To achieve mass-market appeal, an augmented reality headset must be compact and light enough for regular use, which limits the amount of hardware that can fit inside. It’s a restriction that often makes it difficult to perform the complex rendering involved in generating 3D content. Microsoft, however, isn’t about to let that get in the…
It appears that Sony’s interest in augmented reality is no longer limited to gaming. A Japanese intellectual property registration request that found its way its way into the public records of the United States Patent and Trademark Office this week reveals that the electronics giant has quietly designed a specialized head-mounted display designed to help surgeons…
A new patent sheds light on Redmond’s plans for the future of the Windows UI and possibly the HoloLens.
The company is heavily investing in optimizing its manufacturing process to meet the anticipated demand for its forthcoming Project Morpheus headsets from virtual reality fans.
A newly published patent filling has finally revealed the augmented reality system that landed Magic Leap half a billion dollars in funding from Google. And it’s quite possible the most advanced that we have seen yet.
Microsoft is looking to patent an augmented reality kit that could turn your desk or sofa into a full-blown interactive display for gaming. You’ll be able to hold that weekly D&D adventure with people from half way around the world.
What has three sets of cameras, integrated support for cloud-based streaming and motion detection sensitivity that puts Microsoft’s Kinect to shame?
A patent filling reveals how Microsoft plans to address the privacy challenges of virtual reality in the forthcoming HoloLens and simplify development for game studios with the same stroke.
VMware wants to use mobile augmented reality software to help technicians track down faulty servers and find their way around cabling in data centers running on its popular virtualization software.