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Google envisions delivery of AR elements to physical books

The mind at its laziest sees the old—books in print—and the new—the digital universe—as opposites, in an either-or historic transition from one to the other. Goodbye, brick and mortar book shops, hello, Kindle. Reading ...

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Intel reportedly eyes AR headset development

Intel may be set to explore an AR headset. Citing the source of the information as "people briefed on the company's plans," The Wall Street Journal had the story, saying "the chip giant is developing a wearable headset to ...

Computer Sciences

Helping the blind to navigate

Picture yourself going to an unfamiliar supermarket for the first time. If you are a person who can see, you can simply look around to guide yourself and identify objects and obstacles. However, blind people must use other ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Patent talk: A wand-like input device from Microsoft

(Tech Xplore)—It looks as if Microsoft is thinking in terms of a wand-like controller for augmented reality, if patent-watching is anything to go by. A number of tech sites have reported on a patent dated August 22, spotted ...

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