KLM launches augmented reality service for hand baggage check

KLM launches augmented reality service for hand baggage check

 Airline KLM has introduced a new feature in its app that uses augmented reality to help passengers assess wether their hand baggage is of the correct size. The functionality, which uses Apple’s AR technology, is aimed at speeding up check-in and reducing customer confusion over luggage allowances. The AR hand baggage check uses a […]

BBH’s Groundbreaking AR Family Guy Game Showcases Samsung Intelligent Home

BBH’s Groundbreaking AR Family Guy Game Showcases Samsung Intelligent Home

Leading global creative agency BBH has harnessed augmented reality (AR) and a Family Guy collaboration to provide Samsung with a highly innovative way to market its products. Doorways, which launched at Berlin’s IFA innovations show, is an interactive AR platform that allows the user to step into a different world and fully immerse themselves in […]

Apple acquires AR lens-focused startup Akonia Holographics

Apple acquires AR lens-focused startup Akonia Holographics

Apple has acquired Akonia Holographics, a Colorado-based startup that focuses on making lenses for augmented reality (AR) glasses. The purchase is yet another indicator that the tech giant is hard at work on a wearable AR device. Akonia Holographics was founded in 2012 by a group of holography scientists, and originally focused on holographic data storage […]

YouGov/ Spafax Poll: 68% would welcome help from AI at airports when travelling

YouGov/ Spafax Poll: 68% would welcome help from AI at airports when travelling

An online YouGov poll commissioned by leading inflight entertainment and passenger engagement company Spafax published on August 22 reveals that younger travellers want airports to use technology to enhance their airport experience – but older travellers are more wary: The poll, of 2,110 respondents (Gen UK adult population of 18+), asked about their wishlist for […]

Magic Leap One AR Headset Finally Arrives — But Not for Everyone

Magic Leap One AR Headset Finally Arrives — But Not for Everyone

Magic Leap, the much-buzzed-about and secretive augmented reality firm, has finally released its headset to developers, although the AR device will only be available in six US cities. Magic Leap One Creator Edition costs $2,295 (£1,781) and is a standalone AR system that incorporates a wearable computer and head-mounted display. The headset is currently only […]

The Walking Dead: Our World, the AR game based on AMC’s hit TV series, launches globally

The Walking Dead: Our World, the AR game based on AMC’s hit TV series, launches globally

The Finnish game developer Next Games and AMC today launched the unique and highly-anticipated, location-based, augmented reality mobile game The Walking Dead: Our World, allowing players to fight walkers wherever and whenever they want: on the streets, in the park, and even on their sofa. The game is available to download from the Apple App […]

Facebook is adding AR ads, threatening Snap’s dominance in the space

Facebook is adding AR ads, threatening Snap’s dominance in the space

Facebook is getting into the augmented reality (AR) advertising business, entering a space previously dominated by Snap. Facebook announced Tuesday that it would begin offering AR ads in the News Feed. People will be able to use their mobile device’s camera to participate in the experiences. AR involves superimposing computer-generated images on top of real-world video […]

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