New iPhones may spur a surge in augmented reality

The runaway success of "Pokemon Go" last year taught the world at least two things. One: Lots of people love Pokemon. And two: Creating good augmented reality - the kind that superimposes 3-D objects into the real world and ...

A sweeter smile through augmented reality

In the future, patients will be able to see the outcome of dental treatment even before the dentist starts working on their teeth. This is made possible by a "virtual mirror" developed by Kapanu, an ETH spin-off.

Are consumers ready to give augmented reality a try?

You might have gotten a taste of "augmented reality," the blending of the virtual and physical worlds, as you chased on-screen monsters at real-world landmarks in last year's gaming sensation, "Pokemon Go."

Apple's next big leap might be into augmented reality

Apple's iPhone may be ready for its next big act—as a springboard into "augmented reality," a technology that projects life-like images into real-world settings viewed through a screen.

Apple's big wow moments: a voice speaker and augmented reality

Apple fans, don't fear. The iPhone maker has finally jumped into two of the hottest tech trends of the last two years—augmented reality and voice-activated speakers, with a promise to dominate these markets pioneered by ...

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