Accedo acquires eyecandylab, accelerates XR offering for media and sports

  eyecandylab now part of Accedo Accedo, the video experience pioneer, today announced it has acquired the assets of eyecandylab, the emmy-nominated provider of innovative extended reality (XR) solutions. eyecandylab’s products and solutions help customers leverage the potential of new innovative use cases for XR, regardless of platform or industry. The platform flexibility speeds up development … Read more

Capturing 3D digital twins with photogrammetry and NeRF

  Important note before you start reading ! This article is a bit of an experiment as it was mostly written by ChatGPT, a new generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool introduced by OpenAI in November 2022. All text marked in blue below was not written by a human being! What is photogrammetry? Photogrammetry is a … Read more

Augmented reality for museums, no app required with webAR – Try it now!

  The Small Museums Alliance Representing Territory (SMART) project The Alpine area is rich in small thematic museums telling the history, culture and ancient crafts of their territories. These are often marginal spots on tourist itineraries, with few number of visitors due to both their specificity and difficulty of reaching them given their remote geographic … Read more

13 years in the making: Qualcomm acquires Wikitude

  2008: Timing is Everything This story is very close to my heart, a tale that was very long in the making, 13 years to be exact. What a journey it has been. 2008 was the year when it all started, also for me personally. I was working for Lonely Planet in Singapore doing business … Read more

Scan QR Code to start the Christmas Party in Augmented Reality

  It’s that time of year to transition into the holiday spirit, at least that’s what my wife and daughter tell me. To be honest, I normally don’t make much of an effort to write Christmas cards, but this year was different, for two reasons: Everyone now knows how to use a QR code (thank … Read more

Mixed Reality at TEDx Salzburg

  Back in Salzburg I have been inspired by so many TEDx talks over the years and I could not have been more excited when I heard about the return of the event series to Salzburg after a long pause of almost a decade. As always, “ideas worth spreading” was the key motivator not only … Read more

NFTs and Virtual Reality. Is it the perfect marriage?

Every technology has its “moment“ It’s always exciting to see when new technologies emerge and climb up quickly on Gartner’s technology hype cycle. AR had this moment in 2008-2009 shortly after sensor-packed smartphones came to market including the iPhone of course. VR’s moment was around 2016 when HTC, Sony and Oculus launched their first PC/console … Read more