augmented reality

Augmented reality gaining an edge over virtual reality, finds Capgemini study

Shweta Sharma

Immersive technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality will become mainstream in business operations in coming years, ....

10 September, 2018

What Apple's acquisition of an AR startup reveals about its ambitions

Reuters

Apple Inc has acquired a startup focused on making lenses for augmented reality glasses, the company confirmed on Wednesday, ....

30 August, 2018
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Tech Mahindra to plunge fans of US football team into virtual reality

Anirban Ghoshal

IT firm Tech Mahindra has signed a multi-year deal with Jacksonville Jaguars to immerse fans of the American professional football ....

16 August, 2018

After games and entertainment, VR ready for prime time in operation theatre

Sridharan V

Since time immemorial, doctors and nurses have been at the centre of the healthcare industry. Over the last couple of decades, ....

10 August, 2018

How Google Glass-based solutions can help autistic children

Shweta Sharma

Google Glass, the tech giant’s smart glasses which failed as a consumer product before being reintroduced as an enterprise ....

23 July, 2018

Data core to digital strategy, training surgeons on VR: Medanta’s Sahni and Sikka

Anirban Ghoshal

Some of India's biggest multi-speciality hospital chains are increasingly using emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence ....

15 June, 2018
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Adobe deepens AR play, launches Project Aero

Anirban Ghoshal

US-based software major Adobe Systems has stepped up its capabilities in augmented reality (AR) by showcasing Project Aero, a ....

6 June, 2018

LG, Korean university create AI tech to reduce motion sickness in virtual reality

Anirban Ghoshal

South Korean electronics manufacturer LG and the East Asian country’s Sogang University have jointly produced a new artificial ....

29 May, 2018

Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods partners with Jio to set up lab for virtual reality

Anirban Ghoshal

Film school Whistling Woods International, founded by filmmaker Subhash Ghai, said it is partnering Reliance Jio Infocomm to set ....

10 May, 2018

Google’s AI-powered microscope outlines cancer cells using augmented reality

Anirban Ghoshal

Internet giant Google is working on a microscope that deploys artificial intelligence (AI) to detect cancer cells in a tissue ....

17 April, 2018
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AI app for rural India can tell if a person is being pressured to take a loan

Anirban Ghoshal

Professional services firm Accenture and the Indian arm of the non-profit Grameen Foundation have jointly built artificial intelligence- ....

21 March, 2018

Toshiba tries out smart glasses with new 'assisted reality' offering 

Anirban Ghoshal

Japanese technology giant Toshiba Corporation has unveiled a pair of smart glasses connected to a small wearable PC device. Mobile ....

13 March, 2018

VR will take over your senses and AR will go mainstream this year

Anirban Ghoshal

With tech giants and small startups alike investing more time and money in cranking out immersive experiences, technology is set ....

15 February, 2018

BBC's new AR offering lets users explore historical artefacts

Anirban Ghoshal

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has become the latest news organisation to experiment with newer technlogies such as ....

12 February, 2018

Google unveils 3D model viewer for web browsers in augmented reality push

Anirban Ghoshal

Internet giant Google has unveiled a 3D model viewer, Article, that will help users see a three-dimensional model of elements ....

23 January, 2018

IDG Ventures and Axilor Ventures partner to fund frontier tech startups

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

India-focused technology venture capital fund IDG Ventures India and Bangalore-based startup accelerator Axilor Ventures have ....

6 March, 2017

VR startup Imaginate raises $500K from SRI Capital

Disha Sharma

Imaginate Technologies, Inc, an augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) startup, has raised Rs 3.35 crore ($500,000) ....

17 February, 2017

Xiaomi's Barra joins Facebook to head virtual reality

Disha Sharma

Hugo Barra, who recently quit smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. as its global vice president, has joined social networking giant Facebook ....

27 January, 2017

Realty-tech startup Foyr.com raises funding from JLL

Arti Singh

Foyr.com, a Hyderabad-based online interior designing and home décor startup, has raised funding from a new real estate technology ....

24 October, 2016

Augmented Reality faces problems of perception, infrastructure in India, says Blippar country head

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Augmented Reality (AR) is at a nascent stage in India, though some brands have begun to realise its potential. Globally, big ....

20 June, 2016

This gaming startup will turn your neighbourhood into a virtual battleground

Arti Singh

Two-and-a-half years ago a startup incubated within Google launched an online role-playing game based on augmented reality. Ingress, ....

17 June, 2016