Event Coverage

Our Top 5 Auggie Awards Picks of 2021

This year’s Auggie Awards have just opened to public voting, and the Editor’s here at ar.rocks have sat down together to scroll through this year's nominations. We’ve cast our five votes and we’re here to tell you all about our favourites, so keep reading to find out more.
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Augmented Reality Challenge Takes Over Long Beach

From Sunday 8th August, the Long Beach Augmented Reality Exhibition is taking over the downtown park, as 17 finalists showcase their interactive presentations on a myriad of subjects, utilising computer-generated visual elements, sound and sensory stimuli to provide an enhanced version of the real, physical world.
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Asgardia Develop Augmented Reality App

Asgardia has recently announced the launch of it’s own augmented reality app, which is able to be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play Store.
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Miiskin App Add Augmented Reality For New Mole Sizing Feature

Digital health app Miiskin, has added a new feature which is designed to help users to keep track of changes to their skin.
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Facebook To Launch It’s Ray-Ban Augmented Reality Glasses

CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg has revealed the company’s next hardware product will be its smart-glasses collaboration with Ray-Ban.
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Jones Soda Adds Interactive AR Labels to Soda Bottles

Jones Soda is adding augmented reality to its iconic soda bottle labels to showcase athletes and artists in action. 
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WebAR Portals Just Got More Powerful with 8th Wall's Upgraded AR Engine

8th Wall’s latest AR Engine update, Release 17, has dramatically improved the map accuracy of the 8th Wall SLAM system, enabling developers to create WebAR Portals which feel even more realistic and gives users even more freedom to move around and explore the AR world. 
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PhotonLens And Shadow Creator Announce Merger And AR Smart Glasses By End of Year

London based augmented reality smart glasses company, PhotonLens Technology Ltd, has announced this week a merger with mixed reality hardware company, Shadow Creator. The merger comes as part of Shadow Creator’s goals to become a global provider of mixed reality hardware.
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ABP Food Group and ASDA Enlist Aircards to Develop Augmented Reality Cooking Demonstration

One of Europe’s leading food processors, ABP Food Group provides quality beef to thousands of customers across the world. The company wanted to create an immersive experience to promote the latest Asda own-brand ‘Extra Special’ Wagyu steak range. 
Augmented Reality News Outlet

Augmented Reality news,
projects and insight.

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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