Augmented Reality

15 AR headsets you need to know about in 2018
July 3rd, 2018 | Augmented Reality
2018 is the year where augmented reality headset development really seems to be heating up! There are way more AR headsets looming around in 2018 than people realise — and not all of them are crazy expensive. Here's a look at the headsets that have me excited about the industry's potential right now.
A glimpse into an augmented fashion filled future
May 5th, 2018 | Augmented Reality, Interviews
Find your current shirt a bit too... flat? Plain? Not interactive enough? Never fear! Patricia Haueiss, an active member of the Australian VR/AR community, put together a prototype for augmented reality fashion. Here's her story!
Tips on augmented reality dev from Mapbox’s AR lead
May 2nd, 2018 | Augmented Reality, Interviews
Adam Debreczeni, Mapbox’s AR Lead and co-founder of Fitness AR (recently acquired by Mapbox!), has lived in the emerging tech industry for quite some time. As Mapbox continues to empower more developers in AR with their SDKs, I thought it'd be good to chat with Adam about the industry and get his tips on it all.
5 questions answered about the Magic Leap One (and 2 we still need answers for!)
December 21st, 2017 | Augmented Reality
The mystery of Magic Leap has been partially unveiled with the announcement of the Magic Leap One headset! Brian Crecente from Rolling Stone's Glixel got to try the tech, write about his experience and interview the founder, Rony Abovitz, about it all. There's a lot there, so here are the questions many have been asking and the answers we have for them now!
Bringing image recognition and image tracking to web AR
November 1st, 2017 | Augmented Reality
Rob Manson and his team at awe.media have managed a fantastic achievement this year — image recognition and image tracking working in web AR! I wanted to ask about how they did it and how developers can try out their mixed reality creation tool.
What is Windows Mixed Reality?
October 16th, 2017 | Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality
Microsoft's HoloLens and their range of VR-style headsets are all Windows Mixed Reality headsets. How can this be? One is an augmented reality headset and the others are virtual reality headsets! We'd previously seen the term mixed reality used to define a certain type of AR... has it changed? I asked around and found the answer. Here's what Windows Mixed Reality is and how it fits in with virtual reality and augmented reality.