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Google Glass Hits UK in Trial Medical Tests

Google's Glass system is being used in a small medical trial here in the UK, with researchers using the head-mounted gadget to help give sufferers of Parkinson's disease a little more freedom and some assistance with their day-to-day lives. Read More >>

Land Rover's Augmented Reality Transparent Bonnet Concept Will Keep You Out of Potholes

Aside from the sleek body designs and supercharged engines, part of the appeal of a sports car is feeling close to the ground, hurtling along with such close proximity to the roads as to feel a tangible connection to the street or circuit beneath you. But as Jaguar Land Rover's Transparent Bonnet concept shows, augmented reality could bring us closer to the tarmac than ever before. Read More >>

A Pad and Pen That Lets You Sketch in 3D Using Augmented Reality

Gravity is a pen and pad that allows to sketch in 3D space using augmented reality. The cool patent-pending system hardware and software system has gone through several working prototypes and now they are looking to start manufacturing. Check out the video—it's pretty cool. Read More >>

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Google Glass Looks Supercool (Compared With the Prototype)

One of Google's marketing people tasked with the job of convincing the world Google Glass is for normal people as well as skydiving tech nerds has released an image of a prototype, showing that Google tested its Glass hardware by humiliating its staff with a bulky headset, cables and a rucksack. Read More >>

Pepsi Max Stunt Makes for the Scariest Bus Shelter Wait Ever

You wait all morning for a bus, then a tiger, an alien invasion and a sewer-dwelling tentacle monster all come along at once. Read More >>

The Future of Active Eyewear: An Interview With Oakley's R&D Division

The pinnacle achievement in active eyewear was once simply making a pair of sunglasses that were light and wouldn't shatter into your eyeballs. While that's still important, technology has obviously progressed. So what is the future, exactly? Heads-up displays? Augmented reality? Cybernetic retinal implants? Read More >>

I Wore the US Navy's Oculus Rift, and it Showed Me the Future of Warfare

When we think of the future of military, we think of bigger and better weapons. Laser canons and the like. But what about the people operating those lasers? How can a behemoth like the US Navy ready its future sailors for the high-tech combat of tomorrow? Believe it or not, with an Oculus Rift. Read More >>

Samsung Patents AR Finger Keyboard for "Gear Glass" Wearable Tech

A patent for a complex augmented reality input system has been filed by Samsung, one that would replace the Google Glass style of vocal input with a text entry system activated by staring at your hands and wiggling your fingers about. Read More >>

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Woman Attacked by Strangers as Google Glass Demo Turns Nasty

A woman from San Francisco has been talking about her Google Glass nightmare online and to local police, after customers in a bar became aggressive, started shouting, ripped off her Glass and ran out, stealing her remaining possessions while she was distracted. Read More >>

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Forget Augmented Reality. What About Diminished Reality?

PlaceAvoider is an app being developed by scientists at Indiana University, which allows the user of lifelogging devices to blacklist locations from visual storage and sharing, by matching the visual signature of a location against images the user has designated as off-limits, such as a bedroom, bathroom or boardroom. Read More >>

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Hands On Epson's Moverio BT-200: Augmented Reality Lite

A couple years ago we saw Epson's Moverio make its debut. It was kind of like a double-eyed Google Glass, but it had a lot of issues. It was bulky, it was dim, it didn't have any sensors. Basically, it didn't do much. Today, the BT-200 is here, and it's undeniably much better. The only question is, who's it for? Read More >>

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Report: It's Going to Be a Whole Lot Easier to Get Google Glass Soon

You might get a chance to get your hands on Google Glass sooner than you expected. The Financial Times is reporting that Google is making "tens of thousands" more pairs in the next few months. Read More >>

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Next-Gen Google Glass Already Planned For 2014, and This Time It Will Be Cool

Google Glass -- it's Robocop, it's The Terminator, it's every sci-fi dream we've ever had, right? At least it should be: Glass may be causing nerdgasms all over Google Campus, but to Joe Bloggs it's the dorkiest looking gadget ever. Thankfully, Google is working on it. Read More >>

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Optinvent Ora-S Look to Out-Glass Google With "True AR" Spectacles

Google Glass may be grabbing all the headlines, but the search giant isn't the only company trying to make you look like a complete arse by encouraging you to strap a computer to your face. Joining the likes of Vuzix and Recon Instruments is Optinvent, whose Ora-S glasses aim to take on the Big G with a "True AR" mode. Read More >>

Japanese Network Next to Make You Look Like an Idiot With "Intelligent Glasses"

The latest bit of head-mounted tech to emerge is coming via Japanese mobile network NTT Docomo, which is demonstrating an augmented reality system with the power to translate menus live. Shame it makes you look demented by appearing to have a webcam taped to your head, though. Read More >>

Pioneer's New HUD Brings Augmented Reality to Cars for Less Than £1,000

Just a couple of years ago, the idea of a device projecting information driving directions onto a car's windscreen seemed super futuristic. Now they're becoming a reality, with the European release of Pioneer's NavGate heads up display. Believe it or not, this one's actually pretty affordable. Read More >>


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