TAG: augmented reality

Augmented-Reality Golf Coverage Uses KVH IMU

June 22, 2015By
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Golf fans who watched televised coverage of the U.S. Open golf tournament June 18-21 got a new outlook on what the professional golfer is facing, thanks to a camera and augmented-reality tracking system that includes a 1750 inertial measurement unit (IMU) from KVH Industries. Called RangeFinder, the system was developed by Sportvision, Inc., creators of football’s Virtual Yellow 1st and Ten Line,... read more

Juniper: Augmented Reality Apps Could Mean $300M in 2013

November 9, 2012By

A new report from Juniper Research has found that with brands and retailers increasingly keen to deploy augmented reality (AR) capabilities within their apps and marketing materials, AR applications will generate close to $300 million in revenues globally in 2013. The report found that while the traditional pay-per-download payment model would continue to account for the largest share of revenues... read more

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Augmented Reality for Precision Navigation: Enhancing Performance in High-Stress Operations

June 1, 2012By
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Augmented reality delivers two important military capabilities to the warfighter: situational awareness and precision piloting capabilities, both key to survival on the battlefield. Look-ahead drive-to-position, based on accurate GPS positions, extends the importance of GPS to high-speed operation or very close maneuvering situations where humans cannot cycle through a chart or map display, then place themselves in the real world to make maneuvering decisions. read more

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On the Edge: Driving Reality Home

May 1, 2011By

A new navigation system looks to make driving safer by removing the need for drivers to look away from the road at their navigation device. With Wikitude Drive, as a driver moves down the road, the route is “drawn” onto the live video screen of an Android smartphone. How is this possible? Augmented reality. read more