Newspaper Turns To Google Glass To Revive Print Edition

Newspaper Turns To Google Glass To Revive Print Edition
Innovation

Asahi Shimbun uses augmented reality to enhance their reading experience.

Ross Brooks
  • 26 march 2014

 

The Asahi Shimbun, one of Japan’s most popular news sources, revealed a physical newspaper at this year’s Wearable Tech Expo in Tokyo that works alongside Google Glass. Physical markers that get picked up by the glasses will display linked digital content, an idea that Asahi’s Media Labs hope will better convey the emotional content of a story.

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