Moverio BT300 Developer Edition released for developing AR apps
Friday, January 6, 2017 by Richard Harris
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...
The Future of IoT
Monday, September 26, 2016 by Amit Arora
“There will be 34 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020” as per Business Insider report. “By 2020, there will be close to 10 million Internet of Things developers” predicts Vision Mobile. IoT space is surely booming in leaps and bounds. However, some questions that need an answer include what all it has in store for us in future? How would IoT affect the way...
Today's Gamers Playing Shorter Sessions Than Previous Generations
Monday, August 24, 2015 by Richard Harris
The IEEE has released data which shows today’s gamers play shorter sessions than previous years based on input from gamers across the globe who were invited to view and participate in a interactive timeline launched on Facebook from June 11 – July 13.IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence...
Augumenta Offers New Functionality to Enterprise Smartglass SDK
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by Richard Harris
Augumenta has released new functionality to its Software Development Kit (SDK) for enterprise smartglasses applications. The platform now offers the integration of gesture control and smart surfaces, providing the basis for an enhanced and more productive user interface for augmented reality work spaces.The SDK is being used on a number of smart glasses, such as Google ...
VidyoWorks Launches API for Smart Glass App Development
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
VidyoWorks for smart glasses is a solution that enables hands free video communication and collaboration for augmented reality and see-what-I-see applications. VidyoWorks delivers a scalable video coding (SVC) platform offering error resiliency and the ability to combine workflow integration, performance and scalability to deliver a wearable visual engagement solution.&...
The Future of Google Glass Now That Explorer Program Is Gone
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
It’s all quite on the Google smart glasses front as Google Glass is transitioning under new leadership. This transition was announced innocuously on a blog post last month which announced the “graduation” from Google[x] labs.Here is the meat of the announcement:Since we first met, interest in wearables has exploded and today it’s one of the most exciting areas in t...
Blippar to Release New Augmented Reality Gaming Platform for Google Glass
Friday, May 30, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Earlier this year, Blippar unveiled is augmented reality app on Google Glass, showcasing its fully functional image-recognition capabilities on the device. Now Blippar has announced its latest foray into augmented reality, with proprietary gesture-recognition technology driving its new gaming platform.Blippar's Games for Glass platform is a new gaming ex...
Game Developers Have a Bright Future With Google Glass
Friday, April 25, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Game developers should keep a close eye (pun intended) on Google Glass and its potential to create immersive games. As Google points out, “With tons of tiny sensors and a screen that fits neatly above the eye, Glass is an exciting new place to play.”There are plenty of examples of Augmented Reality devices (we reported on several during GDC) but they tend to be bulky, s...
Skylight SDK Lets You Create Smart Glasses Apps
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 by Richard Harris
Skylight is a software platform from APX Labs that can be used to create smart glasses applications for scenarios where it is desirable for hands-free, in-context, real time information right where work is getting done.It is a complete system managing the user experience on the smart glasses itself and it is the back end platform which powers the business...
OnTheGo Platforms Launches Beta SDK for Smart Glass Augmented Reality Interface
Friday, April 18, 2014 by Richard Harris
OnTheGo Platforms has launched a new type of interface for Smart Glasses, called Ari (Augmented Reality Interface). The company points out that “Voice and touch control work well on smartphones, but smart glasses require a new, intuitive interface.” The companies Ari SDK uses a single outward facing camera to track a user’s hand motions and gestures, enabling ...
Fujitsu Introduces Smart Wearable Glove with Near Field Communication (NFC)
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 by Richard Harris
It’s too bad that Michael Jackson is not still around, because who else would be better to hawk a smart glove? Fujitsu will just have to find another spokesperson for its smart glove, equipped with a Near Field Communication (NFC) tag reader and that features gesture-based input for maintenance and other on-site operations.It’s actually a great idea. Fuji...
LAFORGE Optical Releases Icis Prescription Smart Glasses
Saturday, February 22, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
LAFORGE Optical has announced that it will be releasing Icis, prescription eyewear with a heads-up display (HUD) that provides a user’s smartphone notifications around their field of vision. Icis keeps users connected to the cloud while preserving a clear view of what is going on in front of them. Icis also features a camera, microphone, and speaker to complement t...
Pivothead Wearable Imaging Launches Indiegogo Campaign
Monday, November 18, 2013 by Richard Harris
Pivothead, a leader in wearable
imaging technology, launched an Indiegogo campaign to bring their next
generation Pivothead SMART (Simple Modular
Application-Ready Technology™) line
of feature-rich eyewear to market.
Pivothead SMART provides the full 1080p high definition (HD)
video and 8 megapixel photo capture capability of Pivothead’s award winning