphones. Developers can immediately get started with Google’s developer preview of ARCore, which also includes Unreal Engine support. ARCore enables AR development across Android ecosystem, giving developers the ability to make compelling AR experiences without the need for any add...


Coresystems-SightCall partnership brings AR to field service

Coresystems-SightCall partnership brings AR to field service


Monday, August 28, 2017 by

Coresystems, a provider of cloud-based field service and workforce management software, has announced its partnership with SightCall, a video communications cloud platform. The partnership will bring the augmented reality (AR) functionalities of SightCall’s Video Assistance to Coresystems’ field service solution, allowing for field technicians to leverage augmented remo...


Building a viral app platform

Building a viral app platform


Monday, August 28, 2017 by

With the 1 year anniversary of Pokemon Go fresh in our minds, it's fair to wonder why more mobile games have not reached the same level of success. Many have made an initial splash but failed to maintain the momentum necessary to achieve viral status. One notable exception is Trivia Crack. Since it's release in 2013, the mobile gaming sensation has been downloaded more ...


AR experience to be provided as New York Jets team up with Xperiel

AR experience to be provided as New York Jets team up with Xperiel


Friday, August 18, 2017 by

To kick-off the 2017-2018 NFL season, the New York Jets and Xperiel, inventor of the Real World Web (RWW) platform, are announcing a partnership to bring football fans’ favorite in-stadium activities right to their fingertips. Starting on September 24, during the home game against the Miami Dolphins, fans using the New York Jets app will be able to participate in custom...


iOS 11 developer tips to maximize your opportunities

iOS 11 developer tips to maximize your opportunities


Friday, August 04, 2017 by

One decade after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple is set to introduce the latest iOS. Deemed by the tech behemoth as the world's most advanced mobile operating system, iOS 11, still in public beta test, is packed with capabilities designed to help developers create cohesive and immersive user experiences. Following are new features and long-anticipated upgrades inc...


Appy Pie App Sheets feature

Appy Pie App Sheets feature


Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Appy Pie, a cloud-based mobile application builder platform just announced the launch of its App Sheets feature, which allows business owners to link all of their Google Spreadsheets and Forms into an app to modify in real-time. Appy Pie’s newest feature allows users to have access to their Google Spreadsheets or Forms directly from the Appy Pie app to instantly add, mo...


10 years after the iPhone launch here is how people feel now

10 years after the iPhone launch here is how people feel now


Thursday, June 29, 2017 by

To coincide with the 10th anniversary of the launch of iPhone, Axway has published results from a survey that examines the role that smartphones play in enhancing consumer lives with improved services and experiences, and how consumers would like to see the smartphone evolve in future. The survey of 1,200 U.S. consumers found that consumers value data security and priva...


Multiplayer arena and game builder released by uGen World

Multiplayer arena and game builder released by uGen World


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by

uGen World, an indie game studio, has announced the launch of a cross-platform virtual playground for gamers to build, share, and play called Q.U.I.R.K.. Q.U.I.R.K. (Quantum Universe Interaction and Replication Kit) is directed by user feedback and fueled by user-generated content so players can enjoy an ever-changing selection of fun and innovative games. Q.U.I.R.K. al...


Memery launches a new drone video app called Dragonfly

Memery launches a new drone video app called Dragonfly


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by

Memery a provider of location based video apps, announces the launch of Dragonfly, a complete solution for drone video. While the company has also added Darren Liccardo, former DJI executive and drone technology expert, to its advisory board. Available now on the App Store the launch kicks off the Try Dragonfly in July promotional event. For the next month Dra...


