Moscow scientists use Google Glass in brain disease research
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Tracking muscle movements using head-mounted display 

In Moscow, scientists are currently using Google Glass to research early-stage brain diseases based on how patients react in augmented reality situations.

Google's second headset brings the world into VR
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Combines elements of AR and VR

Aside from the Daydream VR headset announced earlier this month, Google is reportedly working on a secondary headset that combines elements of augmented reality and virtual reality using a front-facing camera and motion tracking technology.

Armenian trade show is just the startup ticket
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Augmented reality and the rest

Last week I took the time to go to an IT trade show in Yerevan, Armenia and it almost brought tears to the eyes of a hardened cynical journalist. If you can believe that - and I know you won’t - here's some evidence to put you under my spell.

Haptic touch gloves for VR games coming soon
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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
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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.

Reality will be the next big thing
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Augmented and virtual everything by 2020

New research suggests that the next big thing in technology will be augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR).

Microsoft finally delivers X-Ray specs
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Project XRAY is comic-book genius

For decades comics used to promise that for a tiny amount of cash you could amaze your family and friends with x-ray specs.  Now it seems that Microsoft is finally delivering.



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