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April 2017

Augmented Reality has Amazing Everyday Uses

There’s another technology, though, that slowly makes its way into our everyday lives, that places a digital layer of information on the real world, enhancing it instead of replacing it with a virtual one.Augment, a B2B supplier of augmented reality services, is offering its customers a new way to deploy product catalogs.Customers will be able to…
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Finger devices let users ‘touch’ virtual objects

Now, a team of engineers has done them one better: With finger-worn devices, users can “feel” virtual objects around them while still maintaining the ability to grasp other—actual—objects.So Domenico Prattichizzo, a robotics engineer at the University of Siena in Italy, and his collaborators designed two devices that enable users to feel virtual…
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This Video Shows Nintendo Switch VR Is Already Possible

Late last year the company patented a VR headset that appeared to be designed to hold the Nintendo Switch tablet, but naturally people questioned its feasibility.Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima also went on record earlier this year as stating that if comfort issues with prolonged play are resolved for VR, then the company “will do it.”In the…
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