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  • Walmart-backed Flipkart acquires augmented reality firm Scapic

    Walmart-backed Flipkart acquires augmented reality firm Scapic

    The team will work towards accelerating the company's efforts to provide deeper camera experiences, virtual storefronts and new opportunities for brand advertising on its platform.

    November 17, 2020
  • CBSE, Facebook to train students and teachers on digital safety

    CBSE, Facebook to train students and teachers on digital safety

    "I congratulate CBSE and Facebook on its partnership to introduce certified programs in augmented reality for teachers and digital safety and online-wellbeing for students," said Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

    July 5, 2020
  • Apple launches new iPod touch packed with A10 chip

    Apple launches new iPod touch packed with A10 chip

    The new iPod touch starts at Rs 18,900 for the 32GB model, Rs 28,900 for the 128GB model and Rs 38,900 for the 256GB model and is available through Apple authorised resellers and select carriers, Apple said in a statement.

    May 28, 2019
  • How technology is changing landscape of real estate investment for India

    How technology is changing landscape of real estate investment for India

    Not just in terms of construction, but even in terms of simplifying the property buying process, real estate brokers and agents are slowly adapting newer technologies

    May 11, 2019
  • AR-based educational toys can be remedy for increased screen time among children

    AR-based educational toys can be remedy for increased screen time among children

    AR technology when merged with educational material allows children to learn about the world in ways that are indistinguishable from fun

    May 8, 2019
  • Digital innovation: Being practical

    Digital innovation: Being practical

    Digital innovation in institutes allow educators to teach better and make academics interesting for students.

    December 4, 2018
  • A roller-coaster ride

    A roller-coaster ride

    Virtual reality can potentially change the way a learner interacts with a dry subject matter by turning it into a real life-like experience through immersive graphics and animation.

    August 28, 2018
  • Eye-wearable Google Glass not dead yet

    Eye-wearable Google Glass not dead yet

    Remember Google Glass? The failed eye-wearable Augmented Reality (AR) device could make a comeback as the AR technology improves, a top company executive has hinted. According to a report in The Telegraph, Rick Osterloh, Head of Google’s Hardware Division, said hi-tech glasses were “very interesting to us”. “We’re trying to determine what the best future...

    March 1, 2018
  • Google’s AR product Director Nikhil Chandhok joins Facebook’s Camera/AR team

    Google’s AR product Director Nikhil Chandhok joins Facebook’s Camera/AR team

    Nikhil Chandhok, Indian-origin Director of Product for Augmented Reality (AR) at Google, is joining Facebook to lead product management of its camera team working on AR. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Chandhok said he is looking forward to build upon a platform that allows for the creation and discovery of global AR experiences everywhere....

    January 30, 2018
  • Google collaborate with NASA to let you take a virtual walk on Mars

    Google collaborate with NASA to let you take a virtual walk on Mars

    If you are curious about the unknown terrains of the Red Planet, here is your chance to take a walk on Mars for free all the while staying in your living room, thanks to Google’s immersive experience initiative Access Mars. Google collaborated with NASA to produce Access Mars that lets users wander the actual dunes...

    October 20, 2017
  • Facebook launches camera platform for developers to encourage AR

    Facebook launches camera platform for developers to encourage AR

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during the two-day annual F8 developer conference launched a platform for developers to encourage augmented reality (AR) camera effects. Zuckerberg stressed that AR-powered camera effects would change the way people interact with friends on the social network. According to a report in Time on Tuesday, AR-powered camera effects will be launching...

    April 19, 2017