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Vice Guide to Right Now

We're Getting a Harry Potter Version of 'Pokémon GO'

You'll apparently be able to "unravel a global mystery, cast spells, and encounter fantastic beasts and iconic characters along the way."
Beckett Mufson
11.14.18
mixed reality

There Is No Magic in Magic Leap

The company's concept videos were obviously misleading to anyone who cares about mixed reality.
Emanuel Maiberg
8.8.18
vr

Say Nice Things to These Insufferably Cute Plants to Make Them Grow

This augmented reality game lets you say nice things or yell at plants to make them grow or die.
Jon Christian
5.3.18
Augmented Reality

Screen Muslims Like a Real Customs Officer in This New AR Experience

The creators of 'Terminal 3' hope the experience will challenge users preconceived notions of Muslims.
Justin Caffier
5.1.18
Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality App Can Translate Sign Language Into Spoken English, and Vice Versa

Students at New York University have created a working prototype of an app that uses machine learning and augmented reality to enable hearing people to understand sign language, and turns spoken words into sign language for the deaf.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.27.18
Augmented Reality

Technologists Use Augmented Reality to Return Stolen Artwork

Thieves stole over $500 million worth of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 28 years ago. Now, technologists are using Apple’s ARKit to bring the paintings back.
Mack DeGeurin
3.22.18
uber self-driving cars

Uber Wants to Fill the Boredom of Self-Driving Cars With VR

The company aims to patent virtual reality technology that lets you jack in while on the road.
Sarah Emerson
3.8.18
Augmented Reality

Internet Artists Invaded the MoMA With a Guerrilla Augmented Reality Exhibit

"Hello, we're from the internet" is an art project that took over the MoMA's Jackson Pollock room without permission.
Mack DeGeurin
3.5.18
ar

Cue Up the 'Pulp Fiction' Dance Scene: This App 3D Projects 2D Movies in Your Living Room

Volume is a new experimental project from artists Or Fleisher and Shirin Anlen.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.29.18
prognostications

In 'Soonish,' a Scientist/Cartoonist Couple Predict Tomorrow's Technologies

From asteroid mining to brain-computer interfaces, ‘Soonish’ explores ten developing technologies with the power to make the future awesome, awful, or a little of both.
Becky Ferreira
11.6.17
Outer Limits

Inside Antarctica's Illicit Gaming Scene

People are going to great lengths to play mobile augmented-reality game 'Ingress' on Earth’s frozen, southernmost continent.
Caroline Haskins
10.26.17
Augmented Reality

‘Holo’ Is a Dumb New Augmented Reality App That You Should Get

Keep technology stupid.
Jordan Pearson
9.20.17
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