Apple is working on 3D laser for the iPhone

Apple engineers are reportedly working tirelessly to implement a 3D laser sensor to the back of the iPhone 8 that will help improve autofocus and be used for Augmented Reality. It’s reportedly a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser and will bring a huge improvement to depth detection. The new laser sensor will be vital for Apple’s newly announced ARKit, which developers will use to develop AR experiences for the iPhone. Currently devs can only use the iPhone’s main camera to develop AR apps. A laser system on the back of the next iPhone will also greatly improve autofocus. Many smartphones use laser-assisted … Continue reading Apple is working on 3D laser for the iPhone

Epson launches Moverio BT-300 AR Smartglasses

Silicon-based OLED display technology enables true mobile AR capabilities Epson has launched the third generation of its Moverio smartglasses for augmented reality in ANZ. The Moverio BT-300 features Epson’s breakthrough silicon-based OLED (organic light emitting diode) digital display technology, enabling truly transparent mobile augmented reality (AR) experiences for consumers, government and business. The Moverio BT-300 are also the lightest binocular see-though smartglasses announced to date. At the launch Epson demonstrated how Moverio BT-300 smartglasses are now very much mainstream and key to a wide variety of consumer, commercial and government uses including flying drones, aerial photography and videography, medical surgery, … Continue reading Epson launches Moverio BT-300 AR Smartglasses