Market Reality: 'WandaVision' in AR, Cleanbox CEO Fights Pandemic for AR/VR, & Behind Seek's AR Patent Power Move

MARKET REALITY: 'WANDAVISION' IN AR, CLEANBOX CEO FIGHTS PANDEMIC FOR AR/VR, & BEHIND SEEK'S AR PATENT POWER MOVE

The year is still off to a roaring start, with augmented reality at the center of nearly everything, from enterprise solutions, to...

Cleanbox CEO Amy Hedrick Is Saving the AR & VR World One Headset at a Time Through Virus-Fighting Tech

CLEANBOX CEO AMY HEDRICK IS SAVING THE AR & VR WORLD ONE HEADSET AT A TIME THROUGH VIRUS-FIGHTING TECH

The process of trying out new augmented reality and virtual reality hardware is as personal as it gets. Bottom line, if you can't directly...

 
 
 
9 Things You Should Be Doing to Make Your TikTok Account Secure from Hackers

9 THINGS YOU SHOULD BE DOING TO MAKE YOUR TIKTOK ACCOUNT SECURE FROM HACKERS

You should feel relatively safe to watch and post videos on TikTok, but like with any online service, you're always at the mercy of...

Seek's CEO Reveals How Its New AR Patent Could Change the Entire 3D Space, & Looks into the Future of Smartglasses

SEEK'S CEO REVEALS HOW ITS NEW AR PATENT COULD CHANGE THE ENTIRE 3D SPACE, & LOOKS INTO THE FUTURE OF SMARTGLASSES

Among the various components of the emerging augmented reality space, the most lucrative is the advertising market. The prospect of...

 
 
 
Google Adding Stereo Depth Support for Dual Cameras to ARCore Starting with Pixel 4 & 4XL

GOOGLE ADDING STEREO DEPTH SUPPORT FOR DUAL CAMERAS TO ARCORE STARTING WITH PIXEL 4 & 4XL

In response to Apple's implementation of LiDAR sensors in iPad Pro and iPhone 12 Pro models, Google is looking to leverage the dual-camera...

Epson Boosts Display Specs, Adds Optional Android Controller in Moverio BT-40 Series Smartglasses

EPSON BOOSTS DISPLAY SPECS, ADDS OPTIONAL ANDROID CONTROLLER IN MOVERIO BT-40 SERIES SMARTGLASSES

The average business person likely recognizes Epson for its printers or even its projectors, not the futuristic AR wearables. Yet it...

 
 
 
Microsoft Unveils Mesh Platform for Collaborative HoloLens Apps, Previews Pokemon GO Proof of Concept

MICROSOFT UNVEILS MESH PLATFORM FOR COLLABORATIVE HOLOLENS APPS, PREVIEWS POKEMON GO PROOF OF CONCEPT

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the demand for virtual and remote collaboration, and Microsoft has a solution that may serve as...

Market Reality: Snap Attracts AR Storytellers, Samsung AR Dreams Revealed & Qualcomm + Nreal Unveil New AR Hardware

MARKET REALITY: SNAP ATTRACTS AR STORYTELLERS, SAMSUNG AR DREAMS REVEALED & QUALCOMM + NREAL UNVEIL NEW AR HARDWARE

The Lens Studio creators have published more than 1.5 million AR effects to Snapchat. One of them is Audrey Spencer, who shared her...

 
 
 
Visit WandaVision's Reality-Bending Living Room with This Facebook Messenger AR Portal

VISIT WANDAVISION'S REALITY-BENDING LIVING ROOM WITH THIS FACEBOOK MESSENGER AR PORTAL

The new WandaVision series is perhaps the hottest TV show on the Disney Plus streaming service since...well, its own The Mandalorian...

How to Auto-Delete Messages for Everybody in Regular Telegram Chats - Not Just Secret Chats

HOW TO AUTO-DELETE MESSAGES FOR EVERYBODY IN REGULAR TELEGRAM CHATS - NOT JUST SECRET CHATS

Have some sensitive information you need to share with somebody on Telegram but are worried it might fall into the wrong hands? You...

 
 
 
Market Reality: Snap Attracts AR Storytellers, Samsung AR Dreams Revealed, and Qualcomm & Nreal Unveil New AR Hardware

MARKET REALITY: SNAP ATTRACTS AR STORYTELLERS, SAMSUNG AR DREAMS REVEALED, AND QUALCOMM & NREAL UNVEIL NEW AR HARDWARE

The Lens Studio creators have published more than 1.5 million AR effects to Snapchat. One of them is Audrey Spencer, who shared her...

Snap's Lens Studio 3.4 Update Improves Hand & Body Tracking for Snapchat AR Effects & Adds Asset Library

SNAP'S LENS STUDIO 3.4 UPDATE IMPROVES HAND & BODY TRACKING FOR SNAPCHAT AR EFFECTS & ADDS ASSET LIBRARY

The Lens Studio app has become a cornerstone of Snap and its augmented reality technology portfolio by giving developers, creatives,...

 
 
 
AR Spotlight: How Snapchat Lens Creator Audrey Spencer Is Bending Reality on Your Smartphone

AR SPOTLIGHT: HOW SNAPCHAT LENS CREATOR AUDREY SPENCER IS BENDING REALITY ON YOUR SMARTPHONE

The rapid advance of Lens Studio as a platform for easily developing augmented reality experiences is just one indicator that immersive...

