Samsung gets patent for smart contacts
Published in Wearables


You control it by blinking

Samsung has come up with contact lenses which are a little more discreet than Google glass and run by the power of blinking.

Nintendo to get back into VR
Published in Games


Is this a return for the Virtual Boy?

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that the outfit which nearly killed off VR gaming with its “Virtual Boy” wants to get back into the industry.

Intel building Realsense into AR device
Published in Wearables


Consumer gear anyone?

Chipzilla is adapting its RealSense depth camera into an augmented reality headset design which it might be licensing to other manufacturers.

Consumer-grade EEG could be headed for VR
Published in Wearables


Must have read your mind

Boffins from the University of Memphis have been looking at the use of consumer-grade EEG equipment to provide meaningful and accurate recognition of the wearer’s mental state.

Unheard of AR outfit gets cash for production
Published in Wearables


Coming from no-where

An AR outfit which has had little in the way of publicity has just been given millions to get its technology into the shops and if it works like it is claimed it could clean the current generation's clocks.

Haptic touch gloves for VR games coming soon
Published in News


A much needed interface for virtual environments


Recently, a New York-based startup has emerged from the shadows and promises to give virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) users a much more natural alternative controller interface for their new headset toys than the proprietary ones emerging with each new device.

Google Glass no longer best option for enterprise workplaces
Published in Wearables


Other options superior for quality control, hazardous environments 

A report from independent research and advisory firm Lux Research Inc. has identified Google Glass coming up short in many usage cases, with smart glasses like Sony’s SmartEyeglass and Osterhout Design Group’s R-7 better suited for the needs of industrial workers, customer service reps and quality control agents.

Microsoft leaks Hololens details
Published in Wearables


Looks like battery life will be low

Microsoft's augmented reality headset, HoloLens will have about five and a half hours of battery life, according to a company expert.

Google and Lenovo create AR phone
Published in Mobiles


You will know that you have been tangoed

Google and Lenovo are teaming up to build a smartphone using Project Tango’s 3D augmented reality technology.

VR to be worth $100M claims AMD
Published in Graphics

But not until 2020

Enthusiasts, or those with the cash for a Radeon Fury X and Geforce GTX 980 TI or Titan, expect to see a boom of VR devices such as HTC Vive or the Oculus Rift. But according to AMD's CFO the VR business will start making some serious money only in 2020.