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Star Wars HoloChess AR Game

LucasArts and Tippett, the founder of Tippett Studio, decided to collaborate to bring the augmented reality game to life. HoloGrid Monster Battle looks like the HoloChess game seen in some Star Wars movies including the latest release, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. Tippett and his team will develop the said augmented reality game but not […]
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VR + AR: That “Wow Moment”

People who are excited about augmented and virtual reality like to talk about the “Wow Moment,” that time when someone first decides that the technology is going to change everything. These conversations tend to sound like something you’d hear hanging out with a bunch of Timothy Leary acolytes. Once your mind has been opened, there’s no going back. Source: […]
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Holoportation: Virtual 3D Teleportation in Real Time

Holoportation is a new type of 3D capture technology that allows high quality 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed, and transmitted anywhere in the world in real-time. When combined with mixed reality displays such as HoloLens, this technology allows users to see and interact with remote participants in 3D as if they are […]
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Microsoft HoloLens Launch Games, Apps Detailed

Microsoft begins taking pre-orders for its $3,000 HoloLens Development Edition on Feb. 29 in anticipation for its March 30 launch. As part of its rollout for businesses and developers, the company is providing tutorial videos, documentation, and information to help companies develop Windows 10 apps for the augmented reality system. And part of that help […]
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Ice-Bound Concordance Blends Books With Augmented Reality

Interactive fiction has a time-honored tradition of turning boring ol’ books into video games (See: Hitchhiker’s Guide, Sorcery!, The Hobbit) but Ice-Bound Concordance [official site] might be the first I’m aware of to try and go the other direction and sell you one of those boring ol’ books.Co-created by Aaron Reed, of Blue Lacuna fame […]