Augmented Reality dating coming soon

Augmented Reality dating coming soon


Thursday, June 08, 2017 by

Artha Holding, LLC announced that it will release the first Augmented Reality dating app, FlirtAR, in the Fall of 2017. In development since March 2017, FlirtAR promises to change the future of digital matchmaking forever.According to Renan Godinho, founder of FlirtAR, "FlirtAR will use facial recognition, geolocation, and augmented reality to show user dating profiles ...


wrnch debuts latest AR tech at Augmented World Expo 2017

wrnch debuts latest AR tech at Augmented World Expo 2017


Friday, June 02, 2017 by

Computer vision start up, wrnch, uses deep learning to turn your smartphone into a motion capture device and find people in the pixels.Motion capture is the process of digitizing human form and movement. Professional motion capture systems have revolutionized movies, video games, VR, sports analytics and clinical medicine. Up until now, motion capture was expensive, lim...


The Future of AR in mobile apps

The Future of AR in mobile apps


Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by

Augmented reality: the shiny new toy that every company wants to get their hands on and be a part of. Since Facebook launched its AR platform a few weeks ago at F8, augmented reality has now become the standard in which companies must reach to achieve complete consumer interaction.While there is still a lot to discover and unleash when it comes to the capabilities of AR...


Digital transformation wave reaches the sports industry

Digital transformation wave reaches the sports industry


Thursday, May 25, 2017 by

Built.io, a provider of digital transformation solutions, has announced the general availability of its Digital Fan Experience Platform, which allows sports franchises to reinvent how they connect with their fans - during game time and beyond.Now, sports franchises around the world have access to the same award-winning platform from Built.io that helped NBA teams like t...


Drag and drop game creator studio GameMaker updates to version 2

Drag and drop game creator studio GameMaker updates to version 2


Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by

YoYo Games’ recently launched cross-platform 2D game engine, GameMaker Studio 2, is now available in a convenient education package specifically for schools and their students. Any approved university or school affiliate will now have access to a free trial version with zero time restrictions/commitments and a simple option to upgrade to the full version. Educational in...


The cloud is changing under our nose according to Packet

The cloud is changing under our nose according to Packet


Tuesday, May 23, 2017 by

We recently sat down with Zac Smith, CEO of Packet to talk about the challenges with existing cloud and infrastructure solutions for the modern app developer. As new and emerging technologies and consumer experiences including IoT, virtual/augmented reality, mobile gaming, drones, and autonomous cars become more common, developers building apps to power these things wil...


Bringing LEGO minifigures to life using AR and emotion recognition

Bringing LEGO minifigures to life using AR and emotion recognition


Wednesday, May 03, 2017 by

Goran Vuksic, an iOS developer for Tattoodo, has made a unique new application that is helping make childhood dreams come alive. The app uses emotional AI and Augmented Reality SDK's that help transform miniature LEGO characters into interactive models. The project responds to a user's facial features by analyzing and projecting the user's current mood onto the LEGO cha...


An augmented reality game for DJI drone users

An augmented reality game for DJI drone users


Tuesday, May 02, 2017 by

Edgybees just launched a new augmented reality (AR) mobile application that is compatible with DJI drones, including the older Phantom 3, the Phantom 4 and the new Mavic Pro. Developed using DJI’s software development kit, the 'Drone Prix' is the first ever AR mobile app created specifically for DJI’s aerial platforms, allowing users, especially new drone pilots, to mas...


The intersection of AR, IoT, and Apps in the legal realm

The intersection of AR, IoT, and Apps in the legal realm


Thursday, April 27, 2017 by

In 2007 the Apple gave us the iPhone and Apps became the rage. While the term “Internet for things” was first coined 1999 by Kevin Ashton (one of the founders of the original Auto-ID Center at MIT), in 2013 the Global Standards Initiative on Internet of Things defined the term as “the infrastructure of the information society.” AR, or Augmented Reality, unlike virtual r...


The marketing secrets of the most popular apps

The marketing secrets of the most popular apps


Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Stefan Benndorf, Managing Director & COO, AppLiftThe most successful apps are engaging and well-designed, but that is not the only reason why they’re popular. The Angry Birds and Pokémon GO's of the world owe much of their success to masterful marketing. Americans spend nearly 80 percent of their time on mobile phones in their three...


