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Google Purchased AR Startup North in Shift to Ambient Computing

Google has purchased Focals by North, an augmented reality (AR) company, which provides frictionless access to mobile apps via a heads up display that only the wearer can see. The Focals product lets users see baseball scores, weather, answer texts, access their calendar and other useful functions. Google has tried their hand at AR before with Google Glass, but [...]

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Pinterest Debuts AR Feature That Lets Users Try On Lipstick Before Buying

Pinterest has launched a new augmented reality (AR) feature called "Try On", which allows users to virtually try on various lipstick shades suited to their complexion. This feature is powered by Pinterest's proprietary visual search technology called Lens. To use the feature, search "lipstick" or "lipstick shades" on Pinterest and select the "Try On" option. [...]

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Facebook Looks To Expand AR/VR Technology With CTRL-Labs Acquisition

Facebook has purchased technology company, CTRL-labs, who developed a neural monitoring wristband. “They will be joining our Facebook Reality Labs team where we hope to build this kind of technology, at scale, and get it into consumer products faster,” wrote Vice President of AR and VR Andrew Bosworth in an announcement on his personal Facebook account. [...]

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Blippar Launches Indoor Visual Positioning System To Anchor AR

In order for augmented reality (AR) to offer any sort of reliable overly for physical reality, then there needs something that needs to anchor it into place. One example includes GPS positioning that is employed to tether a Pokemon object to a specific physical spot.  But GPS positioning can be off by several feet or [...]

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Adverty Launches ‘First Programmatic Platform’ For AR/VR In-App Ads

A Stockholm-based startup has launched what it is saying is the first programmatic ad platform for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) native ads. Adverty made its platform available late last year for a test with Coca-Cola Company in a non-programmatic version. It is now being offered in general release for programmatic use. Rovio Entertainment, the [...]

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Facebook Debuts Web-Based VR Experiences Within Standard News Feed

Now, when you browse your traditional News Feed, you will now have the ability to enter virtual reality Less a month since Marketing Land reported that Facebook was testing web-based VR within News Feed posts, the social network debuted examples of brands who have developed VR apps that people are able to interact with through Facebook's standard [...]

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System 1 Research Launches A VR Testing Tool For Shopping

Imagine that you're at the grocery store, and you pause at certain locations from within the aisle and you toss items into your cart.  This seems like a normal day at the store, but this is actually a new Virtual Reality Shopper that has been recently launched by System 1 Research. System 1 Research, the [...]

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