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...
Qualcomm reveals its first dedicated processor for AR, VR and Mixed Reality devices
Qualcomm today revealed the Snapdragon XR1 Platform, the world’s first dedicated processor for AR, VR and Mixed Reality devices. Until now, OEMs were using Snapdragon mobile processors for building XR devices, this new XR1 plat...
Leap Motion shows off a stunning AR user interface for Project North Star
Leap Motion, whose speciality is hand tracking, recently announced a full AR platform called Project North Star. They have since been posting teasers of how the headset is meant to work on their twitter account and what they have ...
Leap Motion unveils a new AR headset that can be manufactured for just $100 at scale
Leap Motion, a company known for its hand tracking sensors, today unveiled a new augmented reality platform. This project codenamed North Star is a full AR platform that will offer better AR experience than any other headset avail...
Facebook is adding AR experiences to Ready Player One and A Wrinkle in time
Facebook is working on a new feature for AR (augmented reality) which the firm calls AR target tracking. The firm says this is the next evolution of their AR platform. Currently, in a closed beta, target tracking allows advertiser...
Microsoft creates several “Reality Rooms” at Garage locations
Microsoft Garage locations around the world has makerspaces which allows Microsoft employees and interns to get hands-on with 3D printing and hardware-oriented projects. Recently, Microsoft has added “Reality Rooms” at these G...