Facebook buys AR startup building a 1:1 digital map of the physical world

Facebook has reportedly acquired Scape Technologies, a UK augmented reality (AR) startup. TechCrunch estimated the purchase price might be around $40 million. If Scape were just another AR company, the news wouldn’t be that interesting or potentially significant — but it isn’t. 3D mapping the physical world. Scape’s technology is about creating a 1:1 digital…

Daily Inspiration #2343

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo’s writers and users. If you want to participate and share your graphic design inspiration, You can submit your images and inspiration to RAWZ via http://raw.abduzeedo.com and don’t forget to send your Abduzeedo username; or…

Atari’s video game hotel is another example of our immersive future – News

And digital creatives need to be ready. Atari’s announcement that they’ll be launching video game-themed hotels raised a lot of eyebrows this week, with the American games and consumer electronics brand planning no less than eight Atari Hotels around the US. While the hotels will already be of creative interest thanks to the giant-sized version of Atari’s classic…