AiR DK2 and AiR OS
ReadWrite - What Augmented Reality Is—And Isn't
August 4, 2015
Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are becoming hot buzzwords in the tech ecosystem. But what defines and distinguishes augmented reality and virtual reality?
PAN Communications - The Wide World Of Wearables: Looking Toward the Future of Branding
July 9, 2015
While some of these devices rely on input from other controls (Oculus Rift uses gloves and other gaming devices while Recon Jet uses inputs similar to Google Glass, via a touchpad on the side), many of the professional-grade virtual reality headsets make fantastic use of the gestural controls previously described. One of the leaders in this space is Atheer Labs’ flagship Atheer AiR™ SmartGlasses.
Business Wire - Atheer Named Top 100 Global Company to Watch by AlwaysOn
July 8, 2015
Atheer announced it has been selected as a “Global 100 Companies to Watch” by AlwaysOn. The award signifies peer leadership and game-changing technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets.
ABI Research - Augmented World Expo, E3, and the Future of Augmented and Virtual Reality
June 17, 2015
Atheer Labs smart glasses: One of the more impressive gesture-based AR control setups, with accurate hand tracking and fluid movement.
Business Wire - Atheer Adds Intelligent Voice and Head-motion Controls to Gesture-based AiR Smart Glasses Platform
June 9, 2015
Atheer, the company pioneering Augmented Interactive Reality (AiR), combining the power of 3D augmented reality with gesture-based interaction, today announced the latest software release that adds intelligent voice and head-motion input control to the award-winning Atheer AiR™ smart glasses platform.
BusinessWire - Atheer and Industry Leaders Establish Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA)
May 19, 2015
Atheer, the company pioneering Augmented interactive Reality (AiR™) by combining the power of mobile 3D augmented reality with gesture-based interaction, today announced its founding membership in the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA). The new global member-based organization is focused on accelerating AR adoption through development and expansion of a vibrant technology ecosystem.
FierceMobileIT - Atheer Labs CEO: Enterprise is 'most natural starting point' for smartglasses
May 13, 2015
It's all about finding the right use cases for smartglasses, according to Torres, and his company has found some good ones for enterprises. From doctors using hands-free 3D smartglasses to avoid contamination, to industrial workers using augmented reality to provide see-what-I-see capabilities in a highly technical environment, to oil and gas workers using the technology to work hands-free, Torres thinks Atheer has the right solutions.
Alberto Torres for ReadWrite - The Greatest Potential—And Obstacle—For Wearables At Work
May 8, 2015
The vision for AR as a hands-free experience has inspired numerous players—including my own company, Atheer, as well as Microsoft with its HoloLens—to actively work toward that by developing gesture-based interaction technology.
TechRepublic - 3D smart glasses will transform workflows around the world, says Atheer's CEO
May 8, 2015
Augmented reality... will transform the global enterprise and the way work is done in the future, in nearly every imaginable way. From the warehouse floor to the operating room, augmented reality will unlock human productivity and enable faster, safer, and smarter workflows for everyone.
BusinessWire - Atheer Unveils Communications Console and Unity Integration in AiR OS
April 7, 2015
Atheer today announced a new software update for the Atheer AiR™ OS. Following the recent launch of Atheer’s second generation award-winning Smart Glasses, the Atheer AiR Developer Kit 2 (AiR DK2), the company is now introducing the cloud-based AiR Operations and Communications Console, as well as a plug-in for the Unity 3D Engine.
SPAR Point Group - Atheer's SmartGlasses: Augmented Reality You Can Touch
April 3, 2015
There are a number of see-through augmented reality solutions on the market, but Mountain View-based company Atheer says their SmartGlasses are "the industry's only mobile, gesture-controlled see-through smart glasses." Atheer is showcasing this technology at SPAR International 2015.
Forbes - Smart Glasses Won't Hit The Mainstream Till Our Bosses Start Buying Them
March 20, 2015
Alberto Torres has seen a few corporate tragedies unfold in his lifetime.... from further afield, he saw the rise and fall of Google Glass, another promising technology whose ambitions were further amplified by hype, but whose fate looked sealed earlier this year when Google said it would halt sales of the device.
Healio - Speaker urges ODs to embrace smart glasses technology, educate patients
March 17, 2015
Augmented reality smart glasses provide a live, direct or indirect view of the world, Underwood said, with the display embedded within the lens. Current models include the Atheer One and Shima from Laforge Optical. "If you think about all the things you do with your cell phone - how do you make that a better experience? Atheer has been a leader in that," Underwood said.
Display Daily - Atheer Labs has Unique IP to help Augmented Reality Adoption
March 17, 2015
Atheer Labs (Mountain View, CA) is one of many companies focused on opportunities in the augmented reality space. Art Berman provided a nice overview of the company back in February (Introducing the Atheer Augmented Reality Glasses), and this article provides an update based on a new interview with the company. The key innovations at the company are centered around two items: a gesture interaction paradigm and - advanced visual ergonomics.
