Beyond Reality

Google Maps integrates AR Live View feature

Google is rolling out its brand new augmented reality (AR) add-on to Maps to ensure you never get lost again. The brand new AR option in Google Maps with display the real world from your phone's camera whilst overlaying directions to your destination. Live View is available on both Android...

iPhone sales down again: What does Apple’s future look like?

Credit: Digital Trends Apple's most famous product, the iPhone, made up less than half of Apple's total sales for the first time since 2012. Despite this, sales have risen elsewhere. Few companies have shaped the technological landscape in quite the same way as Apple. A company that brought the world...

4 exciting uses for VR in the future of healthcare

VR is in its infancy, but some companies are developing exciting uses for it. The future of healthcare looks set to be a driving force behind VR development. Healthcare has always been at the cutting edge of technological advancements. Its inherent need for constant evolution has led to new and...

AI is assisting the visually impaired with Aira technology

Credit: Aira Aira connects people who are blind or have low vision to a combination of highly-trained and AI-powered human agents. We spoke to co-founder Sujeeth Kanuganti. In 2014, Suman Kanuganti struck up a friendship with communications expert Matt Brock. Brock was blind and the pair's conversations about the challenges...

How can AR be utilised by businesses and educators?

Augmented reality (AR) has long been popular in mobile gaming and entertainment, but does it have a place in education and business?  In July 2016, an application launched for iOS and Android which changed the face of mobile gaming. Almost everywhere you looked faces were illuminated by screens, necks arched...