The paradox of augmented reality
MAY 26, 2013
Scott is the Co-founder & CMO of Explore Engage , a digital media company that is attracting serious attention for its augmented reality eyewear. How does your eyewear differ from Google Glass? (3:05). Is augmented reality worth the hype? (3:54).
Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications
APRIL 30, 2010
We have been experimenting with development of Augmented Reality [AR] applications for some time now. Marker based/Image recognition – using a camera these applications recognize a marker or an image in the real world, calculate its position & orientation to augment the reality.
Google’s Glass Project – Wearable Augmented Reality Glasses
APRIL 5, 2012
Google officially announced Project Glass yesterday. You need to be logged into your Google Account to view this post]. Imagine using glasses like this in the workplace; rather than being connected to Google’s services, the glasses connect with your own organization’s web services.
When augmented reality isn’t
AUGUST 29, 2011
So I was excited to stumble upon their Augmented Reality browsing of Powerhouse Museum around Sydney app for Apple and Android. I love history, I love augmented reality, and I own an iPhone – so a combination of all three proved irresistible.
Augmented Reality for Learning
JULY 26, 2010
A colleague just asked me if I knew anyone who was using Augmented Reality for learning. Probably I need to update my posts because there have to be lots of people who would be involved in training and augmented reality found via LinkedIn. I just tried a search for “augmented reality” as a keyword along with either title contains “training” or “learning” and found some interesting folks.
APRIL 18, 2016
My all-time favourite example of augmented reality has been reinvented. When I first saw BMW’s augmented reality glasses on YouTube over 8 years ago, I was excited. Overnight, the Korean boffins made BMW’s augmented reality glasses a reality for the rest of us.
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality at Work
DECEMBER 15, 2016
Virtual and augmented reality is already making waves in the workplace, and by extension, in training. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality at Work.
My forecasts for 2017
OCTOBER 6, 2016
” Uh, you may know who they are – and no offense to them, but it is a reality. When people think of VR (Virtual Reality) they often think of Oculus Rift and similar headset devices. Google Daydream – Brand new. Google Cardboard – Been around for a long time. DESTEK Vone 3D VR Virtual Reality Headset 3D VR Glasses is another one out there. I see Google Daydream as the dominating player in that particular space. .
AR: Augmenting the Reality of Learning
MARCH 6, 2012
Augmented reality (AR), as defined by the infallible Wikipedia, is a live, direct or indirect, view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. Introduction to AR.
The joy of UX
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
I’ve written previously about how I’ve been toying around with the augmented reality app Aurasma. The first step appeared simple enough: millions of people go to the App Store or Google Play to install millions of apps.
AUGUST 8, 2016
Ingress is a mobile game developed by Niantic (an offshoot of Google). Ingress is oft described as an augmented reality game, but I disagree. It’s an alternate reality game. I was vaguely aware of this game since I maintain a general interest in augmented reality.
Do you see a paradigm shift in learning?
JANUARY 14, 2016
But, fast-paced changes are happening globally, be it the explosion of information (big data world) or use of advanced technologies ( augmented reality , virtual reality ) or the expanding list of multi-purpose gadgets (Google Cardboard, Oculus).
Augmented reality in e-learning – just virtual reality?
MAY 9, 2011
The manner of the defeat is not relevant to augmented reality technology in any sense, but I’d like to think that it provides anecdotal evidence that I’d been planning this blog well before this article appeared on the BBC website. Augmented reality for mobile devices isn’t anything new. The success of augmented reality will be fundamentally linked to growth and investment in mobile learning.
eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?
JANUARY 12, 2015
With the potential of additional consumer mobile devices such as Google Glass, this will also create a need for augmented and blended learning experiences, engaging learners in a whole new way. Augmented Learning. With augmented learning this scenario could become reality.
Project Glass: Learning Game-Changer Or Just Another Advertising Medium
MAY 18, 2012
Since my last blog post, AR: Augmenting the Reality of Learning , we’ve probably seen the most hyped augmented reality product in history. From a 2:30 video clip, we see a New York hipster show off six unique ways augmented reality can facilitate learning.
Immersive Learning Latest on VR/AR/MR
MARCH 14, 2017
Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, as a result, you can connect to the cloud and download files from Dropbox, Box.com, Google Drive and so on. It relies on you to go and download the apps you want via Google Play. AR Augmented Reality Immersive Learning Mixed Reality MR Uncategorized Virtual Reality VRHello! Right now, I’m writing to you from a virtual world, known as Earth. Ever heard of it? I made a funny. Okay, not really, but roll with it. .