InformationWeek - 3 Technologies To Power Up The Industrial Workforce
March 6, 2015
For decades, the industrial workforce in the US has been in decline, with human production increasingly moving offshore, where labor can be had for pennies on the dollar, or being replaced altogether by machines. Today, three areas of development promise to recalibrate the limits of human productivity and pioneer the next industrial revolution: the physical Web, artificial intelligence, and smart glasses.
Wired Insights - Five Ways Smart Glasses Will Revolutionize the Medical Field
February 25, 2015
Smart Glasses have the potential to change every industry, but none more so than the medical field. From family doctors giving regular preventative care to emergency room surgeons performing lifesaving procedures, and everyone in between, the way medical professionals perform their job, and the tools they use to do so, are constantly evolving.
Augmented Reality Trends - Atheer Launches New Version of Augmented Reality Headset
February 7, 2015
The company said that it develops its own smart glasses which “make it possible for users to interact with data in a natural way and collaborate with their peers like never before.” The second version of augmented reality glasses comes with some changes. The gesturing capabilities have seen some refinements which come with the latest SDK. There is a Snapdragon 800 process and the frame is a lighter and more compact one compared to the earlier version. The number of pilot programs which Atheer is running in different industries to modify the product is also expanding.
VR Times - After the HoloLens, Here Comes Atheer
February 6, 2015
Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies are fast maturing, and recently we witnessed the unveiling of Microsoft’s augmented reality glasses called the HoloLens. Now, a startup makes a mark in the VR world with its latest development on virtual and augmented reality.
BusinessWire - Atheer Raises the Bar for Natural Gesture-Based Mobile Computing with Second Generation Smart Glasses Experience
February 5, 2015
Atheer ... today announced its second generation Smart Glasses experience, with the Atheer AiR Developer Kit 2 (AiR DK2) and the expanded AiR Pilot Program. Atheer’s AiR platform has once again raised the bar for gesture-based computing, with the next generation of AiR Gestures and the official release of the AiR OS.
GigaOM - As HoloLens looms, Atheer plans new augmented reality headset
February 5, 2015
Mountain View-based startup Atheer plans to announce today a second developer version of its augmented reality glasses, moving it closer to the long-promised headset it plans to sell to businesses.
VentureBeat - Atheer wants to be the HoloLens of the workplace, releases new SDK
February 5, 2015
Microsoft’s new HoloLens may be the thing that introduces many to augmented reality experiences, but other smaller companies have been building augmented reality applications for work for some time now. One such company is Mountain View, Calif.-based Atheer
Road to VR - Two Companies Working on Products that are Eerily Similar to Microsoft’s HoloLens
January 24, 2015
HoloLens, a newly announced augmented reality device from Microsoft, is definitely turning some heads to the possibility of interacting with floating apps and games. We can’t help but notice though that there seems to be an eerie convergence of technology, leaving us with a serious case of déjà vu. Here we take a closer look at two crowdfunded devices that are working on the same problems as HoloLens: Atheer Labs’s AiR Smart Glasses and ....
iMedicalApps - Google Glass Explorer program ends with its future uncertain
January 16, 2015
But while much of the attention has been focused on Google, it’s worth recalling that what we’re talking about is the technology and less so the specific brand of device. And we’ve seen others take some interesting approaches to wearable smart glasses; Atheer’s smart glasses not only provide a heads up display, but also provide gesture recognition, letting you interact with what you’re seeing.
BusinessWire - Atheer Wins Compass Intelligence Enterprise Product Innovation of the Year Award
January 8, 2015
Atheer, the company pioneering Augmented interactive Reality™ (AiR) by combining the power of 3D augmented reality with gesture-based interaction, today announced it has won the “Enterprise Product Innovation of the Year” award from Compass Intelligence, a leading market intelligence and consulting firm specializing in mobility, IT and M2M industries. Alberto Torres, CEO of Atheer, accepted the award during a special luncheon hosted by Compass Intelligence at the 2015 International CES® trade show in Las Vegas.
eWeek - Google Glass Inspires Other Smart Eyewear Competitors
January 5, 2015
Atheer Labs offers its Augmented interactive Reality (AiR) platform, which includes the company's AiR Smart Glasses and its AiR OS. These smart glasses can be used today by workers to see and interact with digital information on a screen in front of their eyes.
BusinessWire - Media Advisory: Atheer Showcases Gesture-Controlled AiR™Smart Glasses at CES 2015
January 2, 2015
WHAT: Atheer, the company pioneering Augmented interactive Reality (AiR™) Smart Glasses by combining the power of mobile 3D augmented reality with gesture-based interaction, will be showcasing their latest technology through live demos at CES 2015. Atheer invites partners, potential customers, and media to experience first-hand how the AiR platform can be used to improve real-world enterprise workflows.
