Invisibility cloak that generates virtual images gets closer to realization
New goggle-like device may lead to 3-D augmented reality technology that minimizes visual fatigue
Augmented reality is increasingly becoming… well … a reality. Smartphone apps can point out restaurants as you scan the street with your phone camera or even identify constellations when you point your ...
Holodesk prototype puts life in computers (w/ video)
Microsoft debuts hologram goggles (w/ Video)
Microsoft unveiled headgear on Wednesday that overlays holograms on the real world, in what it touted as the next generation of computing.
Leap Motion offers VR mount for hand recognition device, reveals plans for better VR experience
Improving our depth perception in augmented reality
(Phys.org)—Sports fans have come to expect some of the extras they see on their TV screen, such as the yellow lines that appear on a football field highlighting where the ball needs to go for a first down. Similarly, NASCAR ...
Startup glasses overlay Internet on real world
While Google prepares to release eyewear that provides a window to the Web, a startup on the edge of its campus is readying glasses that overlay the Internet on the world in 3D.
Intel readying to take on Kinect with 3D depth cameras
Researchers unveil new technique to detect bots in casual online games
(Phys.org)—Casual online games, such as FarmVille and Fantastic Contraption, have thousands of enthusiastic followers – but the use of automated "bots" to give some players an advantage is short-changing ...
Research uses muscle activity to move virtual objects (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —Today's smartphones and computers offer gestural interfaces where information arrives at users' fingertips with a swipe of a hand. Still, researchers have found that most technology falls short in making people ...
HIRO III lets you feel what you see on screen (w/ Video)
Atheer Labs demos 3-D virtual object-manipulation goggles
Computing with a wave of the hand (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- The iPhone’s familiar touch screen display uses capacitive sensing, where the proximity of a finger disrupts the electrical connection between sensors in the screen. A competing approach, ...
How bats 'hear' objects in their path
(PhysOrg.com) -- By placing real and virtual objects in the flight paths of bats, scientists at the Universities of Bristol and Munich have shed new light on how echolocation works. Their research is ...