Microsoft gets set to push Mixed Reality for Christmas season

VR is excellent, but the best experiences are still expensive. Microsoft has been touting the promise of its HoloLens technology, but it just hadn’t entered the real market yet and so we didn’t know much beyond the promise of demos (though we did know the early hardware didn’t live up to the videos you see online).

Augmented Reality will help you find your lost keys

I can imagine a world where augmented reality key finding technology becomes the ‘killer app’ for mainstream AR adoption. At least, as a demo that makes people think “Oh! That’s amazing!” and then never actually buy one of these devices, but generally have a better understanding of what AR can do.

How should we design driverless cars?

Great question, excellent design challenge. When we don’t have to think about a standard driving position, should we even be thinking of the car as a forward-facing environment? Lots of opportunities for clever design, and potential for new variety in economy cars versus luxury models.