Scope AR Streamlines Its WorkLink AR Content Creation Platform into Browser-Based Tool

SCOPE AR STREAMLINES ITS WORKLINK AR CONTENT CREATION PLATFORM INTO BROWSER-BASED TOOL

San Francisco-based augmented reality company Scope AR has made building AR instructional content for mobile devices and AR wearables...

 
 
 
Prehistoric Creatures Return to Life via New iPhone AR App from Celebrity Historian David Attenborough

PREHISTORIC CREATURES RETURN TO LIFE VIA NEW IPHONE AR APP FROM CELEBRITY HISTORIAN DAVID ATTENBOROUGH

Apparently, we learned nothing from Jurassic Park, as scientists are still working on bringing extinct species back to life. Until...

AR Snapshots: Become a Cat for Video Calls, Rock Out as an Elephant, Then Have Fun with Poems & Emojis in AR

AR SNAPSHOTS: BECOME A CAT FOR VIDEO CALLS, ROCK OUT AS AN ELEPHANT, THEN HAVE FUN WITH POEMS & EMOJIS IN AR

Outside of plastic surgery disasters or costumes, augmented reality is the closest we can get to morphing our likenesses into those...

 
 
 
How to Download a Show's Next Episode Automatically on Netflix After Watching the Previous One

HOW TO DOWNLOAD A SHOW'S NEXT EPISODE AUTOMATICALLY ON NETFLIX AFTER WATCHING THE PREVIOUS ONE

One of the most convenient features in the Netflix app is the ability to download movies and TV shows to your device, which lets you...

Qualcomm Unleashes Its Own Snapdragon XR1 AR Smart Viewer Reference Design to Support AR Smartglasses Makers

QUALCOMM UNLEASHES ITS OWN SNAPDRAGON XR1 AR SMART VIEWER REFERENCE DESIGN TO SUPPORT AR SMARTGLASSES MAKERS

The augmented reality smartglasses race is getting a major new entrant that could significantly change the entire landscape. On Tuesday,...

 
 
 
Samsung Reveals Its Vision for Smartglasses & Wearable Computing in Leaked Videos

SAMSUNG REVEALS ITS VISION FOR SMARTGLASSES & WEARABLE COMPUTING IN LEAKED VIDEOS

Roughly a year ago, Samsung demoed its AR smartglasses prototype on stage at CES 2020. Now, videos showing off a new smartglasses model...

How to Film Your Own AR Music Videos with Vidiyo, Lego's TikTok Competitor

HOW TO FILM YOUR OWN AR MUSIC VIDEOS WITH VIDIYO, LEGO'S TIKTOK COMPETITOR

For its latest take on augmented reality-infused playsets, Lego is giving the young, and the simply young at heart, its twist on the...

 
 
 



How Nintendo and Nvidia could bring 4K to the Super Nintendo Switch

How Nintendo and Nvidia could bring 4K to the Super Nintendo Switch

Super Nintendo Switch seems more real than ever, but how realistic are the reports of the system reaching 4K resolutions? Read more ...

Building AI for the Global South

Building AI for the Global South

Business and AI leaders from India, South America, and Africa have called for more artificial intelligence built for the Global South. Read more ...

Ars' plea: Someone make this into a series

Ars' plea: Someone make this into a series

Enlarge / Vancouver Public Central Library. Libraries are where books sleep when you're not reading them. The past few years have seen an explosion in high-concept... Read more ...

VPNs could do more to protect your online privacy

VPNs could do more to protect your online privacy

Some believe that VPN providers could take further steps to preserve user privacy. Read more ...

Runmecy 5w desktop laser engraver from $299

Runmecy 5w desktop laser engraver from $299

The Runmecy is a new laser engraver launched via Kickstarter this month, specifically designed to provide creatives with “endless versatility”. The desktop laser engraver and... Read more ...

Subtitles on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and Disney Plus: who does it best&quest

Subtitles on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and Disney Plus: who does it best&quest

Subtitles are a great way to make TV streaming more accessible, and make language barriers a thing of the past. Here's how well the major players perform. Read more ...

Dear Care and Feeding: My Son Misremembers His Mom's Presence Throughout His...

Parenting advice on being a single dad, grief, and sleep. Read more ...

WhatsApp brings encrypted video and voice calls to desktop app

WhatsApp brings encrypted video and voice calls to desktop app

Since we're probably still be living with video calls over the next few months, a lot of apps are making it easier for their users to make such calls for work and for loved... Read more ...

Google Play Family Link now has “always allow” option for apps

Google Play Family Link now has “always allow” option for apps

Kids below 13 who are not allowed to have Google accounts yet can still use their Android devices through Google Play Family Link. And while the parental controls are of course... Read more ...

Sonos Roam vs Sonos Move: what's new with the rumored Sonos speaker&quest

Sonos Roam vs Sonos Move: what's new with the rumored Sonos speaker&quest

The Sonos Roam is the anticipated follow-up to the Sonos Move. Here's how they compare based on the rumors we've heard so far. Read more ...