IKEA’s AR experiments show the potential of Apple Glass

If augmented reality is the future, this is a glimpse of what’s coming.

IKEA and its external research lab SPACE10 have curated 18 different digital experiences from design and technology studios as part of a new web-based platform called Everyday Experiments. Each uses technologies including augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning and spatial intelligence to help people think about the space in their homes in a different way.

Bas Van De Poel, creative director of SPACE10, says that technology has been influencing and shaping our life at home now more than ever before. “For us, it’s important

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What Apple’s Glass project can learn from Magic Leap’s mistakes

It’s easy to pinpoint where it all went wrong for Magic Leap. It wasn’t the dazzling demo videos or the ILM and Weta partnerships or even when Beyoncé was reportedly bored by an augmented reality mermaid. It was when we started to see the thing, what would become the Magic Leap One headset.

The startup’s idiosyncratic founder Rony Abovitz just announced he’s stepping down as Magic Leap pivots to enterprise, healthcare and defence. This comes after Abovitz announced he was looking to be bought out in March then raised a $350 million investment round, to add to the staggering $2.6

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