DARPA’s Liberty Lifter is designed for transporting large payloads at sea, while their Perceptually-Enabled Task Guidance (PTG) program takes AI assistants to the next level, thanks to AR headsets. Simply put, this program aspires to develop virtual task guidance assistants capable of working with different sensor platforms to help military personnel perform complex physical tasks and expand their skill-sets.
Mojo Vision’s augmented reality smart contact lens is now compatible with Alexa Shopping List that basically puts all items directly in front of your eye. After putting in the Mojo Lens, simply ask Alexa to add items to an Alexa Shopping List before or during a trip to the store. Users can then access their list in their frame of view, while walking down store aisles.
We’ve seen Thor: Ragnarok with lightsabers, now check out Marvel World of Heroes, an AR game by Pokemon GO developer Niantic. Revealed at the D23 Expo today in Anaheim, this augmented reality experience lets players become their own unique Marvel superhero and extend gameplay into the real world.
First, there was the Lenovo ThinkReality A3 augmented reality smartglasses, and now, the Lenovo Glasses T1 wants to take things to the next level. Not only can they be paired to full-function USB-C-equipped Windows, Android, and MacOS devices, but they also connect with Lightning Connector-equipped iOS devices using an optional adapter. Swappable nose clips, adjustable temple arms and support for custom prescription lenses ensure maximum comfort.
There’s officially an Apple event happening on September 7th, and there’s a hidden AR Easter egg that anyone can try out right now. Simply navigate over to the official Apple Events page on an iPhone, tap the logo, and the ARKit augmented-reality viewer built into iOS will be activated, opening a wormhole or portal of sorts.
Jurassic World Dominion’s all-new DinoTracker AR app lets you discover, track, and interact with life-sized dinosaurs in real-life environments. Featuring immersive storytelling through realistic dinosaurs from the film, all brought to life with high-fidelity augmented reality.
When you wear XRAI Glass, phone-tethered augmented reality (AR) smartglasses, you’ll be able to read speech in real-time through closed captioning. Put simply, the XRAI Glass software automatically converts audio into a subtitled version of conversation which will then appear on the user’s glasses screen.
Forget Photoshop, Apple RoomPlan, powered byARKit, lets you use the iPhone or iPad’s LiDAR Scanner to create a 3D floor plan for just about any room, complete with characteristics like dimensions as well as type of furniture included. In other words, you can clear out a fully furnished room using this tool and see how it would look empty.
The Ingka Group has just launched IKEA Kreativ, an AI-driven digital design experience. This offering from the largest IKEA retailer features an intuitive new experience that gives customers a lifelike, fully integrated way to design and visualize their own living spaces using their computers or smartphones.
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Parker Ortolani discovered a trademark for “RealityOS” that was submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) back on December 8, 2021 for categories such as “peripherals,” “software,” and “wearable computer hardware.” Despite the trademark being filed by a mysterious Realityo Systems LLC, it could hint at an upcoming AR / VR glasses reveal at WWDC 2022.