posts about or somewhat related to ‘Augmented reality’

: A foray into augmented reality →


When people mention augmented reality most of us probably think of scenes from films such as Terminator, Minority Report and perhaps more recently Iron Man. These are all films that are set in the future and suggest how we might one day interact with the world around us.

Today we’re looking at…


(Source: timesdigitaldevelopment)

Google Unveils its Glasses

In a post on Google+ the Google[x] team unveil their vision for augmented glasses. The design concept is available here.

Via Project Glass

A group of us from Google[x] started Project Glass to build this kind of technology, one that helps you explore and share your world, putting you back in the moment. We’re sharing this information now because we want to start a conversation and learn from your valuable input. So we took a few design photos to show what this technology could look like and created a video to demonstrate what it might enable you to do.

Could almost be as handy as a reporter’s notebook.

Book publishers begin their augmented reality play.

Here, two dimensional architectural illustrations are transformed into three dimensional spaces.

Don’t understand French? Let us translate: welcome to a whole lot of awesome.

With the growing commoditization of information, there is a lot to be gained from putting facts into perspective. Collecting, editing, prioritizing and distributing them is not enough… If traditional journalists believe that their ability to collect and organize facts will still make them indispensable, they’re dead wrong.

To remain relevant it’s no longer enough to provide further information known to all the day before or the same day, but to provide context, perspective, analysis to help the public understand the importance of what has happened, to look ahead and anticipate the future.

— Eric Scherer, 10 Things You Should Know About ‘Augmented Journalism’,