​This Is Microsoft's Vision For The Future Of DIY Repairs

Microsoft showed off a new faceputer today, and while I could quibble about the real-world usability of strapping a honking piece of plastic to your head or the misuse of the word "hologram", I'm way more intrigued with the possibility of someone telling me how I'm screwing up my suspension rebuild in real-time. » 1/21/15 10:35pm 1/21/15 10:35pm

I Wore the Navy's Oculus Rift, and It Showed Me the Future of Warfare

When we think of the future of the military, we think of bigger and better weapons. Laser canons and the like. But what about the people operating those lasers? How can a behemoth like the Navy ready its future sailors for the high-tech combat of tomorrow? Believe it or not, with an Oculus Rift. » 3/13/14 11:26am 3/13/14 11:26am

Audi's New Augmented Reality Owner Manual Is Incredible

I think this has happened to everyone at least once: You get into a new car, and you don't know what some crazy-looking switch, dial or button actually does. But Audi has a brilliant solution to this problem that involves your smartphone, augmented reality, and ditching the owner's manual for good. » 8/14/13 10:00am 8/14/13 10:00am

The Future Of BMW Maintenance Is Virtual Reality Augmented Reality!

BMW's working to create augmented reality maintenance tutorials for service technicians seen through a pair of AR goggles - with narration. The future is now. Just like that whole "virtual reality" thing. And the flying cars. Don't forget those. [Mediaite] » 9/02/09 6:15pm 9/02/09 6:15pm