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National Memorial Arboretum Launches New Augmented Reality App

The National Memorial Arboretum, a 150-acre garden and woodland site near Lichfield and Tamworth, Staffordshire, has just launched a new augmented reality experience, ARboretum, for the Easter school holidays through to June.
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Burberry Collaborate With Elle Japan To Create Virtual Store Experience

Luxury fashion brand Burberry has collaborated with Elle Digital Japan to develop an interactive virtual copy of its flagship Ginza store.
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Photoshop The World In Real-Time With Augmented Reality App

Developer Matt Bierner has created the WarpAR free iOS app, which allows users to experiment with Photoshop-like liquify tools to dynamically modify the world through augmented reality. The WarpAR app is more than just a cool tech demo, it gives us an insight into what the world may look like as technology blends with the real world. 
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Niantic Partner With Nintendo On New Augmented Reality ‘Pikmin’ Game

Creators of PokĂ©mon Go, Niantic have announced that they are partnering with Nintendo to co-develop a new augmented reality game based on the company’s Pikmin franchise.
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Gucci Create Virtual AR Sneakers

Gucci has delved into the world of virtual footwear, the company has created a luxury pair of exclusively digital sneakers called The Gucci Virtual 25. The virtual sneakers can be “worn” in augmented reality or used in partnered apps including Roblox and VRChat. 
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Facebook Unveil Wristband For AR System

Just last week, Facebook revealed a prototype for a wearable device which can be used as a control for augmented reality systems. Facebook's Reality Labs are still developing the device as part of its search to find alternative methods of 'human-computer interaction' (HCI).
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Microsoft Mesh Platform Developing Holograms And Augmented Reality

Microsoft has recently released a new mixed reality platform which enables users to attend events and meetings remotely by appearing as a hologram.
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Artist Krista Kim Sold NFT House For $500,000 - We’ll Be ‘Living In An Augmented Reality Lifestyle’ Soon

Contemporary artist Krista Kim has sold an NFT digital house for 288 ether, which is valued at over $500,000 based on the cryptocurrency’s trading price.
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Aircards Showcase The Power Of Inline AR

Aircards shared a video demonstration of their Inline AR on their social media platforms, and we are impressed.
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We pride ourselves on being a fast moving, agile and proactive team of writers and content creators. The team's passion for Augmented Reality shines through in their work. Want to learn more? Here's a casual Q&A.

What makes ar.rocks different?

We like to think our personality makes us different. Augmented Reality is, above all, a damn fun industry to be involved in. We're here to boost the eco-system, report on the important stories and heck.. have some fun doing it.

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We're a global team. Digital nomads, if you will.

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Awesome! Send it over. Our brilliant Chief Editor, Emily, will be happy to take a look!

Do you only report on Augmented Reality news?

Mainly - yes. Augmented Reality has such a rich and active community of companies, creators and enthusiasts that we rarely have time to talk about anything other than AR.

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