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Augmented reality for infrastructure: a first step - Stéphane Côté's Blog - Bentley Colleague Blogs - Be Communities by Bentley

Augmented reality for infrastructure: a first step - Stéphane Côté's Blog - Bentley Colleague Blogs - Be Communities by Bentley | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Be Communities is a social networking site for those in the architecture, engineering, construction, operations, and GIS communities with tools such as forums, blogs, a resource gallery, and a wiki for connecting, communicating, and learning from...

 

Augmented reality (AR) is for sure a hot subject. Several AR applications are already available on smartphones: real estate, tourist info, restaurant/shop location and reviews, subway stations location, games, etc. It is just beginning, as AR technology could be leveraged to many more areas – imagination is the only limit. Of course, one application area of high interest for us is infrastructure.

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Why and How to Develop Augmented Reality Mobile Apps »

Why and How to Develop Augmented Reality Mobile Apps » | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Augmented reality is slowly making its way to customer facing apps. Want to know more about augmented reality and how your business can benefit from it?

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Exploring the Emerging use of Augmented Reality in Classrooms - Dec. 8 - 3pm EST with Kelly Walsh

Exploring the Emerging use of Augmented Reality in Classrooms - Dec. 8 - 3pm EST with Kelly Walsh | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it

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Jornadas Tendencias en Innovación Educativa  2017: Presentación-Un modelo didáctico de aplicación de la realidad aumentada en la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera      !!!

Jornadas Tendencias en Innovación Educativa  2017: Presentación-Un modelo didáctico de aplicación de la realidad aumentada en la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera      !!! | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Tendencias en Innovación Educativa y su implantación en UPM. Los lunes del 9 de Octubre al 20 de Noviembre 2017: Aprendizaje Experiencial – Gamificación – ApS – Aula Invertida – Realidad Aumentada y 3D – Aprendizaje Adaptativo

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​The 10 Best AR Apps for Classrooms Using Apple’s New ARKit - EdSurge News

​The 10 Best AR Apps for Classrooms Using Apple’s New ARKit - EdSurge News | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
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Virtual Reality 360 Cameras

Virtual Reality 360 Cameras | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
One main goal in new four high school   Virtual reality headsets and learning project 2015 - 2017  is to produce 360 videos by student

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Every ARKit app you can install right now

Every ARKit app you can install right now | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Every ARKit app you can install right now Check out every AR app out there today!

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Sorry, PowerPoint: The Slide Deck of the Future Will Be in AR

Sorry, PowerPoint: The Slide Deck of the Future Will Be in AR | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
“The startup is using augmented reality to make presentations more immersive and engaging.”
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A new Twist on “Electronic” Text Books: the Augmented Reality Textbook | Emerging Education Technologies

A new Twist on “Electronic” Text Books: the Augmented Reality Textbook | Emerging Education Technologies | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it

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10 Ways Virtual Reality Is Already Being Used in Education 

10 Ways Virtual Reality Is Already Being Used in Education  | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
To give you an idea of how VR will eventually facilitate learning, we decided to take a look at some of the most notable examples of how virtual reality is already being used by schools and learning institutions around the world.

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Tim Cook Thinks Retailers Will Find AR as Key as Having a Website

Tim Cook Thinks Retailers Will Find AR as Key as Having a Website | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Apple CEO Tim Cook believes there isn't any sector or industry that will be untouched by augmented reality going forward.



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6 ways Augmented Reality can improve your life - Scooblr Plato | Business, Tech, Science

6 ways Augmented Reality can improve your life - Scooblr Plato | Business, Tech, Science | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Share this on WhatsApp Asus ZenFone AR     By Team ASUS Technology companies often tell us their latest products will improve our lives. One of the newest technologies is Augmented Reality (AR) now available on phones like the ZenFone AR. Augmented Reality uses hardware and software to combine the real world with 3D virtual objects in …

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Dating app uses AR to make your search for love even weirder

Dating app uses AR to make your search for love even weirder | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
A new dating app puts your matches literally right in front of you.
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12 Best Augmented Reality Apps for Android

12 Best Augmented Reality Apps for Android | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Augmented reality is set to become one of the next big things in smartphones. Both Google and Apple have plans underway to push it to the next level, and you’re quite possible already using it without realizing. The face filters in Snapchat and Instagram are based on AR, as was the biggest mobile game of last year: Pokemon Go.

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Watch Google's 'Visual Positioning Service' AR Tracking in Action – Road to VR

Watch Google's 'Visual Positioning Service' AR Tracking in Action – Road to VR | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
At today’s annual Google I/O developer conference, Clay Bavor, VP of Virtual Reality at Google, announced a new augmented reality service called Visual Positioning Service, the latest development for the Tango platform that promises to not only precisely map the world around you in concert with Google Maps, but also give you a ‘GPS-like’ turn-by-turn …

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Amazon presenta plataforma para crear apps de Realidad Virtual y Aumentada

Amazon no quiere quedarse atrás en el mundo de la realidad aumentada y virtual, y para ello lanza ahora Sumerian, una nueva plataforma que ayudará a crear experiencias 3D en varias plataformas. Sumerian está basada en el navegador, y ofrece la posibilidad de juntar modelos tridimensionales en escenas para usar en aplicaciones VR y AR, siendo compatible con HTC Vive, Oculus Rift y iPhone. Cuenta con una biblioteca de objetos con varios modelos para que puedan ser usados, así como una función para importar archivos FBX y OBJ, o importar datos de proyectos de Unity. Los programadore

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August 2017: Augmented reality in the classroom

August 2017: Augmented reality in the classroom | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
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Lyfta edtech gets global recognition

Lyfta edtech gets global recognition | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Edtech company Lyfta has been awarded for the world’s best innovative learning and education product at the World Summit Award 2017 innovation competition.

