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See BMW Art Cars with Augmented Reality

BMW’s Art Cars are world famous, even for those who aren’t fans of the brand. BMW has collaborated with various artists to create stunning works of art since 1975 including Andy Warhol, Alexander Cabot, and even as recently as Futura 2000. However, they typically only paint one-offs that don’t go on sale, so seeing one in person is next to impossible, until now.
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The Hundred Promotes Competition With An Industry First Augmented Reality Cricket Game

The Hundred - a new 100-ball cricket competition, has collaborated with Threepipe, Mobsta and Aircards to develop an epic game and new user experience to promote the launch of the competition this summer.
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New Augmented Reality App Showcases the History of Wirral

A new augmented reality app has been launched for residents and visitors of the Wirral, which tells stories from history about the area which can be viewed and explored via a smartphone.
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Apple Launch New AR Experience And Snapchat Lens To promote Apple Pay Express Transit

Apple has recently launched two new augmented reality experiences, specifically designed to promote Apple Pay Express Transit.
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Coupe De France Final Features Live Augmented Reality

Last month during France TV’s broadcast of the Coupe de France final, Pixotope delivered 3D augmented reality recreations of Paris and Monaco. 
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London’s Walking AR Art Trail - Augmented Gallery

With COVID-19 restrictions in flux, London’s major art museums have teamed up to share works with the public and to entice visitors back inside by using augmented reality.
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Soul Summoner A Fantasy MMORPG in Augmented Reality

Rekindled from ancient times, the forces of darkness have awoken. This brings great plagues and natural disasters to the Earth, threatening the existence of modern society. The long forgotten souls of the past are calling out to you, begging to be freed. Can you be the hero this world desperately needs?
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Space Force Launches Augmented Reality Enabled NFTs

Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon, and is famous for saying, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Now the American astronaut will also become a pioneer in the exploration of the metaverse.
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Shopify Acquires Primer For Augmented Reality Home Design Tools

Shopify, the e-commerce platform has recently acquired Primer, an augmented reality app which allows users to see the results of a home improvement project before getting their hands dirty.
Augmented Reality News Outlet

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ar.rocks is an online technology publication, covering the most important, interesting and inspiring Augmented Reality news, expert insights and projects. We keep our ear to the ground and report on the latest innovations in the XR and AR spaces. Our team of XR/AR enthusiasts, developers and designers contribute to a wide variety of articles, ranging from Augmented Reality experiences and AR-related event coverage to industry insider insights and the latest AR news. The Augmented Reality industry is growing at an exponential rate, so you can count on the team here at ar.rocks to keep you up-to-date on all of the important AR news that affects the industry. We are always open to collaboration and the sharing of expert knowledge. If you have an important press release or news tip that you'd like to share, feel free to reach out and our team will do our best to cover it for you.

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Augmented Reality News & Insights Hub

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.

Where are you based?

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

I have a cool Augmented Reality news story, can you report on it?

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.

How do I get into the AR industry?

You can visit the ar.rocks Jobs Board which features the latest job openings for the AR industry. Take a look around and see if anything looks like a good fit.

Where can I learn more about Augmented Reality?

Great question. We have a great selection of resources available. You should start with our Ultimate Augmented Reality glossary, in which you can dive deep into all of the industry/technical terms you might be unsure about.

Feel free to contact us if you have further questions or if you have tips for a newsworthy story.
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