NVIDIA hosts eighth annual GPU Technology Conference

NVIDIA hosts eighth annual GPU Technology Conference


Wednesday, April 05, 2017 by

NVIDIA will host its eighth annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC) on May 8-11, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang will deliver a keynote on Wednesday, May 10, to an expected audience of 8,000 attendees.GTC is the largest event of the year for developers, data scientists and executives in the fields of artificial intelligence,...


What we learned at GDC 2017, and dates for GDC 2018 announced

What we learned at GDC 2017, and dates for GDC 2018 announced


Monday, March 13, 2017 by

The 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world’s largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, concluded a successful week of networking, learning and inspiration. In total, the conference hosted more than 26,000 professional attendees, 500 lectures, panels, tutorials and roundtable discussions, and ...


Game Developers Choice Awards game of the year goes to..

Game Developers Choice Awards game of the year goes to..


Friday, March 03, 2017 by

Blizzard Entertainment’s popular and stylish multiplayer shooter, Overwatch, was honored with the prize for Game of the Year at this year's 17th annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) ceremony during the 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC) at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Overwatch’s carefully calibrated balance and polished gameplay mechanics also earned ...


Apps will soon have to be compatible with over 100 devices

Apps will soon have to be compatible with over 100 devices


Friday, February 24, 2017 by

The Mobile World Congress 2017 has prompted AppFutura to release a report with keys to create a mobile app with the collaboration of development companies worldwide. Main conclusions show that apps will have to be more dynamic and adapt to the increasing number of devices and technologies available, still far from the mobile market full potential.Mobile applications hav...


All eyes on Mobile World Conference 2017

All eyes on Mobile World Conference 2017


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by

As all eyes turn to the Mobile World Conference (MWC) in Barcelona this month (27 February - 4 March, 2017), Ovum’s analyst team have gathered their views regarding what they expect to see at the world’s largest and most highly regarded mobile industry event.A key theme, which recurs throughout the report is the belief that MWC 2017 will mark a further shift in the evol...


Drag and drop app building platform now includes VR/AR elements

Drag and drop app building platform now includes VR/AR elements


Sunday, February 05, 2017 by

Appy Pie, a cloud-based mobile application builder platform, has announced the integration of their newest virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) features into their no-code platform, allowing small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) to easily integrate immersive technology into their apps, further enhancing the user experience. That means that there is nothing...


Virtual reality gambling expected to grow 800 percent by 2021

Virtual reality gambling expected to grow 800 percent by 2021


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by

How virtual reality will transport casino players and their friends to exciting locations for their online gambling experience.With the advances in technology and the corresponding growth in interest from major key players, VR is now in a position where the market can finally take off. Juniper released its study late last year into augmented reality across multi platfor...


GDC says HTC Vive outpaces Oculus Rift as the most popular VR / AR platform

GDC says HTC Vive outpaces Oculus Rift as the most popular VR / AR platform


Thursday, January 12, 2017 by

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the fifth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the games industry ahead of GDC 2017 this February.  Here are some of the many learnings from the survey of more than 4,500 game developers who have attended GDC in the last three years.Game Makers are feeling optim...


Moverio BT300 Developer Edition released for developing AR apps

Moverio BT300 Developer Edition released for developing AR apps


Friday, January 06, 2017 by

Create AR apps, including DJI drone apps, with the Epson Moverio BT-300 developer edition smart eyewear kit.Epson, providers of the Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart eyewear platform, has announced the immediate availability of its Moverio BT-300 Developer Edition. The new AR platform is designed for software developers creating new experiences in augmented...


UK video games industry to grow in 2017 says new TIGA report

UK video games industry to grow in 2017 says new TIGA report


Tuesday, January 03, 2017 by

TIGA reports that the UK video games industry would increase investment and expand employment in 2017. They made the comments in their latest Business Opinion Survey 2016/17. The report was based on a survey of 50 games businesses including small, medium and large firms, developing games across mobile/tablet, VR, PC and console.  TIGA's Business Opinion Survey 2016...


