My Interview from Augmented World Expo 2013 [VIDEO]

This year’s Augmented World Expo (formerly the Augmented Reality Event) in Santa Clara, California was a blast.  Top-notch keynote addresses from such luminaries as Steve Mann and Will Wright complemented the largest-ever exposition of AR companies and entrepreneurs showing off an amazing array of innovations.  And I got to be part of it, as a […]

[Video] Panel Discussion on AR Civil & Criminal Legal Issues from ARE2012

In the buildup to the 2013 Augmented World Expo in June, AugmentedReality.Org has posted on YouTube dozens of videos from last year’s event.  They are all fascinating and worth watching, including the fireside chat with best-selling novelist Daniel Suarez; the panel on AR eyewear;  “7 Emerging Trends” from daqri CEO Brian Mullins; and many, many more. […]

The Augmented Reality Event 2012: Day One

Day One of ARE2012 in Santa Clara is now complete.   It’s been a full day.  My personal highlight was participating in the panel discussion ““Augmented Reality & Its Challenges in the Civil & Criminal Justice System” with best-selling author Daniel Suarez, cybercrime investigator Captain Joseph Rampolla, Cybercop Portal founder Kevin Manson, Daqri CEO Brian […]

My Interview on the AR Dirt Podcast – Plus a Discount Code to ARE2012!

My friend Joe Rampolla is an law enforcement officer and a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of cyber crime, augmented reality, virtual worlds, cyber-terrorism, cyber-bullying and undercover Internet Relay Chat (IRC) investigations.   He’s also leading the pack with the first-ever podcast dedicated solely to augmented reality.  Joe already honored me with a  written interview […]

5 Predictions for Augmented Reality Law in 2012

This could finally be the year that the public begins to see augmented reality as a serious, important technology.   Lance Ulanoff, the editor-in-chief at Mashable, certainly thinks so.  He listed AR as the first of “5 Tech Trends to Watch in 2012.”  “Trust me,” he wrote, “by 2013, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone who […]

Welcome “AR Dirt” to the Blogosphere

I’m happy to see that my friend and colleague Joe Rampolla has joined the blogosphere.  You can find him at Joe has been thinking and speaking about augmented reality and related technologies for years now.  He and I met shortly after I launched this blog, and discovered that we have some very similar ideas […]

ARE2011 – The Augmented Reality Event

Apologies for not having posted substantive content this week. I spent most of the week in Santa Clara, California attending the second annual Augmented Reality Event. ARE2011 was a fantastic gathering of nearly all the active players in the entire AR industry, from the humblest startup to giants like Microsoft and Qualcomm. It featured dozens […]

Forget Facial Recognition–Body Recognition May Be the Real Privacy Concern

“Take a picture; it’ll last longer.” Many times has that bit of sarcasm been directed at people who stare just a little too long. But suppose the guy is staring because he’s taking your picture? That creepy scenario may play itself out sooner than we think. While many commentators are (rightly) concerned about the ramifications […]