Judge Scales Back Jury’s Award in First AR Patent Infringement Verdict

Back in July 2012, I reported on what appeared to be the first augmented reality patent infringement lawsuit: Tomita v. Nintendo.  That case has since gone to trial, with some interesting results. Plaintiff Tomita U.S. Patent No. 7,417,664, issued in August 2008 and titled “Stereoscopic image picking up and display system based upon optical axes cross-point information.” […]

Augmenting the Gun Debate

Gun control–or, more specifically, the inability to agree on any specific way to curb gun violence–has been one of this year’s biggest political issues.   Meanwhile, 3D printing technology is making it increasingly difficult to prevent individuals from making and owning their own firearms.  Soon, augmented reality technology could add another dimension to this debate […]