AR Weekly Digest #69

1. Children Book Gets Augmented Reality There is a sad tendency that modern children read less than previous generations. They are very involved in gadgets instead. Is there a way to return them interest to books? A team of just two developers has created  iBO Live’s augmented reality interactive book hoping to achieve this goal. The French…

AR Weekly Digest #68

1. Korean Researchers Develop Powerful Head-Mounted Display  Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) are launching their answer to Google Glass – a head mounted display (HMD) named K-Glass. The hands-free wearable features a 65nm augmented reality chip which KAIST claims is 76 per cent more energy efficient than “other devices”. It delivers…

AR Weekly Digest #67

1. Amazon Adds Flow’s Augmented Reality for Faster Buying Shoppers used Flow, a standalone app from Amazon’s A9 unit, to search for, and purchase, items by simply taking a photo or scanning a bar code. Now, they can do it straight from the Amazon app. by pointing the phone with an app at the product. Items can be scanned this way…

AR Weekly Digest #66

1. SeeSpace InAiR: The World’s 1st Augmented Television A new venture in television created by a San Francisco-based startup combines web content with television programming in a way that makes information-rich viewing experiences nearly seamless. SeeSpace is creating InAiR Augmented TV system, a way to simultaneously watch TV and research info via one device and on one…