Monthly Archives: August 2007

When is un-augmented reality a better choice?

From what I can see, this is a great example of what augmented reality should NOT be. Endlessly clicking on low-rez photos of a place that you are already in. Comes to us via http://www.hci.uniovi.es/ Now, with all due respects … Continue reading

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Augmented reality film: Future of Augmented Cognition

This unusual film depicts a hypothetical team of augmented traders which apparently are in charge of managing asset trading during world crises in real time. They have really important jobs to do. When these high-performing traders are stressed, their headsets … Continue reading

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Cisco telepresence

This official video from Cisco’s YouTube channel explains that the design of the system was centered on “human factors” and “the experience”. How much unspoken human communication can be transmitted through this real-time interface? Would people prefer to be “avatarized“? … Continue reading

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Is your telepresence ready for mainstream?

Industry Week online Computerworld and Business Standard online have some new articles about telepresence – remote real-time, life-size conferencing. Businesses offering such systems include Teliris and Codian, Polycom, and Cisco Systems. Business Standard cites the average price of a telepresence … Continue reading

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