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An Augmented Reality GPS to improve car navigation

When you drive it can be sometimes difficult to understand and follow GPS indications. Our eyes then find themselves sweeping the road and the screen alternately, which can be painful or even dangerous. This is where the AR GPS actually comes in. A GPS application in augmented reality The young American company Phiar (pronounce fire) provides a solution that involves augmented reality: rather than duplicating the environment on a screen...

Interview of Neo Digital – AR/VR facilitator

Beam Me up has signed a partnership with Neo Digital which promotes new technologies, including Augmented reality (AR). They have an original concept called Boîte à Outils Numériques® (site). We have interviewed Sophie Van Den Driessche, who is in charge of the project. www.laboiteaoutilsnumeriques.fr Could you explain to us what La Boîte à Outils Numériques® (literally “the digital toolbox”) is really about, and how it all started? After the success...

AR Core and Tablet for Enriched Augmented Reality Experience

AR Core and Tablet for Enriched Augmented Reality Experience

Finally the good new arrives, a tablet will run with the AR Core for Android augmented reality applications. AR Core will be supported by the new Samsung S4 tablet. When you see what AR Core technology offers to augmented reality vs. a model positioning with markers, it will become really frustrating to benefit from the AR Core only with smartphones. For real comfort, in a professional uses with large models, augmented reality does...

Tracking in Augmented reality applications

Tracking in Augmented reality applications

The question of placing an augmented reality model is an important part of the user experience. The HoloLens has the ability to scan its environment. This is a real advantage for professionals using augmented reality applications, but comes at a significant cost. Furthermore, it still needs to improve in certain areas such as the weight of the glasses and their battery life. On the other hand, ARKit and ARCore show...

Augmented reality or virtual reality, how to choose?

Virtual reality, mixed reality, augmented reality, what’s the difference? For professional use, which one is best? Is the technology complementary or incompatible? As is the case with most new technology, we’re navigating uncharted waters. The purpose of this article is to give you some straightforward answers to make good use of these tools and boost productivity in your company. To keep things simple, we will start by going over augmented...