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The Alternative Realities of Our Time

What Is the Difference between Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality?

Virtual reality has been making headlines for the past few years. What was once science fiction suddenly burst into the average person’s gaming experience. But a related technology is becoming

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The Best 10 Augmented Reality Apps to Use in the Classroom

Augmented Reality apps have seen an increased evolution in the past years. Augmented Reality is now changing the way education is being delivered. It’s a simple and cool way to

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Sony Smart Glasses – Decorating Today’s AR

The Sony smart glasses promised to further develop the AR landscape available to the average consumer. After the commercial flop that was the Google Glass, smart spectacles seem to have

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Augmented Reality Android Clever Apps and Fun Games

Augmented reality Android apps and games have slowly chiseled their fair share of the market, and the public’s preferences. Nevertheless, as exceptions are always a welcomed sight, some applications prove

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A New Beginning: Microsoft HoloLens

It’s been quite some time since we talked about Microsoft and their efforts into the realm of augmented reality. That has largely been because, well, the company has really been

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Taking a Magic Leap into the Future

Just when everybody thought that the recent Google-purchased startup, Magic Leap had been too quiet for too long, the company comes in and gives us something like this: a new

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The Many Uses of Augmented Reality

Each day we say hello to the future. This is the basic concept behind augmented reality. With each passing moment, someone, somewhere out there in this wide world is working

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Augmented Reality Applications in Surgery

‘Meet your surgeon! Well, technically, he’s half a world away, but he can get you through this.’ Imagine that’s what doctors will be able to say in the near future.

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Augmented Reality – When Did That Happen?

Here on OpticsGamer, we’ve talked a lot about virtual reality – or VR. This should indeed come as obvious, given the name of our enterprise. Yet, as much as we

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HoloLens V1 Developer Edition Available for Devs Next Year

Microsoft’s Augmented Reality device, the HoloLens V1 Developer Edition, will be available in 2016 for developers. The V1 will mainly be focused for developers, and enterprises – AR enthusiasts will

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