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Google & NASA to team up and show the solar system and add new details, all in your living room
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Google & NASA to team up and show the solar system and add new details, all in your living room

The new project has over 100 different subjects, ranging from planets to all the iconic satellites we have ever made. All this, with the theatrics of AR, make it one cool educational tool.

EdTech: A force for good and defining role it has in inspiring a whole new generation
India

EdTech: A force for good and defining role it has in inspiring a whole new generation

EdTech will play a defining role in inspiring a whole new generation to innovate and change India

5G to amp up technology with smart ambulances, AR-based remote learning and shopping
India

5G to amp up technology with smart ambulances, AR-based remote learning and shopping

With superfast speeds (about 10 times faster than 4G), low latency connectivity, which can enable billions of connected devices to share data in real time, 5G promises to usher technology use to a next level where saving lives and educating people far from resources will become easier than ever

Apple's AR glasses will be launched in 2024, along with a second-gen VR headset
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Apple's AR glasses will be launched in 2024, along with a second-gen VR headset

Apple has been betting big on augmented reality and virtual reality. They have been planning to release an AR/VR combined headset sometime in the future, but before that, they plan on releasing a pair of AR glasses.

Daler Mehndi buys ‘Balle Balle Land’ in Metaverse: Understanding what are virtual lands and why they are selling at a premium
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Daler Mehndi buys ‘Balle Balle Land’ in Metaverse: Understanding what are virtual lands and why they are selling at a premium

The noted singer became the first Indian to buy land in Metaverse. He follows in the footsteps of celebrities like Snoop Dogg and famous companies such as Samsung, Nike and Adidas who have invested in the virtual space

Tamil Nadu couple to host wedding reception in Metaverse
India

Tamil Nadu couple to host wedding reception in Metaverse

The reception will be held in the dining room of Hogwarts castle where the couple’s avatar will greet the avatars of their loved ones who will be able to log in from across the world

Snap hits 100 million monthly users in India, announces AR partnerships with Flipkart, Samsung and others
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Snap hits 100 million monthly users in India, announces AR partnerships with Flipkart, Samsung and others

Breaching the 100 million monthly users mark in India, Snap also announced strategic brand partnerships with a host of companies, including Flipkart and Zomato.

Facebook develops neural wristband that converts hand gestures and neural signals into actions
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Facebook develops neural wristband that converts hand gestures and neural signals into actions

This tech is expected to eventually evolve and allow people to control virtual UIs and objects in the AR world.

Microsoft Mesh, a new mixed reality platform, sets stage for a future with Star Wars-like Holograms
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Microsoft Mesh, a new mixed reality platform, sets stage for a future with Star Wars-like Holograms

Mesh is powered by Azure cloud computing systems that combine data center processing power with artificial intelligence.

Microgravity launches AR/VR gaming facility in Gurgaon; open for public 28 February onwards
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Microgravity launches AR/VR gaming facility in Gurgaon; open for public 28 February onwards

Microgravity plans to open six more VR-AR facilities in the country across Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune and Goa.

Apple TV Plus show 'For All Mankind' now on AR time capsule app for iPhones and iPads
Entertainment

Apple TV Plus show 'For All Mankind' now on AR time capsule app for iPhones and iPads

The Season 1 of For All Mankind ended in 1974 whereas season 2 picks up in 1983, so the time capsule is going to explain what happened in the time in between.

San Francisco-based gaming startup Krikey now backed by Jio Platforms, launches new AR game called Yaatra
Business

San Francisco-based gaming startup Krikey now backed by Jio Platforms, launches new AR game called Yaatra

Twin sisters launch a new augmented reality mobile gaming application in light of fresh funding.

Snapchat’s Lens Studio 3.2 will let developers build LiDAR lenses for iPhone 12 Pro models
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Snapchat’s Lens Studio 3.2 will let developers build LiDAR lenses for iPhone 12 Pro models

Snapchat’s camera will be able to see a metric scale mesh of the scene, thereby understanding the geometry of surfaces and objects.

Snap Partner Summit 2020: Minis, new lenses, games, original shows, more announced on Snapchat
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Snap Partner Summit 2020: Minis, new lenses, games, original shows, more announced on Snapchat

The highlight of the event was definitely Minis – a suite of mini-apps made by third-party developers that will run inside of Snapchat.

Snapchat launches AR-based donation lenses to support WHO in fight against coronavirus
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Snapchat launches AR-based donation lenses to support WHO in fight against coronavirus

Users can also urge their friends to donate by sending Snaps of the experience.

How to view 3D animals in AR with Google search
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How to view 3D animals in AR with Google search

Google allows users to customise the size and place of the 3D animals.

Apple reportedly granted patent for AR headphones with augmented stereo surround
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Apple reportedly granted patent for AR headphones with augmented stereo surround

The augmented virtual positioning will enable users to hear people based on their location within a room.

Unite India 2019 : AR/VR use in edtech and enterprise scenarios were dominant themes at this dev con
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Unite India 2019 : AR/VR use in edtech and enterprise scenarios were dominant themes at this dev con

Unity wants to capitalise on the non-gaming sector in India as that is where most of the users and most of the traction is.

Pokémon Go creator Niantic plans on building a 'planet-scale' augmented reality game
Gaming

Pokémon Go creator Niantic plans on building a 'planet-scale' augmented reality game

Niantic is looking to improve the real-world maps that provide destinations or points of engagement.