Audi Introduces the Future of Vehicle Owner’s Manuals

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Augmented reality apps, where the camera and a smartphone are used to overlay important information on top of real images, is a concept that has been around for awhile. Audi, never missing an opportunity to promote the advancement of technology, has unveiled their app that is designed to replace the owner’s manual in their vehicles. […]

Google Project Glass Shown Off in Amazing Skydiving Demo

The view of a skydiver using Project Glass.

At Google I/O 2012 today, the company showed off its highly anticipated Project Glass glasses solution using skydivers and bike riders who were wearing Google Glass prototypes. Google Co-CEO Sergey Brin took the stage today to show off Google Glass. While on stage, he was communicating with skydivers high above the Moscone Center in San […]

Google’s Project Glass Won’t Launch Until 2013

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Originally Google’s Project Glass, also known as Google Glasses, was thought to be coming out this year. However, Google co-founder Sergey Brin has seemingly confirmed that that won’t be the case. As pointed out by Business Insider, in an interview with former San Francisco Mayor and current Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsome, Brin says that he […]

Google Project Glass Sample Photo Is Stunning

Project Glass Sample Photo Is Stunning

Just a few weeks after we got a glimpse at the first photo taken with Google’s Project Glass, we now have another sample to feast on. In a post yesterday on its official Google+ Google Glass page, Sebastian Thrun, the same developer who shared the first picture taken with the Google Glasses, has shared yet […]

Nokia’s City Lens Brings Augmented Reality to Windows Phone

Nokia City Lens for Windows Phone

Nokia’s newest exclusive Windows Phone app is City Lens, an augmented reality app that looks like it could replace Local Scout for Lumia owners. The idea behind Nokia’s City Lens is simple: It gives users an easier way to find nearby locations through augmented reality or through a simple map view. The app will show […]

Check Out the First Photo Taken With Google Glasses

Check Out the First Photo Taken With Google Glasses

The tech world has been abuzz ever since Google unveiled its Project Glass, also known as Google Glasses, earlier this month. And while we’ve seen the glasses in the wild, we’re still unsure if they are fully functional. Adding to the mystery today is a photo, taken of Charlie Rose by Google X founded Sebastian […]

Google’s Project Glass Appears in the Wild (Photos)

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin was caught at a Dining in the Dark charity event wearing a pair of the company’s upcoming Project Glass glasses, known as Google Glasses. Earlier this week, Google finally released a video demonstration of the product that it hopes will revolution eyewear. The glasses are an attempt to bring augmented reality […]

LG Partners with Wikitude to Launch 3D Augmented Reality Browser

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On the forthcoming Optimus 3D smartphone, LG will be partnering with Wikitude to launch an augmented reality 3D browser, the company has announced in a press release. Wikitude, with which LG is partnering with, already offers an augmented reality app for Android smartphone devices that combines information from YouTube, Foursquare, Twitter, Panoramio, Flickr, and more. […]

GDC 2011: A.R. Drone Flying Remote Control Plane Demo (Video)

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At the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, Parrot was showing off its popular remote control plane/helicopter, which is controlled via an iOS device like the iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. Combined with the hardware, the company has also released a social augmented reality game for the A.R. Drone, and says that it has […]

Helios Demonstrates New Ways to Bring 3D to Current Smartphones (Video)

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Helios Interactive has created a number of technologically advanced advertising campaigns for some of the world’s biggest brands. The company is looking to help companies extend their brand marketing and consumers to experience 3D and augmented reality on their smartphones. When we caught up with the San Francisco, California-based company back in December, we were […]

Interview with a wearable computer creator

UMPCPortal sits down with the creator of a computer rig that lets you walk around and downloads more data on how it came about. You’ll remember user designate FiveSeven808 and his wearable computer rig from their initial post several weeks ago. This presumably is the interview teased in that debut. The interview goes into the […]