This augmented reality shirt is simultaneously interesting and disturbing. If you want to scare the crap out of your friends, you can make one of your own here.
One of the nagging deficiencies of the emerging field of augmented reality is the feeling that you're dealing with highly interactive, but nevertheless unrealistic, 2D characters. Sony is hoping to remedy this reality gap with a new twist called "LiveAction AR," which — you guessed it — stars a Japanese schoolgirl.
With Halloween coming up soon, now is the time to come up with your next geeky approach transforming yourself. To that end, you may want to consider using a bit of augmented reality, thanks to a new virtual mask called the Zaphat.
Google Glass is only the very first, very clunky stab at a future where our entire reality is augmented by electronics. We're already working on contact lenses with built-in displays, and it really is just a matter of time until such technology becomes the norm. This concept video explores that future, only it takes a slightly sinister turn.
Because of the many different applications associated with augmented reality, many people are still unaware of the innovations possible within the growing platform. But a new, simple to use app may change all that.
A couple of years ago we introduced you to Japan's first successful holographic singing idol Hatsune Miku. Since then its popularity has only grown, so much so that one fan even decided to hack together an augmented reality date with the blue-haired celebrity.
While parents might not approve of their kids reading comic books all day, at least you can argue that they're getting some reading done compared to watching cartoons. That feint silver lining is put to rest by the latest in comic book tech, which harnesses your smartphone to actually read the story to you.
Last week we showed you a system that paired a glove with an iPad to offer controllable augmented reality objects. Now we've discovered a similar, but totally unique take on the same dynamic created by Canon called the Mixed Reality System.
Some of the most exciting developments in technology are coming from innovations in interface design and control mechanisms. Now a new system uses a bit of augmented reality inspiration to offer a new way of manipulating 3D projects.
Sony revealed a ton of new and exciting games at its E3 press conference (many of which we've already known about), but it also introduced a new non-gaming experience — an augmented reality storybook that lets users interact with their books like never before with the PlayStation Eye and PlayStation Move.