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.
The Sundance Film Festival is an annual film festival organised by the Sundance Institute. The event takes place each January in Park City, Utah, Salt Lake City, and at the Sundance Resort, and is the largest independent film festival in the United States. The Festival’s 2021 New Frontier showcase is in full swing and due to the pandemic, the organisers have created a plethora of genre-defying entertainment available via a custom-built social platform composed of a virtual gallery, cinema house and lounge area. The virtual gallery features 14 immersive displays, one of which is an augmented reality documentary short film, named Fortune!
The last few decades have seen a rise in minimally invasive surgery (MIS), replacing open surgery as the preferred method across a variety of medical fields. However, MIS restricts the surgeon’s field of view and poses challenges when performing surgeries. Often surgeons need 3D visualisation, such as correct device placement or removal of sensitive tissues.Other technologies have attempted to expand the view during MIS, including surgical scene reconstruction techniques, although most exist
Back in April 2020, Denmark born toy company LEGO made a deal with Universal Music Group to develop a new interactive way of inspiring the next generation of fans and creative visionaries. The deal would center around the development of a new suite of LEGO products, set to launch in 2021, but further details remained anonymous.
From February 12 to 28, Vancouver’s public spaces will be transformed into an interactive, open-air art gallery with the help of augmented reality technology, to showcase murals by local and international artists.