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Facebook reorganizes Oculus for AR/VR’s long-haul

Facebook is again looking to whip Oculus into shape for its 10-year journey towards making virtual reality mainstream. According to two sources, Facebook reorganized its AR and VR team this week from a divisional structure focused around products to a functional...

Apple buys startup focused on lenses for AR glasses

Apple Inc has acquired a startup focused on making lenses for augmented reality glasses, the company confirmed on Wednesday, a signal Apple has ambitions to make a wearable device that would superimpose digital information on the real world. Source: Reuters: Apple...

Google’s AR “Measure” app comes to all ARCore Android phones

Back when I tested Google’s first augmented reality product, Project Tango, one of my favorite use cases was the Google Measure app. This would turn Tango’s bevy of extra sensors into a virtual tape measure, allowing you to roughly pick any two points in...