Accessing the latest Augmented Reality news is a great way to stay up-to-date with the fast moving industry, but not all news resources are created equal. We’ve compiled a list of 5 of the best AR news resources available online. You can thank us later! In no particular order:
1. ar.rocks - Latest Augmented Reality News
ar.rocks covers the latest Augmented Reality news and insights from within industry. They regularly showcase innovative AR experiences from different brands world-wide and feature insights from industry experts on their ‘Industry Insights’ section.
They’ve done really well in creating a news website with super clean user-experience. The simple on-site navigation means you can access the AR content fast without getting lost in a sea of ads, like many other tech news websites. ar.rocks posts well written and researched AR-focused content on a daily basis - certainly worth checking out!
ar.rocks has also just launched their comprehensive 'Ultimate Augmented Reality Glossary' which is probably the most impressive Augmented Reality focused online glossary we've ever seen. It includes in-depth explanations on terms like Web AR, 6DoF Tracking, AR Analytics and loads more.
2. LinkedIn - Augmented Reality News Hashtag
Surprisingly, the popular Networking app is also a gold mine for breaking AR news. This is due to the fact that the majority of industry leaders are very active on LinkedIn, so if they have a piece of news to share, it’s typically posted on LinkedIn first.
The best way to use this method is to Follow the hashtag #AugmentedReality using your personal LinkedIn profile. This way, any time posts of interest are trending, you’ll have instant access on your LinkedIn feed.
If you’re struggling to follow a hashtag, you can read this tutorial on “How to Follow a LinkedIn Hashtag”.
3. Tom Emrich - Medium Blog
Tom is a fantastic influencer in the Augmented Reality space, having worked within the industry for years. He regularly posts monthly AR updates on his Medium account, this content includes things like impressive AR experiences as well as notable AR research and statistics.
Regularly checking his Medium is a great way to get a quick overview of the latest AR industry insights.
4. WIRED - AR News
Widely regarded as a tech-generalist publication, WIRED also covers Augmented Reality from time to time. Covering Future Science, Culture & Technology News, WIRED have an impressive selection of technology writers that have covered plenty of the biggest Augmented Reality news stories. From the iPad Pro LiDar scanner to the news surrounding Snap’s recent tech developments.
5. Catchar.io - AR Projects
Catchar is geared towards the more technology savvy audience, showcasing all of the most recent Augmented Reality experiences with many of these experiences available to try-out straight from the website.
Catchar recently launched and has seen quick growth with many industry developers joining the community to share their most recent work. If you’re looking to stay up to date with news straight from the developers mouth - Catchar is one to take a look at.
Finding the best AR news
Sourcing AR news doesn't have to be difficult, but ensuring you're accessing quality information is always important. The five resources listed above are a great starting point. The Augmented Reality industry is one of the fastest growing technology sectors, and has the opportunity to transform our daily lives. We're living in exciting times, let's see what the next few years bring!