Augmented reality
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AR brings The Lion King to life at Ackermans

Working with local gaming and animation studio, Sea Monster, Ackermans is bringing a new level of entertainment to customers.

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Is the 4IR the secret to a dream life?

The secret to transforming SA into a digital society is thinking about technology as a layer that can be applied where it can make the most difference.

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Apr 2, 2019

Augmented reality shopping on the rise

Gartner believes that by 2020, 100 million consumers will shop in augmented reality online and in-store.

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Feb 26, 2019

MWC: Microsoft debuts HoloLens 2

Microsoft took to the stage at Mobile World Congress to introduce the second generation of its mixed reality headset, the HoloLens 2.

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Aug 30, 2018

Apple buys start-up focused on lenses for AR glasses

Signalling that Apple wants to make a wearable to superimpose digital information on the real world, the company acquires Akonia Holographics.

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UWC to offer immersive tech diploma

The accredited postgraduate diploma will incorporate augmented reality and virtual reality.

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Fak'ugesi fest focuses on augmented reality

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in Johannesburg later this month will host a free workshop for augmented reality creators.

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Aug 14, 2018

Doctors test augmented reality during surgery

The technology that made Pok?mon Go so popular two years ago will soon be used by doctors during surgery.

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Jun 29, 2018

Pokémon Go creator plans to sell its AR tech

Niantic Labs, the Google-backed start-up behind Pokémon Go, will sell the technology that powers its titles to other game makers.

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Jun 14, 2018

New wearables-for-your-feet track running technique

German-designed smart insoles for runners use sensors to track how the user is running and provide real-time in-ear feedback.

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SA start-up Black Beard expands to Ireland

The company can now service its European partners out of Dublin, a gateway to the EU.

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Jun 4, 2018

Apple to debut phone-to-phone augmented reality

The augmented reality tools will allow two people to share data so they can see the same virtual object in the same space via their individual devices.

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