Take a Closer Look at Smart Glasses

Take a Closer Look at Smart Glasses

Smart glasses haven’t had much impact on the consumer market so far. Google Glass didn’t take hold with consumers (but that wasn’t their goal). Virtual reality (VR) headsets get more media coverage, where they are marketed mainly to the gaming...
Virtual Caregiver for Elderly and Chronically Ill

Virtual Caregiver for Elderly and Chronically Ill

Virtual reality (VR) provides intense and fully engaging experiences, but augmented reality (AR) applications by definition allow people to carry on their daily routines while the technology adds something extra. We’ve written about work with AR at Stanford with...
AR Brings Color to Vascular Neurosurgery

AR Brings Color to Vascular Neurosurgery

Augmented reality (AR) applications in health and wellness abound. From helping the blind navigate to gamifying¬†interaction for people on the autism spectrum to helping people with Parkinson’s Disease, AR is there. When you can supplement real-world...
AR Helps Blind Navigate [video]

AR Helps Blind Navigate [video]

“If these walls could talk.” We tend to think of augmented reality (AR) as a technology that helps sighted users see more than is really there in their surroundings. But researchers are finding novel applications for AR to help those who have lost their...