augmented reality (AR)

BT demos 5G connected ambulance to reduce A&E waiting times
5G

BT demos 5G connected ambulance to reduce A&E waiting times

Trained doctors can guide paramedics through procedures and beam instructions through to AR headsets
15 Nov 2019
Hololens 2 has officially started shipping to customers
augmented reality (AR)

Hololens 2 has officially started shipping to customers

Microsoft will first fullfil preorders before ramping up production in time for Christmas
7 Nov 2019
Seeing double: The rise of the digital twin
Business operations

Seeing double: The rise of the digital twin

Industrial giants are pioneering the use of this technology to optimise maintenance, improve operations and generate cost savings
21 Oct 2019
How data keeps the Tour de France running
A picture of the Tour de France in progress
big data analytics

How data keeps the Tour de France running

Cloud, machine learning and edge computing are driving the competition's digital transformation and fan engagement
1 Aug 2019
Why AR doesn't belong in the operating theatre
augmented reality (AR)

Why AR doesn't belong in the operating theatre

Despite the spiel from tech companies, augmented reality can create more problems in professional situations than it solves
31 May 2019
Google Glass reborn with its second enterprise-ready model
Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2
Hardware

Google Glass reborn with its second enterprise-ready model

The latest in the line of AR headsets gets some significant spec upgrades but retains its original design
21 May 2019
Google Pixel 3a review: A budget-friendly behemoth
Google Pixel 3a
Google Android

Google Pixel 3a review: A budget-friendly behemoth

This mid-range dazzler is even better than the original Pixel 3
7 May 2019
Dynamics 365 update sees HoloLens rolled out to businesses
Mobile

Dynamics 365 update sees HoloLens rolled out to businesses

October release will allow businesses to make the most of new AI and mixed reality apps
19 Sep 2018
VR and AR expected to be mainstream in businesses by 2021
virtual reality
augmented reality (AR)

VR and AR expected to be mainstream in businesses by 2021

Augmented reality is the most useful to businesses compared to virtual reality, Capgemini reports
10 Sep 2018
Apple snaps-up AR lenses startup
augmented reality (AR)

Apple snaps-up AR lenses startup

The company's patents could be used in apple's first AR product launching next year
31 Aug 2018
Toshiba smart glasses aim to aid warehouse staff
augmented reality (AR)

Toshiba smart glasses aim to aid warehouse staff

“Pick-by-vision” assisted reality could improve workflow in industrial environments
11 Jul 2018
HTC Vive Pro hands-on review: Ready, player one?
Hardware

HTC Vive Pro hands-on review: Ready, player one?

HTC’s bleeding-edge VR headset demands a high cost for entry
10 Apr 2018
Google sinks $14.5m into shared-AR startup Blue Vision Labs
augmented reality (AR)

Google sinks $14.5m into shared-AR startup Blue Vision Labs

The money will help the startup create group Pokemon Go-style experiences
19 Mar 2018
Intel 'selling majority stake in AR glasses business'
augmented reality (AR)

Intel 'selling majority stake in AR glasses business'

The company is looking for additional investment ahead of new product launch
2 Feb 2018
AFC Bournemouth builds AI chatbot to interact with fans
customer experience (CX)

AFC Bournemouth builds AI chatbot to interact with fans

CherryBot interacts with supporters depending on how they're feeling
4 Jan 2018
Twilio Programmable Video combines video with AR
cloud computing

Twilio Programmable Video combines video with AR

The real-time streaming platform paves the way for multi-user AR experiences
27 Oct 2017
Google augments Android with ARCore
Android
Mobile

Google augments Android with ARCore

ARCore brings augmented reality to 100 million Androids, following Apple's ARKit lead
30 Aug 2017
How Dell sees its role in the future of VR
Hardware

How Dell sees its role in the future of VR

Dell is committed to becoming a leader in commercial VR, and this is how it’s going to do it
11 Aug 2017
AR and VR set to hit new heights in 2017
Business strategy

AR and VR set to hit new heights in 2017

IDC has predicted triple-digit growth for the technology in the next six months
2 Jun 2017
Facebook bets on AR & VR tech for future growth
Business strategy

Facebook bets on AR & VR tech for future growth

The company has launched tools for new Snapchat-style filters
19 Apr 2017
Spending on VR and AR to double this year
Mobile

Spending on VR and AR to double this year

AR spending is set to surge ahead after 2018 as it finds its place within industry
28 Feb 2017
Microsoft HoloLens hands-on: Is it enterprise-ready?
Mobile

Microsoft HoloLens hands-on: Is it enterprise-ready?

Microsoft serves up a slice of the future
10 Feb 2017
VR architect job searches increase as interest peaks
Virtual reality
Business strategy

VR architect job searches increase as interest peaks

Growing number of VR devices and games have inspired developers to expand their skillset
11 Aug 2016
Snapchat 'hires VR designer' to work on augmented reality
business apps

Snapchat 'hires VR designer' to work on augmented reality

Social media firm also adds a new Snapchat Memories feature
7 Jul 2016