Tag "AR"

Apple is going steady with its AR projects

By : CIOL Writers

Apple rarely speaks about its budding ventures and projects. But the rumours and leaks in the virtual world always keep us abreast with what’s underway at Cupertino. Just like its self-driving cars, Apple has been quite secretive about its augmented reality

Tata Elxsi partners Welspun to launch AR storytelling technology for kids

By : CIOL Writers

Using the immersive technology of Augmented Reality, Tata Elxsi, a global design company has partnered with Welspun, textile makers to bring SpinTales, an intuitive and easy-to-use app for kids, age three and up. SpinTales was launched in 2016 with a

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 835 to power immersive AR and VR experiences

USA: At CES, Qualcomm has unveiled the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with X16 LTE, the first mobile platform to be commercially manufactured using the 10nm FinFET process node. It is designed to simultaneously meet the high performance demands, thermal limits and power

Things that will breathe new life into a sluggish PC market in 2017

Global PC shipments has seen a steady decline of eighth consecutive quarters in Q3, 2016. According to Mikako Kitagawa, Principal Analyst at Gartner , the two fundamental issues that have impacted PC market are mainly the extension of the lifetime

Snapchat buys Israeli AR startup Cimagine Media

Snapchat reportedly has acquired an Israeli AR(Augmented Reality) startup, according to Calcalist News. The four-year-old Cimagine has a cloud-based AR platform that allows users to visualize and virtually place furnitures and appliances in their home, at the touch of a

Pokémon GO finally releasing in India tomorrow, thanks to RJio & Niantic partnership

Reliance Jio is now bringing the sought-after, first-of-its-kind, Augmented Reality game ‘Pokémon GO’ to India in a partnership  with Niantic – publisher and developer of the game. From tomorrow onwards, thousands of Reliance Digital Stores and select partner premises in

Harry Potter Go, a new augmented reality game expected to hit our mobiles soon

By : CIOL Writers

Another good news for Potterheads. Google is not the only one who understands our love for the wizardry world; Niantic, the game developer who created Pokemon Go is also rumored planning to bring ‘Harry Potter Go’ into our smartphones. The

How digital innovation will impact IT organizations and users in 2017 and beyond

MUMBAI, INDIA: Gartner today revealed its top predictions for 2017 and beyond- taking into account the three fundamental effects of continued digital innovation such as experience and engagement, business innovation, and the secondary effects that result from increased digital capabilities. “Gartner’s top

Snapchat joins the Bluetooth SIG, may be working on AR hardware

By : CIOL Writers

Snapchat has joined the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), adding weight to the rumors that the social networking platform is set to enter the augmented reality (AR) field, reports The Financial Times. The SIG industry association upholds the Bluetooth wireless

Axis Bank users can grab bank offers in Pokemon Go-way now!

Pokemon Go craze has shown the possibilities of Augmented Reality(AR) for the gaming industry. But can it be a game changer for banks too- for e.g. in terms of improving service delivery and simplifying the user experience? Axis bank has found

Can Augmented Reality turn around Apple’s fortune?

By : CIOL Writers

Apple’s dwindling fortune sees no respite as iPhone sales declined for the second straight quarter but the tech titan believes or maybe want us/investors to believe that the company will soon get back on track with its ‘work in progress’

NEC’s tech can now turn your arm into a virtual keyboard

BANGALORE, INDIA: In recent years, smart glasses have been introduced that enable users to perform operations at sites without using their hands, the things we used to see in sci-fi films only. But NEC has turned some of those sci-fi

Beer enthusiasts ‘know your beer’ when you are at The Beer Café!

So many beers, so little time! With the largest collection of beers- over 50 different varieties from 17 countries under one roof, wouldn’t it be amazing if you were able to know everything about the brew you’re having at The

Biggest science and tech predictions for the coming decade

By : CIOL Writers

My six year old nephew talks about robots and gadgets like a pro. Even at this age he has an idea about VR and AR and often talks about computer intelligence and machine learning. Technology has changed everything around us.

Pepperfry app will let users place furnitures virtually in their rooms

BANGALORE, INDIA: Online shoppers often struggle with questions related to product display, e.g. how will an online product will fit inside their homes – both physically and aesthetically. The online seller of furniture and home decor products, Pepperfry.com’s mobile app will now addresses these specific  consumer

Windows 10 and Hololens could have a 3D spin soon

INDIA: In two separate but related efforts to advance the future of digital and physical creation, Autodesk,