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sketchfab presenta aplicación para disfrutar de modelos 3D en Realidad virtual

sketchfab presenta aplicación para disfrutar de modelos 3D en Realidad virtual | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it

Si tenéis unas gafas de Google Cardboard, unas oculus, unas Vive o cualquier otro dispositivo de VR, no podéis dejar de instalar la nueva aplicación que ha lanzado sketchfab.sketchfab es famoso por la enorme colección de modelos 3D que tiene en su base de datos, y ahora ha preparado muchos de estos modelos para que puedan ser visitados usando la tecnología de Realidad Virtual, con una aplicación gratuita enlazada en sketchfab.com/virtual-reality, aunque desde la web hace tiempo que podemos hacer la visita pulsando en el icono de las gafas que aparece en la parte inferior de cada animación.


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Aurasma: a retrospective + 10 ways to use it | Home | VirtualiTeach

Aurasma: a retrospective + 10 ways to use it | Home | VirtualiTeach | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Like anyone interested in augmented reality, I have been closely following the launch of iOS11 and the debut of the much heralded ARKit apps. Like many other e

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Virtual Reality in Education

Some experiences from Virtual reality development project FinEduVR in four Finnish High Schools funded by Finland  National Agency fo

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Google yrittää vauhdittaa virtuaalitodellisuutta: maksuttomat 3d-mallit jakoon

Google yrittää vauhdittaa virtuaalitodellisuutta: maksuttomat 3d-mallit jakoon | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it

Google Poly on verkkopalvelu, jonka kautta ar- ja vr-ohjektien kehittäjät voivat jakaa ja hakea mallikappaleita, joita on saatavana useilta alueilta, kuten arkkitehtuuri, eläimet ja olennot, luonto, objektit, taide, teknologia ja paikat

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My visit to the Augmented World Expo Europe AWEEU 2017

My visit to the Augmented World Expo Europe AWEEU 2017 | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it

AWE, the world's largest AR+VR conference and expo. Munich Europe October 19-20, 2017.

I had a great time attending the Augmented World Expo in Munich (www.aweeu.com). This is the first time AWE has been in Europe and Munich was a great choice. Munich is where Metaio was based (purchased by Apple) and is near to the headquarters of BMW, AUDI, Porsche, and others. Munich is also my former home so of course i’m very fond of it being there!

It was a two day event, day one was about AR technology, use cases and how to implement AR in your processes. Day 2 was more content and pitches (startups in the AR space).

Audi had a strong presense at the event with insights into how and where they use AR and VR. Also companies like Lockheed Martin and Coca-Cola.

All the tech providers were there, Vuforia of course, so too were Wikitudes, VisionLab, ViewAR, Bosch, and many others. For headsets, we saw many HoloLens, and booths by Meta, ODG, Vuzix, Epson, Daqri, and others.

The exciting Avegant https://www.avegant.com/video-headset was there. Everyone was super keen to see their light field technology (this allows the user to focus on different points of view - something far away and then something close (something AR has trouble with)). Avegant is special because i think it’s doing one of the things that Magic Leap might be working on.

Some fun highlights of the show: I liked the Massless pen! I think this is a really nice concept that not only lets people write in 3D but lets them manipulate the environment (like a mouse does in 2D). Another fun surprise was seeing Prezi AR - although i’m a avid Prezi fan i did not know they had an AR version! The Nvidia Holodeck is also great if you havent had a chance to try it.

An interesting new company i had not come across was Insidernavigation. It’s just that - navigation solution for inside buildings, delivering AR to mobile phones without special hardware. Another new one was Diota. It came recommended and they indeed had some good SLAM technology. Unfortunately entirely closed ecosystem and they actually say they do not intend to expose any SDK or API, they want everything done by them….

Here are some other good writeups about the event:
http://www.augmented.org/blog/2017/09/awe-conference-augmented-reality-coming-home/
<will add more as more are published>

All in all, it was a great event and definitely keep/put AWE on your radar for the US and Europe.

 


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Augmented Reality Is Bringing The Internet To Life #AR #VR #MR

Augmented Reality Is Bringing The Internet To Life #AR #VR #MR | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Mixing reality and computer generated imagery is the next step in our digital revolution. Soon we will experience the internet as never before possible.

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Vuforia 7 Helps AR Blend Into Real Life

Vuforia 7 Helps AR Blend Into Real Life | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Augmented reality tech company Vuforia is announcing a new version of its platform that enables more seamless integration of AR into the real world.

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360-kuvia kännykkäsovelluksella

360-kuvia kännykkäsovelluksella | Augmented Reality & VR Tools and News | Scoop.it
Blogin keskeisin teema on tieto- ja viestintätekniikan opetuskäyttö, erityisesti sosiaalinen media ja mobiilioppimineen.

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