Tag: augmented reality

  • Technology fades into the background

    At this year’s Google I/O developer conference, CEO Sundar Pichai spoke of how augmented reality (AR) glasses embedded with Google’s real-time translation services could break down the language barrier in face-to-face communication. While not explicitly announcing any hardware, he did show a video with a pair of glasses with a heads-up display that would show the […]

  • Kevin Kelly on Mirrorworld

    Kevin Kelly on Mirrorworld

    Digitizing all the things.

  • IKEA’s augmented reality app

    IKEA’s augmented reality app

    It’s no coincidence that the Swedish home furnishing superstore IKEA timed the announcement of their AR app IKEA Place to drop shortly after Apple’s much anticipated announcement of their AR-optimized phones the iPhone 8 & iPhone X. First announced back in June, the final release of IKEA Place will take advantage of Apple’s ARKit to […]

  • Information Overlord

    Information Overlord

    What if we follow Augmented Reality to it’s ultimate conclusion. Daniel Suarez’s vision of a layer of information and meta-data transposed upon the physical world may be the science fiction of last year but we all know if Google’s Project Glass gets it’s way, it’ll be here soon enough. Things only once written about and mocked up by […]

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