Elton John to use PEEX AR technology for Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour

Fed up of people talking all the way through gigs or having your enjoyment ruined because the venue is too echoey? Here's a possible solution. It's a wearable device and app that uses augmented reality (AR) so you can enjoy your very own version of the concert. Called PEEX, it's billed as a live music platform…

Q+A interview with Get Technology author Gerald Lynch

Chris Price speaks to former Tech Digest editor Gerald Lynch about everything from bionics to transhumanism - just two topics featured in his latest book, Get Technology... Q: How did you get into technology? Were you into computer games as a kid? Like most people my age, it was probably through computer games. We had an…

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…

WILD LIFE bring augmented reality animals alive in City of London

As part of the Life Meets Tech campaign, Broadgate is partnering with London design house, Marokka and The Aspinall Foundation in a unique, augmented reality tech-inspired exhibition. WILD LIFE combines an imposing three metre tall gorilla sculpture with augmented reality (see above) to help raise awareness of endangered animals. By downloading Marokka’s free app (iOS and Android),…

#CES2017: Panasonic unveil head up display complete with Augmented Reality

Panasonic sure has been busy at CES2017 in Las Vegas. Earlier we wrote about its car cabin of the future. Now there's just time to to tell you about a next-generation head up vehicle display system which allows you to keep your eyes on the road at the same time as getting important information in…

Google bring Ingress augmented reality game to iPhone and iPad

Google has released a version of its augmented reality game, Ingress, on the iOS app store. That's right: Google make games too, apparently. Ingress is an augmented reality game where you must travel on foot around physical space in order to 'capture' different neighbourhoods and gather resources. The game takes places globally too - with…

Wearable Tech: ViewAR Augmented Reality

Today we're at the Wearable Tech Conference in London. Ever played with the Nintendo 3DS's augmented reality toys? ViewAR takes the idea a step further – and showed us what their tech can do. Here's a video of CEO Markus…

Google Glass now has an app that takes photos with a wink

As if a "cheeky wink" wasn't already a creepy enough gesture as it was, it's now gained the ability to power stealthy perv-photos the world over thanks to the Google Glass augmented reality specs. Developer Mike DiGiovanni has put together…