TAG: augmented reality

Roadmap helps guide city planners to the smart, connected cities

May 30, 2017By
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The 5G network, augmented reality, machine learning and other innovations are delivering a wealth of options to rapidly advance the power of Smart Cities technology. The Smart Cities Technology Roadmap helps city planners know what’s on the horizon for tomorrow so that they can start developing their technology vision today. The report is developed by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry... read more

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Collaborative project delivers glare-resistant augmented reality glasses

November 16, 2016By
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HiScene, Inuitive and Heptagon have teamed up to take augmented reality (AR) another step forward with HiAR Glasses, HiScene’s next generation of AR glasses. The companies worked together to develop a complete solution for advanced 3D depth sensing and AR/VR applications that delivers excellent performance even in changing light conditions and outdoors. HiAR Glasses incorporate Inuitive’s NU3000 Computer Vision Processor... read more

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SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens enables users to inhabit designs

November 9, 2016By
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Trimble has launched its SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens. The new mixed-reality solution allows users to virtually inhabit and experience their designs to improve quality, communication and efficiency in the design, construction and operation of buildings. SketchUp Viewer is the first extensible commercial HoloLens application available in the Windows Store. SketchUp a widely used 3D modeling software for architects, engineers,... read more

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Capturing Reality Forum

November 23, 2015By

The new Capturing Reality Forum combines the best of SPAR Europe and the European LiDAR Mapping Forum (ELMF) to deliver a unique event focused on the technologies of laser scanning, LiDAR and 3D data capture and modeling. The forum will take place in Salzburg, Austria, Nov. 23-25. The technical committee has issued a call for papers. Interested parties are asked to submit abstracts... read more

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F-35 Helmet Mounted Display Delivered and Demonstrated

August 13, 2015By
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Lockheed Martin and Rockwell Collins have delivered the first Gen III F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS). The advanced technology for warfighters provides pilots with unprecedented levels of situational awareness and allows them to “look through” the airframe. Company executives commemorated the delivery of the first HDMS on Aug. 11 with Sen. Joni Ernst in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In addition to the... read more

zLense Offers Real-Time 3D Depth Mapping for Broadcasts

October 27, 2014By
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zLense, a specialist provider of virtual production platforms to the film, production, broadcast and gaming industries, is offering a depth-mapping camera that captures 3D data and scenery in real-time and adds a 3D layer to the footage. The camera is optimized for broadcasters and film productions. The technology processes space information, making new and real three-dimensional compositing methods possible, enabling production teams to... read more

ikeGPS Shortlisted for GE Low Carbon Challenge

March 15, 2013By
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ikeGPS, a maker of remote measurement and 3D modeling hardware and software solutions, has announced it has been shortlisted for the GE Australia & New Zealand Low Carbon Ecomagination Challenge. The challenge is an open call to businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators and students in Australia and New Zealand with breakthrough ideas for reducing our carbon footprint. Out of 191 entries, ikeGPS... read more

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Thoughts on Mobile Devices, UAVs, and Cheap Data-Collection Software

May 8, 2012By
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On the coattails of last week’s Geospatial Solutions newsletter outlining the United Nations’ five- to ten-year vision on geospatial information management, and my column on the mobile device operating system war, here are some more thoughts on those subjects. As the cost of GIS data collection devices (handheld, tablet) has plummeted in the past two years and smartphones have proliferated, the quest for inexpensive... read more

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