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Snapchat raising $1bn for filters, content, acquisitions

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel is bidding on the current low-interest rate environment as a good opportunity to complete the deal. He noted that the investor demand for convertible notes is strong.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:34 PM IST

Facebook AR device to let you type with your mind

At its F8 Developers' Conference in 2017, the company announced its Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) programme -- outlining its goal to build a non-invasive, wearable device that lets people type by simply imagining themselves talking.

Jul 31, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

Apple temporarily halts its AR, VR dream: Report

According to Taiwan-based portal DigiTimes that cited people familiar with the situation, the Apple team working on the AR/VR project has been temporarily disbanded and "reassigned to other product lines".

Jul 12, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

Google releasing free training programme on building AR content

Focussing on its own AR-building platforms, the tech giant would help creators to generate, manage and use 3D assets and elements.

Jun 26, 2018, 12:56 PM IST

DNA introduces new option for advertisers using Augmented Reality

DNA's Augmented Reality app will let readers experience content and ads in a new avatar.

Apr 16, 2018, 19:50 PM IST

Apple patents lighter, comfortable headset

Apple has filed a patent for a device that appears to be much more lightweight than other Augmented Reality (AR) or Virtual Reality (VR) headsets introduced by Microsoft and Facebook-owned Oculus VR.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

Apple patents lighter, comfortable headset

Apple reportedly proposed that the device will use what is called a "catadioptric" system that form the basis of optical telescopes, microscopes and telephoto lenses.

Feb 12, 2018, 08:00 AM IST

Google to shut down smartphone AR platform 'Tango'

The announcement is seen as a bid to focus on a new software development kit (SDK) called "ARCore" that brings the AR experience closer to Android users.

Dec 16, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

Google launches augmented reality platform for Android

In a bid to bring the augmented reality (AR) experience closer to Android users, Google has released a new software development kit (SDK) called ARCore.

Aug 30, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Facebook acquires startup focused on video-editing

The social network major can use the technology for object tracking in live videos as part of its AR efforts and also for applying digital effects to captured videos.

Aug 12, 2017, 12:32 PM IST

Asus Zenfone AR Review: Your first date with Google Tango and Daydream

The Rs 49,999 smartphone sports top-notch specifications like Snapdragon 821 chipset, a whopping 8GB RAM and 23MP "TriTec" camera at rear.

Jul 29, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

ASUS likely to launch ZenFone AR in mid-July

ASUS took to its Facebook and Twitter pages on Wednesday to post a video of ZenFone AR

Jun 28, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

Will Apple be around in 2075? Ask IBM

The origin of New York-based global technology company International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) dates back to 1911, easily making it the longest-surviving tech firm till date.

Apr 19, 2017, 12:15 PM IST

Inspired by Pokemon Go, Facebook pushes augmented reality

Facebook Inc is trying to seize on the technology known as augmented reality, a mix of the real and digital worlds best known from the hit smartphone game Pokemon Go, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday.

Apr 19, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

Baidu to launch self-driving car technology in July

Baidu Inc said on Tuesday it would launch its self-driving car technology for restricted environment in July before gradually introducing fully autonomous driving capabilities on highways and open city roads by 2020.

Apr 19, 2017, 11:55 AM IST

'India's mobile gaming market to cross $400 million by 2022'

India's mobile gaming market is poised to top USD 400 million by 2022, driven by growing adoption of freemium and virtual reality games in the coming years, a report has said.

Feb 05, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

Lenovo aims at mature markets with new ''augmented reality'' phone

China`s Lenovo Group is ready to break into mature markets this summer with the launch of its new smartphone which sports `augmented reality` features developed under Google`s Tango project, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

Feb 24, 2016, 09:03 AM IST

Disney team adds digital features to traditional games, crafts

Augmented Reality (AR) holds unique and promising potential to bridge between real-world activities and digital experiences.

Nov 10, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

Soon, augmented reality glasses that let you watch movies

Google Glass may face some tough competition from a San Francisco-based company which plans to develop smart Bluetooth-enabled glasses that display HD video and are equipped with a global navigation satellite system.

Jan 05, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Another use for your phone: `augmented reality`

You`re on the street, looking for a good place to eat. You hold up your mobile and use it like the viewfinder, so the screen shows what`s in front of you.

Oct 06, 2009, 18:32 PM IST