Augmented Reality

AR me hearties

For the 2017 Innovation Issue – as with every issue – we wanted to try something new. So we talked to our friends at digital solutions agency One Fat Sheep to see if we could harness their augmented reality (AR) expertise. And, with the support of Chorus, we’ve turned the cover into an interactive contents page that brings the main sections and stories to life and blends print with digital.

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Is modern tech the answer to teaching cultural understanding and acceptance? A business born out of AUT called Titan Ideas is using augmented reality and other mediums to teach the stories of different cultures around the world to children. Its founder hopes it will help preserve cultural stories for the next generation.

Microsoft Build 2017

Virtual reality and augmented reality have been hot topics for a while now, but where are the world's biggest tech companies envisioning it going? And how can companies make the most of this futuristic technology? Speaking at Microsoft’s Build event, Microsoft Hololens creator Alex Kipman discussed the company’s ideas around a mixed reality future.