Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon XR2 platform to power next gen mixed reality headsets
At Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit today, Qualcomm revealed Snapdragon XR2, the world’s first 5G-supported XR platform. Qualcomm has included several new improvements to enable improved augmented reality (AR), virtual realit...
Report: Apple is partnering with Valve to develop AR Headset
According to a report by Digitimes, Apple is partnering with Valve, an American video game developer, publisher, and digital distribution company, to develop its AR headset. The report also claims that the headset will be launched...
Apple now offers art-based augmented reality experiences at Apple Stores
As part of the Today at Apple program, Apple Stores worldwide offer several creative sessions for consumers everyday. Apple today announced three new art-based Today at Apple augmented reality experiences, called [AR]T. These ses...
Apple unveils huge update for its AR tools to enable immersive AR experiences
At WWDC yesterday, Apple revealed several advanced tools that will enable developers to create compelling AR experiences. First, Apple announced the new RealityKit that features a photorealistic rendering, environment mapping and ...
Spatial is a new collaboration platform that runs on Microsoft HoloLens
Spatial is a new collaboration platform that will allow users to collaborate, search, and share content as if they were in the same room. Spatial platform supports the following features: Teleport: Virtually feel face to face with...
Microsoft patents radial text interface for typing with controllers
by Lewis White
Microsoft has patented a new radial interface for typing using a game controller. Titled “Text Entry Interface”, the patent shows a wheel with three sections. The letters go backward, right to left, and start with capi...
Facebook now lets users play augmented reality games in Messenger video chats
Video chatting has become integral to many messaging apps. Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and even Instagram now offer users the ability to video call each other with their individual apps. Messenger is taking its own video chats a...