Reach Robotics’ MekaMon is a modular spider-like robot that you control via a mobile app. The robot is agile and has an animated and endearing way of moving and acting. You can play solo in augmented reality mode or fight another MekaMon player.
The young team at Frants Innovators claims it’s working on an augmented reality computer that translates English audio into text in real time, providing closed caption for daily life. The display is worn on eyeglasses frames while the rest of the computer is in a pocketable case.
The Yamaha PES2 is an electric motorcycle concept that has two electric motors – one under the tank and another one inside the front wheel – for two-wheel drive. It also has a crazy augmented reality helmet that overlays data from the bike’s cameras and other sensors.
This promising virtual reality system can be used with HDTVs, gaming consoles, PCs and anything that has an HDMI output. It also has a clever controller that can be used as a gun, a joystick, a gamepad and a motion controller.
Using a sandbox equipped with a Kinect and a projector, this interactive environment displays a live topographic map based on the height of the sand, and simulates water flowing through valleys.
This video of an augmented reality billboard in the Netherlands was set up by the Dutch government to speak out against violence that public service employees encounter while performing their duties.
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