Businesswire - Atheer Secures Former Nokia and Vertu Design Chief to Lead Design and User Experience
December 11, 2014
With more than two decades of global award-winning industrial design and user interaction experience, Nuovo will work with the team to lead Atheer’s design strategy as it introduces a new class of 3D smart glasses – a platform to power productive workflows for the workforce of the 21st century.
Business Insider - Nokia's Former Design Chief Is Joining The Startup Building A Google Glass Competitor
December 11, 2014
Frank Nuovo, who worked as Nokia's chief of design for 11 years and also founded the luxury smartphone company Vertu, will be joining the startup Atheer Labs as its design chief, Business Insider has learned. Atheer Labs is developing an augmented reality headset for commercial use in hospitals, on construction sites, and other environments in which the hands-free technology makes sense.
Industrial Distribution - Atheer Labs Bringing Augmented Reality To Industrial Workplaces
December 5, 2014
Thanks to companies like Atheer Labs, augmented reality is no longer a thing of science fiction and cinema. It’s being used right now, and Atheer wants to bring the technology to the industrial workplace sooner than you’d think.
Examiner.com - OnMobile shows the future beyond Google Glass
December 1, 2014
One of the key messages taken away from this year’s OnMobile conference was that while Google Glass may never become a widely accepted consumer product (and there has been plenty of recent evidence to support this), technologists are already moving quickly to bring new products to market that will usher us into the gesture-based world.
FOX NEWS - 3-D glasses offer hands-free computing for doctors
November 30, 2014
There’s no shortage of tech companies working on cutting-edge medical innovations and now, one company has developed a new 3-D platform for health care professionals.
GIZMODO Brazil - Um olhar através do Oculus Rift no mundo submerso do petróleo
November 13, 2014
(Original text in Portuguese) GE today opened its first Global Research Center in Brazil: it is in Rio de Janeiro, the UFRJ Technology Park (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), and has a team of 140 researchers and engineers working in innovation.
Businesswire - Atheer Selected to Join Dassault Systèmes Technology Partners Program
November 4, 2014
Atheer, the company pioneering Augmented interactive Reality™ (AiR), combining the power of 3D augmented reality with gesture-based computing interaction, today announced it has joined Dassault Systèmes’ Technology Partners Program.
Automated Buildings - Wearable Technologies: Is this the Next Thing?
November 2, 2014
When you take into consideration that ABI Research expects 90 million wearable devices to ship worldwide by the end of 2014.
FierceMobileIT - Minority Report flashback: Atheer Labs brings augmented reality to the enterprise
October 15, 2014
Watching the demonstration of Atheer Labs' augmented reality goggles here at Compass Intelligence's GoMobile 2014, I had a flashback of Tom Cruise in the movie Minority Report.
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ATHEER AiR™ PLATFORM
Atheer is the pioneer in Augmented interactive Reality (AiR™), combining the power of 3D augmented reality with natural interaction to unlock human productivity.
Interactivity is the cornerstone of an effective mobile workflow. The Atheer AiR platform empowers workers to interact with the digital world with the same ease as they do in the physical world, by putting natural, gesture-based interaction at the center of the computing experience.The Atheer AiR platform consists of the Atheer AiR Smart Glasses and the Atheer AiR OS, which are powered by our industry-leading precision in mobile gesture recognition, comfortable visual ergonomics, and contextual augmented reality. Learn more about the new Atheer Developer Kit, the AiR DK2, available now.
See through immersive smart glasses provide a large display area where workers can see and interact with their digital information without having to hold a physical device in their hands.
Unmatched Visual Comfort
We personalize the image viewing experience to reduce eyestrain, allowing for a truly immersive and comfortable visual environment.
Precise, mobile-optimized gesture recognition provides workers with an intuitive and precise way to interact with information.
Interact with your digital information without physically touching anything, keeping your hands free to complete the task at hand.
Full backwards compatibility with over 1 million Android applications, as well as remote desktop support to access your existing enterprise applications.
Contextualized 3D Augmented Reality
Displaying the right information at the right place and at the right time gives your mobile workforce unmatched rich, contextual, and actionable data on the go.
ATHEER DEVELOPER PROGRAM
We created the Atheer AiR™ platform with developers in mind. Built to harness the power of 3D augmented reality smart glasses and natural gesture-based human-computer interaction, the Atheer AiR platforms allows developers to create innovative enterprise applications and efficient workflows.
Our SDK is built upon the Android APIs, allowing developers to easily design solutions that solve real world problems. We also provide support for common 3rd party toolkits such as Qualcomm’s Vuforia SDK and the Unity 3D engine. With our SDK and the Atheer Developer Kit, enterprises, corporations, and developers alike can create rich applications that improve efficiency and safety in a variety of work environments.
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