'Star Wars' has a new Jedi: An Ohio grandma with lightsaber skills

A viral video of a grandmother shows her celebrating Christmas with a round of an augmented reality “Star Wars” video game.

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Total solar eclipse 2017: How AT&T is helping the visually impaired experience the big event

AT&T is harnessing augmented reality to help the visually impaired experience the total solar eclipse.

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Is this Apple's next big product? Tech giant files patent for glasses

As Apple looks to its next big product, the company is increasingly placing bets on augmented reality, a revolutionary technology that combines the digital and physical worlds, drastically changing the way we experience everyday life.

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Thanks to augmented reality, this BMW art car is more than meets the eye

The latest BMW art car was designed by Chinese artist Cao Fei. She relied on augmented reality to create a new spin on BMW’s art-car series, which began in the 1975 with a car painted by Alexander Calder.

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Apple may be making AR glasses: Here's the latest clue

There’s a big new clue that Apple may be working on its own augmented reality glasses, and it’s come from the most unlikely of places: a workplace incident report.

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Apple is finally tackling the iPhone's biggest problem

A curved OLED display, augmented reality features and wireless charging all sound exciting for the iPhone 8 , but they don’t really address the elephant in the room.

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iPhone 8 said to feature exciting next-gen augmented reality tech

When there’s smoke, there’s fire, and when it comes to Apple’s interest in augmented reality, there’s a whole a lot of smoke that’s becoming increasingly impossible to ignore.

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Intel announces Project Alloy, a standalone ‘merged reality’ VR headset

Intel is prepping its own headset for what it calls ‘merged reality’ between augmented and virtual reality. Project Alloy can blend the two in its own wireless headset.

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Nintendo Shares Surge on Pokemon Go Juggernaut

Nintendo shares soared on Monday after its new augmented reality mobile app, Pokemon Go, burst out of the gate over the weekend in the U.S and in key markets around the globe. The company’s shares rose 36 percent in two days, after downloads of the Pokemon Go app raced to the top of iOS and Android charts in the U.S. The wave of demand exceeded expectations, said Morgan Stanley MUFG analyst Mia Nagasaka, in a note to investors. “Especially noteworthy is that there were no aggressive marketing campaigns prior to the app going live,” she wrote.

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2016 is turning out to be an amazing year for augmented reality

AR demos are always awesome, but the jury is still out on how well gesture-based interfaces, like the one in this Hololens ad, will work in all-day applications
Augmented reality hasn’t been nearly as hyped as VR, but there is plenty going on in the field that is worth paying attention to.

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Munster: Apple likely to fold VR into 'Made for iPhone' program within 2 years

Article Image Following up on a recent flurry of Apple acquisitions and key hires from the augmented reality/virtual reality field, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster believes the iPhone maker plans to pivot on iOS in a bid for the mixed reality space within the next two years.

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Apple has become a regular at Stanford University's VR lab

Article Image Amid rumors claiming Apple is investing heavily in virtual and augmented reality solutions, it was revealed on Tuesday that the company has taken a recent interest in Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, sending representatives to visit the facility three times in as many months.

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Apple predicted to aggressively pursue virtual & augmented reality tech in 2016

Article Image As hype continues to build around upcoming virtual reality and augmented reality products, one Wall Street analyst doesn’t think Apple will sit on the sidelines, potentially acquiring companies and working behind the scenes on its own offerings throughout 2016.

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Apple poaches lead Microsoft HoloLens audio engineer, seen as boost for augmented reality research

The lead audio engineer for Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality project has been hired away by Apple, fueling speculation that the iPhone maker could be working on an AR project of its own.

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Magic Leap shows off mind-blowing augmented reality

Here’s what we know about Magic Leap. It’s developing technology to put augmented reality images into the physical world. It’s backed by Google. And, if the above video posted to YouTube is anything to go by, a typical work day involves robot attacks.

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Piper Jaffray: Apple has augmented reality R&D team, could inject AR devices with much needed style

Apple is supposedly making a long play for augmented reality systems that one analyst believes will potentially pivot on the company’s current push into fashion, an initiative set to bear fruit with Apple Watch in April.

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Apple's iPhone-based augmented reality navigation concept has 'X-ray vision' features

According to a pair of patent applications published on Thursday, Apple is investigating augmented reality systems for iOS capable of providing users with enhanced virtual overlays of their surroundings, including an “X-ray vision” mode that peels away walls.

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