Apple Holds the Keys to the Future of Mixed Reality

Since their acquisition of Augmented Reality innovators Metaio in May 2015, the expectation has been that Apple has something up it's sleeve. Something that will disrupt the AR / VR sector in the same way they changed mobile technology forever with the iPhone.While there have been a few patents which have been filed and frequent [...]

2017-05-26T13:10:38+00:00May 25th, 2017|

Nice Glasses. But What are You Seeing Through Them?

Creative Developers Will Determine the Winners of the AR Wearable War.The recent explosion in Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality and Virtual Reality glasses (which to spare my RSI I’ll from now on refer to as altered reality) has seen almost a device a week appearing. The speed of development and announcements will no doubt see the [...]

2017-05-26T13:10:38+00:00March 6th, 2015|

The Future of AR and Photography

3D depth sensing cameras are increasingly becoming a viable addition to mobile devices. In the near future we will start to see mixed reality AR moving away from markers and trigger images.Google are making great strides with their Project Tango.Companies are already producing software which recognises objects and maps your environment from a 2D camera. [...]

2017-05-26T13:10:38+00:00February 12th, 2015|

Can Microsoft’s AR Hololens live up to it’s promise?

The reaction to Microsoft’s sudden entry into the wearable AR technology arena has varied from elation and wonder to outright cynicism. No doubt fuelled by the slightly over polished nature of the promotional mockup videos some are suggesting that much of the content is speculation.We have of course been here before with the great promise [...]

2017-05-26T13:10:38+00:00February 5th, 2015|