Scientists from the STI of the Far Eastern Federal University and the St. Petersburg VR developer Modum Lab summed up the results of the experiment on preparing students for exams in virtual reality format. The hypothesis that virtual reality, as a tool for teaching schoolchildren and students, can be more effective than the existing “standard” […]

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The upcoming Oculus Quest hand tracking feature reduces battery life by just 7 minutes, Facebook said. Hand tracking was announced during the week at Oculus Connect 6, the annual VR / AR conference hosted by Facebook. The functionality should be released early next year, it will allow users to interact with the Quest menu and […]

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October 29 in Moscow will host the annual conference on the introduction of digital technology in business – Tech Week 19 The Tech Week platform brings together the best entrepreneurs from different parts of Russia and abroad twice a year. At the autumn meeting, the organizers plan to gather 2,000 people. The conference will bring […]

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The Tilt Five desktop AR project is now crowdfunding on Kickstarter with a $ 299 bail promising a 31.5-inch square game board and AR points for 2020. The developers of the Tilt Five project plan to reach the goal of $ 450,000. AR glasses are equipped with tracking equipment and small projectors that work as […]

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Augmented reality glasses provide users the ability to share seen virtual and real objects. At this moment the corporation is working on software for the device, especially over spatial maps. This news was reported by the head of Facebook hardware company Andrew Bosworth at Oculus Connect 6. In addition to the device itself, the corporation […]

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The Mars Unity tool, which stands for Mixed and Augmented Reality Studio, will receive companion apps for specialized AR gadgets. The first version of the tool is released for mobile phones with support for ARKit and ARCore. “You can synchronize project folders in Unity Cloud, and then post your development as easily as placing a […]

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Facebook is in the final stages of acquiring a startup in New York called CTRL Labs, which was developing a bandage that tracks the user’s fingers. It works by detecting electrical signals passing through the user’s wrist to the fingers. Based on how the signal passing through the tendons and muscles of the arm changes, […]

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The news that Apple is working on AR glasses first appeared at the end of 2017. In 2018, Apple acquired Akonia Holographics, a startup working on new holographic AR-based optics. Based on the reading of the patent, the idea is a direct evolution of Akonia technology. Although the startup did not give details about how […]

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Facebook executives at Oculus Connect 6 announced that work on augmented reality glasses is in full swing. To implement the project as correctly as possible, the company wants to create a 3D model of the planet Earth. It will help the users of the new system to get a better and more accurate immersion experience. […]

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Facebook AR smart glasses can be created in conjunction with the popular Ray-Ban brand of glasses. Ray-Ban’s Facebook collaboration is actually codenamed Stella. The kit seems to be different from the Orion project, which is more advanced. Apparently, Stella will simply allow you to see the real world through cameras with the help of a […]

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