Nissan unveils Invisible-to-Visible ‘connected car’ concept at CES

At the upcoming CES Trade Show in Las Vegas, Nissan will unveil its future vision for a vehicle that helps drivers “see the invisible” by merging both real and virtual worlds to create a connected-car experience. Invisible-to-Visible, or I2V, is a future technology created through Nissan Intelligent Mobility. It claims to support drivers by merging…

British augmented reality start-up Blippar goes into administration

Augmented reality experience maker Blippar has gone into administration. The British start-up, founded in 2011 by entrepreneurs Ambarish Mitra and Omar Tayeb, said it was unable to secure additional funding from one of its shareholders. We’re saddened to announce that Blippar has gone into administration today. We’re eternally grateful to all our team members, customers,…

Parliamentary inquiry launched into addictive technologies, including AR and VR

An inquiry into the impact of immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality has been launched by a House of Commons select committee. A group of MPs from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee will look into the impact of virtual reality on the future of sport, entertainment and news. It will…

BAE Systems to invest £20 million on adding augmented reality and AI tech to warships

  Defence firm BAE Systems has announced a £20 million investment in a range of new technology solutions for naval ships, including the introduction of augmented reality (AR) glasses for officers. Among the new solutions included in the British company’s plans are AR glasses for officers, enabling them to see tactical data and other operational…

CES 2018: Nissan unveils mind-reading tech to improve drivers’ reaction times

A car that can read your mind. That's what Nissan is claiming to offer with its latest Brain-to-Vehicle technology. The Japanese car manufacturer reckons that by interpreting signals from the driver’s brain, it can redefine how people interact with their cars. Most importantly, by anticipating intended movement, the systems can take actions, such as turning…

Virtual measurement tool set to be first app to exploit Apple’s AR technology

Mixed reality start up DigitalBridge has announced a new measurement tool which is set to be one of the first apps to exploit the potential of Apple's latest Augmented Reality (AR) technology. Rather than having to measure, say, a room with a standard tape measure, the innovative measurement tool called Survey, uses AR technology to allow users…