Topic: augmented reality

Experience a migraine with augmented reality technology

“Migraines are just really bad headaches” is one comment that those with a chronic migraine condition have to listen to, along with the other debilitating symptoms that migraines cause. Excedrin is looking to change this stigma with a new augmented reality that allows non-sufferers to experience what it would be like to have a migraine. … continue reading

Emulator to become available for HoloLens, PubNub helps educational tech companies, and Intel is looking into augmented reality—SD Times news digest: March 3, 2016

Microsoft will soon offer a HoloLens emulator for developers, which will be available before March 30, the shipping date for the first batch of HoloLenses. Using the emulator, developers can test their apps in a simulated room and walk around using controls. The Windows Holographic Dev Center will be the starting point for learning about … continue reading

Elektrobit to develop AR software, Twitter layoffs, and IE critical security update—SD Times news digest: Oct. 14, 2015

Continental announced today that Elektrobit (EB) will build AR Creator, software that it said will enable augmented reality solutions to make driving safer and more enjoyable. Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and goods, and EB is a global supplier of embedded solutions, cloud computing and services in the automotive industry. Continental is now … continue reading

Qualcomm sells AR business, Firefox to end NPAPI plug-in support, and Android Lollipop comes to Verizon’s LG G3—SD Times News Digest: Oct. 12, 2015

Qualcomm is selling its augmented reality business unit, Vuforia, to IoT platform and solution provider PTC. Under the agreement, PTC will be responsible for maintaining and investing in the Vuforia platform. According to Qualcomm, apps will be unchanged and developers will receive the same level of support. “The Vuforia team has made incredible progress establishing … continue reading

appsFreedom to provide offline apps, VR for kids, and YouTube’s iOS update—SD Times News Digest: Oct. 7, 2015

The mobile-driven, enterprise app development platform, appsFreedom, launched a new version of its Rapid Mobile App Development platform, which will enable offline mobile app development with all of the necessary features. Moments of poor or dropped connectivity can lead to unsatisfied customers and data loss. In some industries, like oil and gas, employees are sent … continue reading

Microsoft wants developers for HoloLens

Microsoft is looking for developers to create new experiences for its augmented reality headset. The company announced today at its Windows 10 device event that it is starting to take applications for the HoloLens development kit, which will be made available during the first quarter of 2016. “HoloLens is the only device that mixes holograms … continue reading

Visual Studio Code 0.3.0, Magic Leap’s SDK, and the Project System Extensibility SDK—SD Times news digest: June 3, 2015

Microsoft has released version 0.3.0 of Visual Studio Code, its cross-platform code editing tool announced at Build. Visual Studio Code 0.3.0 includes new features and updates to keybinding, the command line, multi-cursor, comment actions, wrapping controls, debugging and more. There is also expanded language support for Rust, JavaScript semantics and syntax, TypeScript 1.5, and smarter … continue reading

Microsoft’s new DevOps solutions, Dell’s IoT announcements, and Apple’s acquisition of Metaio—SD Times news digest: May 29, 2015

Microsoft wants to help enterprises identify best practices and avoid common pitfalls in their DevOps practices. The company announced several new DevOps solutions at the O’Reilly Velocity DevOps conference, and a new online-self evaluation tool has been launched to help developers, IT and other parts of an organization determine their next step in their DevOps … continue reading

Microsoft’s new look: A cross-platform developer tools company

Microsoft executives demonstrated new projects, products and development tools aimed at spreading the Microsoft environment across multiple platforms to kick off the second day of the company’s Build conference for developers at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. Key to all of the announcements made at the show was a new understanding from Microsoft that its platforms … continue reading

Google Glass made by Luxottica, NSA surveillance activities report, and Software AG to lead Predixion’s funding—SD Times news digest: April 27, 2015

Google Glass may be coming back to the market soon. According to the Wall Street Journal, eyewear maker Luxottica is currently developing a new version of Google’s augmented reality eyewear. Google shut down its Google Glass Explorer Program in January, but said it was still committed to launching it as a consumer product. A spokeswoman … continue reading

GDC hints at future of tooling, VR and more

You could be forgiven for mistaking Game Developers Conference for a virtual reality development event: This year’s conference offered more headsets and visors than any previous show. But despite the popularity of VR headsets and augmented reality applications, the real news of the show was the lowering of price barriers around the 3D engines that … continue reading

Analyst Watch: Microsoft HoloLens: Anticipating the next age of mobile computing

Microsoft’s HoloLens was one of the surprise highlights of the Windows 10 preview event held in January on Microsoft’s campus in Redmond. It was positioned as a holographic augmented reality device that would allow a user to change dynamically the appearance of the world around us. But this is far more than what was presented. … continue reading

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