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Eyes-On Glasses System – vein detection eyewear

By Maja Bosanac
10 Comments1 December 2013

eyes-on-glasses-system-1Evena Medical, a company developing innovative imaging technologies, has introduced Eyes-On Glasses System – a novel vascular imaging system which provides augmented reality information on a set of smart glasses. This vein detection device uses multi-spectral 3D imaging and wireless connectivity to detect patients’ veins through the skin. With Eyes-On Glasses System, even hard-to-locate veins… »

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A roadmap for the mobile phones of the future and rollable displays

By Damir Beciri
11 May 2013

xpaaand-1Technische Universität Darmstadt’s “Future Internet” research group recently published a set of challenges needed to tackle in order to incorporate their vision of what mobile telephony may look like in next ten to fifteen years. They envision that the mobile telephones of the future will be able to see, shrink in size while getting larger… »

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MYO gesture control armband

By Damir Beciri
One Comment25 February 2013

myo-gesture-control-1Thalmic Labs has launched MYO – an armband which relies on a combination of myoelectric technology and motion sensing. The interest of Apple to develop a wristwatch with similar features confirms that this technology could be the next step in our interaction with augmented reality and other gadgets around us. Anyone able to use their… »

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REVEL technology – haptic feedback on almost every surface

By Damir Beciri
One Comment7 August 2012

revel-mobile-arTechnology developed by Disney Research could be used to provide advanced tactile feedback to real-world surfaces and objects, including touch-screens, walls, furniture, wooden, or plastic objects, without requiring users to wear special gloves or use force-feedback devices. Named REVEL, the technology employs reverse electrovibration to create the illusion of changing textures as the user’s fingers… »

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Augmented reality makes shopping more personal

By Damir Beciri
3 July 2012

ibm-ar-shopping-advisor-appShopping for groceries in supermarkets can sometimes be very exhausting, especially if they pile up similarly looking goods near each other. On the other hand, if you are exploring new products, you might have ended looking at the whole isle of products you haven’t tried before, and you don’t know does their composition suit your… »

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Canon Mixed Reality System (MR System)

By Damir Beciri
21 June 2012

canon-mixed-reality-systemCanon presented a new augmented reality project they developed on a recent Virtual Reality Expo (IVR) in Japan. Named Mixed Reality System (or MR System), the image data processing technology offers integration of real and virtual worlds in a different way than their previous augmented reality (AR) systems, since the new system enables you to… »

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eyeBug – a simple, modular and cheap open-source robot

By Rob Aid
One Comment23 September 2011

monash-university-eyebug-robotCurrently available robots are mostly used for industrial tasks such as manufacturing, mining and inspection, as well as being an important research tool. As a part of his final year project, Monash University engineering student, Nick D’Ademo has designed an experimental robot called eyeBug. Aside being cheap to build, its flexible design and modularity encouraged… »

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Sony SmartAR – Integrated Augmented Reality technology

By Damir Beciri
21 May 2011

sony-smartarSony has developed integrated Augmented Reality (AR) technology which enables additional information to be displayed on the device’s screens such as virtual objects, or images and texts that cannot be identified by visual perception alone. Smart AR uses the markerless approach, and enables quick recognition of objects and can be tracked at high-speed along with… »