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Epson Smart Glasses and heart-rate monitoring gear enter a crowded field (hands-on)

Moverio BT-200 Smart Glasses and Pulsense heart-rate monitoring watches and bands aim to take on Google Glass and fitness companies respectively, aiming at augmented reality and heart rate fitness specifically.

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Augmented-reality goggles called spaceglasses put an interface right on your face. Ikea's getting into the augmented-reality game with its futuristic catalog, and beware of toilet hackers. It's a thing.

Spaceglasses turn your face into an interface, Ep 132

Augmented-reality goggles called spaceglasses put an interface right on your face. Ikea's getting into the augmented-reality game with its futuristic catalog, and beware of toilet hackers. It's a thing.

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Ep. 1315: Where we have no McShame

Today we'll challenge Bridget Carey's devotion to McDonalds with news of the world's first test tube hamburger, funded by Sergey Brin. We'll also explore our Chromecast travel dreams and learn how Ikea just got a little easier to avoid.

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Microsoft patents augmented reality Xbox glasses

A new patent reveals Microsoft has plans for some augmented reality spectacles for its games console.

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Ep. 1313: Where there is no such thing as too much guacamole

Drowning your sorrows in ladlefuls of ice cream is sad enough, but now Haagen-Dazs is making you wait for it with a new augmented reality app that challenges you to "temper" your cravings for two minutes. Sounds impossible, but worth a shot.

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Daqri's Elements 4D augmented reality app aims to educate the masses

The company is using Kickstarter as a way to create a broader audience for its technology, and to learn what the audience thinks is cool.

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GlassUp takes on Google Glass and Google legal

GlassUp doesn't have the features of the more expensive Google Glass, but it could be a worthy alternative, even if the startup can't use the word "Glass" as Google's lawyers have requested.

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Mind Pirate plays for games beyond the touch screen

Harnessing sensors, 3D tracking, wearable devices, and games with a wow factor could transform augmented reality from cool technology to the mainstream within five years.

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How augmented-reality ads could change everything

Embryonic as they are right now, augmented-reality ads have the potential to offer a hyper-targeted, space-age-type experience for customers. Advertisers rightly want to monetize that.

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An tablet/phone remote-controlled, camera-equipped, robotic boat with augmented reality games and a beverage holder? Yes, and it's on Kickstarter. A look at Ziphius at CE Week.

Aquatic drone incoming: a look at Ziphius

An tablet/phone remote-controlled, camera-equipped, robotic boat with augmented reality games and a beverage holder? Yes, and it's on Kickstarter. A look at Ziphius at CE Week.

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Could Google Glass become as popular as the iPhone?

Google Glass could be the next iPhone?

A new Forrester report shows that 12 percent of the U.S. population is willing to wear the augmented reality eyeglasses on an everyday basis.

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A translucent  color picture is projected right on the visor of the LiveMap motorcycle helmet, like in a F-35 fighter helmet.

LiveMap offers augmented-reality helmet for motorcyclists

Imagine Google Glass built into a motorcycle helmet that superimposes directions in front of your eyes as you speed down a highway.

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