Up next: AWE in Munich, not up: Facebook AR

What’s up next? Busy days. Actually, I just wanted to publish an article titled “Facebook refuses to show their AR glasses”. As they did during Oculus Connect 6 just last week. But then again… what to talk about if they don’t actually show anything? Well to be fair, they showed a little bit. They talked about ongoing research, presented their […]

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Microsoft presents new services to grow AR

On Sunday, during AWE in Barcelona, Microsoft presented in an one hour show multiple news on their commitment to the mixed reality space. Including demo showcases with partners, Azure cloud services, new software, ah, yeah, … and the HoloLens 2! Time to compare my wishlist from last week with it and to give my virtual two cents on the news. […]

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My MWC Hololens³ Wishlist

I’m sure you are following Alex “father of HoloLens” Kipman on twitter and saw his teaser video of “something to be revealed” next Sunday during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Well, it could be the teaser for a new terminator movie, brining back mimetic poly-alloy or some freaky colorful alien-styled worm race crawling along ropes to frighten us. But most […]

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Teaching AR to understand the world (ISMAR & AWE 2)

Dadada, here, little computer! This is a teddy bear! Dadadada, this is a bottle! This is a skateboard, … but it is very dangeroooous! When communicating with computers and AI… we feel like “they” are still little babies, starting at zero. Also, augmented reality applications are often still too dumb to really help us out. Time to change this! A […]

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Touching the future – ISMAR & AWE in Munich (1)

Hey everbody, in October we had the great double trouble week in Munich, hosting both – ISMAR and AWE EU – for our pleasure. I’ve been there the whole week checking out the latest demos, papers, talks and companies. After some aftermath sorting of things it’s about time to point out some highlights. Coincidental, the AWE team just published their […]

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