Tag Archives: Augmented Reality

This Augmented Reality Future Looks Like a Living Hell

It’s fun for the occasional tech demo, but now we know the real reason that Google Glass, and other augmented reality solutions, have failed to catch on. The future they’ve promised us will eventually turn into the same nightmare that surfing the web has become—a sea of intrusive ads and countless another annoyances trying to sell you something.

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Ordinary Pilots Are Closer To Getting Fighter Jet-Like Augmented Reality Displays

Let’s face it, there’s a lot of cool tech in the cockpit. But beyond making the flying experience a lot more like Tony Stark’s Iron Man suit, the practical implications of augmented reality technology from head-mounted wearables are enormous. They promise to elevate the amount of useful real-time information available to pilots—and their development is well underway.

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I Used Mini’s Augmented Reality Goggles And Now I Need A Pair

Yes, I look like a complete tool – more so than normal. And that’s just one of the many issues with faceputers. But for those of us that buy cars to drive and not as overpriced fashion statements, Mini’s augmented reality goggles are the fighter jet-style, head-up display of our dreams. I used them and now I need a pair.

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​Mini’s Newest Concept Is A Pair Of Augmented Reality X-Ray Goggles

Google Glass may be dead , but Mini is picking up the awkward, mildly creepy faceputer torch and running with it. It’s called Mini Augmented Vision and they’ll give you x-ray vision.

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​This Is Microsoft’s Vision For The Future Of DIY Repairs

​This Is Microsoft's Vision For The Future Of DIY Repairs

Microsoft showed off a new faceputer today, and while I could quibble about the real-world usability of strapping a honking piece of plastic to your head or the misuse of the word "hologram", I’m way more intrigued with the possibility of someone telling me how I’m screwing up my suspension rebuild in real-time.

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