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Augmented Reality

This country wants to use VR to check if elderly people are fit to drive

December 1st, 2021

South Korea plans to use virtual reality driving tests to see if elderly drivers are fit to drive. According to Yonhap News, the Korean National Police Agency wants to implement conditional licenses for the country’s elderly drivers (via TheNextWeb). The plan is set to kick in by 2025. Conditional licenses for older drivers aren’t new, …

Facebook haptic glove on hand

This new glove from Facebook lets you feel objects in VR

November 17th, 2021

A new prototype set of gloves from Meta (formerly Facebook) could open the door for devices that let you feel objects in virtual reality. The gloves were created by Meta’s Reality Labs, and they’re currently still in the prototype phase. That means they aren’t going to be available to the public anytime soon. The company …

Apple AR headset release was just delayed, top insider says

Apple’s AR headset release date was just delayed, top insider says

October 19th, 2021

Apple’s augmented reality headset was reportedly expected to launch in the second quarter of 2022, however, a note to investors from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has revealed an updated prediction for when production on the headset will begin. According to Kuo’s note, the production of Apple’s augmented reality head mounted display (HMD) will begin in the …

AR Copy and Paste

Cool AR demo shows how you can copy and paste a real-life object

May 4th, 2020

A new demo shows how Augmented Reality might allow users to copy a real-world object and paste it into software on their computer. Augmented Reality hasn’t yet transformed into the game-changing feature many people assumed it would be, but it’s still far too early to know how it will evolve in the coming years. In …

nike fit

Nike’s app will use augmented reality to determine your shoe size

May 11th, 2019

Do you know your own shoe size? You might think you do, but there’s a good chance you’re walking around in shoes that aren’t actually a perfect fit. Nike thinks it can change that with a new addition to its smartphone app that leverages the power of augmented reality to perform a super-accurate scan of …