Growing up watching movies like The Terminator, I always thought it would be amazing if humans too could somehow have a visual system that could analyze in real-time what we were looking at. “Augmented reality” is the combination of computer generated data and the real world. In recent years, many developers around the world have been experimenting with this technology, but there is one Korean startup who has been making more major breakthroughs than any other company.
Olaworks was founded in 2006 and since then has been focused on computer vision and graphic technologies. The company utilizes the cameras of devices such as smartphones or tablets to accomplish a variety of functions including augmented reality and image recognition. While Olaworks has a few apps to their name, the company is more focused on creating new technology which can then be sold or licensed out to other companies. Olaworks currently holds over 60 patents and its technologies are being used on various platforms around the world. Read the full story