3D laser scanner possibly destined for Apple's 'iPhone 8' expected to add facial recognition, future AR use
02/15/2017, 02:02 pm
The 3D laser scanning module that may make an appearance on the "iPhone 8" raises a number of questions, and a new report attempts to shed some light on the subject, including what model of iPhone it might appear on this year.
02/10/2017, 07:02 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook continues to drop hints about the company's ambitions to enter the augmented reality space, most recently saying the technology is "for everyone," much like the now ubiquitous smartphone.
01/31/2017, 05:01 am
Apple on Tuesday was granted a pair of patents that together describe a mobile augmented reality system capable of detecting its surroundings and displaying generated virtual information to users in real time.
01/09/2017, 05:01 pm
Rumors of Apple's intent to enter the augmented reality hardware space gained traction on Monday, as a report from AR/VR evangelist Robert Scoble claims the company is partnering with optics manufacturer Carl Zeiss on a pair of lightweight glasses.
11/29/2016, 10:11 am
The latest -- and more affordable -- high-profile entrant into the emerging virtual reality space, PlayStation VR, is off to a successful start, suggesting consumers are more interested in advanced VR technology if it's available in a simple and economical product.
11/16/2016, 08:11 pm
Adding to rumors of Apple's augmented reality ambitions, a report on Wednesday claims the company is working to bring unspecified AR features to its first-party camera app on iPhone.
11/16/2016, 02:11 pm
Reiterated by a report on Wednesday, an executive for Valve's Steam digital delivery platform has declared that preliminary versions of the company's VR platform will be available for macOS and Linux very soon.
10/26/2016, 10:10 am
Microsoft is making a big push into augmented reality and virtual reality with its newly announced Windows 10 Creator's Update, and bringing tools for creation of the new media natively to Windows 10.
10/25/2016, 03:10 pm
A fresh report about Apple's automotive ambitions claims that the company is continuing its shift away from building a whole car, and is instead developing software for self-driving vehicles, with recent hires being funneled into the effort.