Finch Shift VR Kit to accelerate consumers' interest to virtual reality

Finch Shift VR Kit to accelerate consumers' interest to virtual reality


Tuesday, December 27, 2016 by

In spite of billions of dollars invested in virtual reality startups, current market demand for VR gadgets is significantly below earlier predictions. The industry experts see the mobile VR segment as the key to the doors to virtual reality consumer adoption. Tractica researchers forecast global sales of smartphone-powered VR devices to reach 323 million units between 2...


Okularion: The first VR and AR headset in one

Okularion: The first VR and AR headset in one


Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by

HKLA Studio has released Okularion, the first standalone wireless mixed reality (virtual reality and augmented reality) headset on the market. The headset is available through a Kickstarter campaign for a special early bird pricing of $200 and will retail under $300, including two controllers. Okularion is designed to allow the user the freedom to experience AR and VR w...


Celeno and NGCodec join forces for zero latency VR

Celeno and NGCodec join forces for zero latency VR


Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by

Celeno Communications have joined forces to deliver a wireless virtual reality (VR) solution.At the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, experts from both companies will showcase NGCodec's zero latency RealityCodec H.265/HEVC video compression technology running over Celeno's 802.11ac 5GHz Wi-Fi link for VR applications—the world's first demo of ...


The exploratory research to see how VR can help children with Cerebral Palsy

The exploratory research to see how VR can help children with Cerebral Palsy


Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by

Design Interactive, Inc. has announced that it received an Early-concept Grant for Exploratory Research by the National Science Foundation to use VR to help children with Cerebral Palsy. The grant falls under the NSF's General & Age Related Disabilities Engineering program that supports research that will lead to the development of new technologies, devices, or soft...


Unity hires some AI and Machine learning muscle

Unity hires some AI and Machine learning muscle


Monday, December 12, 2016 by

Unity announced that it has hired Dr. Danny Lange as VP of AI and Machine Learning. He joins from Uber, where he was head of machine learning.At Uber, Lange led the efforts to build the world’s most versatile Machine Learning platform to support Uber’s hyper growth.  As head of machine learning, Lange will lead Unity’s efforts around AI (Artificia...


NeoFur is now available for the Unity game engine

NeoFur is now available for the Unity game engine


Saturday, December 03, 2016 by

Neoglyphic Entertainment, a story company building advanced entertainment technologies, announced the release of its award-winning 3D graphics technology NeoFur for the Unity game development platform. Previously available only on Unreal Engine 4 and in closed beta for Unity, NeoFur is an easy-to-use, in-editor tool that simplifies the creative process for developers. T...


Unity and Xiaomi team up

Unity and Xiaomi team up


Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by

Unity Technologies and Xiaomi have revealed additional details on the recent partnership agreement as both companies scale to serve consumers and developers worldwide. As one of the top Android device makers in China, Xiaomi boasts one of the world’s most engaged audiences, with the MIUI app store seeing more than 50 billion downloads to date. Unity developers will have...


$30 ZapBox Mixed Reality kit launches on Kickstarter

$30 ZapBox Mixed Reality kit launches on Kickstarter


Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by

Zappar, an Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality technology company, has announce the launch of ZapBox, an affordable yet advanced way of bringing Mixed Reality experiences to the world. Combining a smartphone app with clever cardboard components, ZapBox lets you engage with virtual experiences that appear in your real world environment. All for just $30.Until now this ...


Autodesk announces platform enhancements for AR and VR

Autodesk announces platform enhancements for AR and VR


Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by

At Autodesk University, Autodesk, Inc. has introduced new AR/VR capabilities to drive immersive real-time industry experiences and shared its plans to use Forge as its common data environment and engine for simplifying its own product offerings.Autodesk has aggressively broadened the Forge platform and ecosystem in the past twelve months. The most recent platform enhanc...