Surfing the Future Pedagogies: Augmented Learning
OCTOBER 20, 2014
What’s so great about augmented learning anyway? Yes, augmented learning is all that and more: enhanced learner experience and achievement. Before you scroll down to see how long this article is, (and whether this is worth your time), know that augmented learning is here to stay.
Where AR we now?
Learning with e's
JANUARY 8, 2013
Augmented Reality (AR) is one such tool that has a lot of potential to enhance our senses, but to date has had poor uptake and real life application in the world of learning. This is part 6 in a series of posts on the future of learning and technology.
Wearable Technology: Does Google Glass still has the potential to transform Learning?
MARCH 2, 2015
With wearable gadgets like Google Glass, the device can be worn on the head which projects an image onto a transparent screen suspended in front of your eye. But with all the initial hype around Google Glass, all was not looking up for the device.
Get it in glass
Learning with e's
APRIL 8, 2012
For a while, Augmented Reality (AR) has been promised as the next big thing in enhanced technological living. enhanced information Sixth Sense augmented reality Google Project Glass ARWhat is the best way to merge web with world?
Learning with e's
JANUARY 28, 2014
I''m not sure, but I tried Google Glass for the first time last night and I was conscious that I was looking like a cyborg. That''s one of the benefits of having dinner with David Kelly, Learning and Development Consultant, and owner of one of the infamous Google beta testing devices.
Augmented Reality – Upside Pune Layar
APRIL 27, 2010
Today, Upside Learning is thrilled to announce that we are augmenting reality in Pune, with a layer that’ll let you find significant landmarks in and around the city. We’ve been experimenting with Augmented Reality and Virtuality, we posted about that earlier here.
Learning with e's
JANUARY 24, 2014
The Google Glass and other Augmented Reality wearables look interesting but inherently dangerous. bett2014 augmented reality blogging education gestural interfaces Google Glass learning personal research smart mobile Technology user generated content video webcasting
This Week on #TalkTech: Apprenticeships, Augmented Reality, and Creativity
AUGUST 15, 2013
Augmented reality could have a lot of potential for use in learning solutions. What are some of the potentials for augmented reality in training and development? This article talks about using Google Glass and gamification to help us be fitter and healthier.
Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?
OCTOBER 5, 2012
My last two blog posts were reactions to augmented reality , a concept that was thought up decades ago, coined in the 90s, and only starting to crawl into everyday life. social learning augmented reality Grockit learning portal Learnist LMS
eLearning Cyclops: Wicked, Cool Example of Augmented Reality
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
Wicked, Cool Example of Augmented Reality. While attending the Enterprise Learning Conference & Expo today, I saw an example of the use of augmented reality as created by BMW. Reply Delete Do you need to augment your reality? Check out this very cool blog post from MinuteBio about how BMW is using augmented reality. [.] Wicked, Cool Example of Augmented Reality. Google App Inventor - Make Apps/m-Learning.
MARCH 13, 2010
I said Augmented Reality (AR). I haven’t wrote about AR much and I haven’t done any serious research on it but I have had a Google alert going for “Augmented Reality now for several months. (I
The foresight saga
Learning with e's
JANUARY 11, 2013
The stars of CES 2013 were the Vuzix M100 Augmented Reality Smart Glasses (pictured), Samsung's new ultra thin bendy phone screen and the 4K ultra high Resolution television screen. Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses This is part 8 in the series on the future of learning and technology.
What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry
JULY 14, 2016
Augmented Reality. As per Merriam-Webster, “Augmented Reality is an enhanced version of reality created by the use of technology to overlay digital information on an image of something being viewed through a device (as a smartphone camera).”
DevCorner: A TechSmithie’s View of Google I/O 2014
JULY 9, 2014
Like previous Google I/O events, the 7th Annual took place at Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA, June 25-26, 2014. With the big focus on wearables, Google also spoke a lot about unifying your experience across devices, including your car and TV.
Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 23, 2015
Trend # 2 Augmented Learning. It is quite possible that by 2016, the augmented reality devices, including Google Glass, Apple Watch etc would become the common tool in our everyday realities .
Top Learning and Development Trends in 2017
Your Training Edge
JANUARY 16, 2017
Google’s Primer is the best example of training through micro-learning that is being used efficiently on a large scale. Virtual Reality. Virtual reality is about to change the training and development landscape across organizations.
5 eLearning Trends to Watch in 2016
JANUARY 5, 2016
Augmented Reality - Some brands have already started delivering powerful experiences using augmented reality, largely in marketing applications. We’re still very early in the adoption of augmented reality, but the possibilities are endless and intriguing.
Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?
JANUARY 10, 2017
Electronic Performance Support Systems (Interesting fact: Google was founded in September 1998.). From Trend to Reality. In short, those 1998 trends evolved into today’s reality over a span of years. Virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality.