Keyword: Augmented/​Virtual Reality

AR/​AI

Issue Archive: Imaging
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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

We tend to take our sense of touch for granted in everyday settings, but it is vital for our ability to interact with our surroundings. Imagine reaching into the fridge to grab an egg for...

Briefs: Imaging
The millimeter-sized flat lens can be used in wearable displays for virtual reality, which requires compact, lightweight, and cost-effective components.
Articles: AR/AI

With AR eyeglasses, the screen of a mobile device can be transitioned to the lens of a pair of eyeglasses. The problem with that is that even though the technology has been around for a while, the...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

High-fidelity touch has the potential to significantly expand the scope of what we expect from computing devices, making new remote sensory experiences possible. The...

Briefs: AR/AI

Through the use of magnetic fields, scientists have developed an electronic sensor that can simultaneously process both touchless and tactile stimuli. Prior attempts have so far failed to combine these functions...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Consumers are looking for augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) glasses that are compact and easy to wear, delivering high-quality imagery with socially acceptable optics...

Briefs: Manned Systems
The highly customizable robotic arm can be twisted and turned in all directions.
Application Briefs: AR/AI

Infinadeck’s omni-directional treadmill debuted in 2018 when it provided Warner Brothers Studios with its prototype omni-directional virtual reality (VR) treadmill for the Steven...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Columbia researchers are reducing both the size and the power consumption of a visible-spectrum phase modulator, from one millimeter to 10 microns.
Briefs: AR/AI
This combination of technologies could enable developments for many optical applications.
Briefs: Wearables
The technology has possible uses in monitoring disorders that affect fine motor skills such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
Articles: Communications
Technology Leaders: Software
Deep learning-based AI allows users to identify 3D objects of arbitrary shape and size in various orientations with high accuracy in the 3D space.
Briefs: Materials
This combination of technologies could enable developments for many optical applications.
Briefs: Wearables
The ultra-compact, wearable hologram sensor immediately notifies the user of volatile gas detection.
Special Reports: Imaging
Smart Factory/IIoT - June 2021

Factories are getting "smarter" and more automated by the day, thanks to advances in AI, connectivity, controls, and sensors. In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Sensor...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This technology bends light more efficiently, enabling more immersive augmented reality display systems.
Articles: AR/AI
Head-up displays, health-monitoring sensors from NASA, and a pollen sponge.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This compact beam steering technology has applications in autonomous navigation, AR, and neuroscience.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The single piece of glass produces crisp panoramic images.
Blog: AR/AI
Design engineers should be cautious in how they design and deploy mixed-reality technologies, says an industry expert.
Facility Focus: Electronics & Computers
Stanford University’s School of Engineering has been at the forefront of innovation for nearly a century
Articles: Imaging
Digital technologies are enabling an "Industry Renaissance" of virtual experiences.
Briefs: Imaging
The system allows multiple users to interact with the same VR app on smartphones, providing opportunities for education, healthcare, and entertainment.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device can translate expressions into emojis or silent speech commands.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The soft, wearable device simulates the sense of touch and has wide potential in medical and industrial applications.
Briefs: AR/AI
VR/AR devices can simulate some of the key difficulties experienced due to glaucoma.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
See how tantalum disulfide is supporting new kinds of optics, and potentially new kinds of application for VR and self-driving cars.