5 app monetization strategies to remember in 2016

5 app monetization strategies to remember in 2016


Monday, October 31, 2016 by

Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence, deep learning and user interfaces, our mobile devices are more accessible and user-friendly than ever before. People are downloading more apps and spending more time in those apps. There are now over four million apps in the Apple and Google app stores – Apple received 75,000-80,000 app submissions per month in last few mon...


What the mobile AR phenomenon has taught us about security

What the mobile AR phenomenon has taught us about security


Thursday, October 13, 2016 by

The extraordinary success of Pokémon Go has been surprising, even in the rapidly changing paradigm of the mobile application space. The game, which allows users to hunt down and capture virtual monsters, uses Augmented Reality (AR) technology to display the creatures in real world locations such as parks, homes, and offices.Pokémon Go has already broken five Guinness Wo...


Want to work as a freelancer, your not alone

Want to work as a freelancer, your not alone


Tuesday, October 04, 2016 by

In this day and age, to not need a secured biweekly salary of a 9-5 job is akin to winning the career lottery. Well, it may not be quite as rare, given that there are currently 53 million Americans who are currently freelancers, which represent just 34% of the total U.S. labor force, but one can say this is indeed the dream of most Americans in the labor force. The dema...


New Mastercard Developers Program Offers a Suite of New Commerce API's

New Mastercard Developers Program Offers a Suite of New Commerce API's


Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by

Mastercard is making it even easier for developers to create next-generation commerce solutions with the launch of Mastercard Developers. This single gateway enables Mastercard partners to access a diverse range of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) across payments, data and security. The platform also includes a ‘New and Experimental’ API category...


BYOD nightmare: Pokemon Go

BYOD nightmare: Pokemon Go


Wednesday, September 07, 2016 by

Pokémon Go, the smartphone game that became an overnight worldwide sensation, may be more than the latest technology must-have. The cute augmented reality app could actually provide cybercriminals an entry point to your business and personal files.Company security directors were already wringing their hands over employees who mix their work and private information on th...


Creator of LureDeals Talks About Capitalizing on Pokemon Go Traffic

Creator of LureDeals Talks About Capitalizing on Pokemon Go Traffic


Saturday, August 27, 2016 by

Britt White is a former hog wrestling world champion, but most recently gained notoriety for Lure Deals, which provides marketing opportunities for Pokémon GO. He has been a part of the Austin tech community for a few years now and runs TKM Labs, a digital agency and virtual reality firm focused on tackling industry specific issues utilizing VR and AR across areas like ...


How Will Pokemon Go Change the Way Developers Build Apps

How Will Pokemon Go Change the Way Developers Build Apps


Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by

Guest Submission by TJ VanToll, developer advocate for Progress It seems like everyone is playing Pokémon Go, the Pokémon collecting application that took the world’s mobile devices by storm. While the gaming phenomenon is all the rage among individual users who have got to catch ‘em all, the app’s innovative combo of GPS and augmented reality (AR) technologie...


CTIA Super Mobility 2016 Dives Deep Into Connectivity and IoT

CTIA Super Mobility 2016 Dives Deep Into Connectivity and IoT


Tuesday, August 02, 2016 by

CTIA Super Mobility 2016 will offer an in-depth focus on the vertical markets that comprise the connected life for business, home, networks, retail, health, auto, media and money. The event will be held September 7 - 9, 2016 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.The event includes exhibits, keynotes and interactive smart experiences that demonst...


Some Advice If You Are Creating AR Games or Geolocating Kids Like Pokémon GO

Some Advice If You Are Creating AR Games or Geolocating Kids Like Pokémon GO


Friday, July 15, 2016 by

For years, I’ve been talking about free, downloadable smartphone apps as creepware that is designed with one major purpose – to spy on you and your children. Creepware is a form of malware that spies on you for whatever reason the developer chose – either to listen in on your microphone, covertly take pictures of you and your surrounds or even worse, to ultimately steal...