AR Glasses Workshop
Mon, 22/09/14 – 9:00 | No Comment

No doubt about it, there is a huge amount of interest in AR glasses with many of you eager to get your hands on a pair to try. But unless you are lucky enough to …

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Augmented Reality Events
Wed, 17/09/14 – 20:37 | No Comment
Augmented Reality Events

The end of the year is always a good time to get along to an AR conference and see some cutting edge examples of AR in action. This year is particularly exciting as there are …

CALL FOR PAPERS – 5th ANNUAL AUGMENTED PLANET CONFERENCE
Tue, 12/08/14 – 9:31 | No Comment
CALL FOR PAPERS – 5th ANNUAL AUGMENTED PLANET CONFERENCE

Augmented Planet 2014
Google Campus Building, 17th November, London
Augmented Planet is back for our 5th annual augmented reality conference to be held in London on 19th November. We are now inviting you to submit your talk …

An Augmented Reality Future
Wed, 30/04/14 – 11:32 | One Comment
An Augmented Reality Future

Augmented reality glasses are on their way; whether they quite live up to this concept video on the other hand remains to be to seen.
Regardless, if there is one thing we all love, it’s a …

Jack Hunter – The Augmented Reality Adventure
Wed, 30/04/14 – 11:08 | One Comment
Jack Hunter – The Augmented Reality Adventure

On Amazon, you’ll find a few augmented reality enabled books, everything from interacting with dinosaurs, swimming with shark to exploring the wonders of the solar system. iBO have sent me what they call ‘the worlds …

AR Quad Copters – Not The Future Delivery Boy
Mon, 14/04/14 – 10:35 | No Comment
AR Quad Copters – Not The Future Delivery Boy

Over the weekend a buddy of mine was telling me how Amazon are going to be delivering packages via pilotless quad copters from early next year.
The first time I heard about Amazon’s plans for 30 …

The Spider-Man Mission
Fri, 11/04/14 – 11:48 | No Comment
The Spider-Man Mission

Sony have released an augmented reality Spider-Man game to commemorate the theatrical release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie.
The game, or experience if you prefer, has been developed using Sony’s own SmartAR technology and allows …

Land Rover Transparent Bonnet Concept
Thu, 10/04/14 – 13:36 | One Comment
Land Rover Transparent Bonnet Concept

Land Rover, the UK car manufacture famous for their 4×4 vehicles showed off their concept of a transparent bonnet (hood for our American friends). The bonnet is packed with a couple of cameras facing the …

Readers Choice Awards 2012 – Results
Wed, 31/10/12 – 11:00 | 8 Comments
Readers Choice Awards 2012 – Results

Every year at Augmented Planet we ask you, the augmented reality community to vote across a selection of categories to find the best experiences of the year. Unlike other augmented reality awards that are handed …

From Gimmick to Given: Augmented Reality and the Future of Marketing
Mon, 29/10/12 – 8:30 | 10 Comments
From Gimmick to Given: Augmented Reality and the Future of Marketing

Guest post: Pierre Addoum is founder of Amudo LLC, an Augmented Reality company that helps businesses worldwide generate quality leads and improve customer loyalty.
It’s time to put away your old conceptions about Augmented Reality (AR). …

Augmented Planet Readers Choice Awards 2012
Sun, 7/10/12 – 17:34 | 3 Comments
Augmented Planet Readers Choice Awards 2012

November is traditionally the month we solicit votes for the annual Augmented Planet Readers Choice Awards. The only augmented reality awards in the industry that matter because you, real AR users get to decide the …

Nokia City Lens: Too Little, Too Late
Mon, 1/10/12 – 20:00 | 2 Comments
Nokia City Lens: Too Little, Too Late

While companies who have been in the AR mobile industry for several years have moved away from location based augmented reality in favour of natural feature tracking and image recognition. Nokia seem to be taking …

Wikitude Announce Worlds First BlackBerry 10 Augmented Reality SDK
Tue, 25/09/12 – 20:56 | One Comment
Wikitude Announce Worlds First BlackBerry 10 Augmented Reality SDK

Wikitude today announced the worlds first augmented reality SDK for BlackBerry 10 at BlackBerry Jam Americas in the San Jose Convention Centre. The full text of the announcement can be found below.
Wikitude launches world’s first …

Chestburster: The Alien Experience
Tue, 25/09/12 – 20:34 | No Comment
Chestburster: The Alien Experience

Arguably Alien and Aliens have been among my favourite films of the last 30 years. The scene where John Hurt gives a few coughs before the iconic xenomorph bursts through his chest is pure movie …

Sesame Street And Augmented Reality Bring Toys Alive
Tue, 25/09/12 – 20:03 | 2 Comments
Sesame Street And Augmented Reality Bring Toys Alive

 
Qualcomm’s Vuforia augmented reality SDK is without doubt one of the most powerful tools on the market for creating augmented reality experiences.
If you haven’t already, check out the proof of concept demo from Qualcomm and …

Skin Games. The Body Is The Controller
Tue, 25/09/12 – 19:32 | One Comment
Skin Games. The Body Is The Controller

An interesting find on YouTube.
Skin Games represents an original interaction paradigm for computer games, building on the concept of “kinetic interfaces” and Spatial Augmented Reality: in ‘Skin Games’ the body acts simultaneously as the controller …

Microsoft Research: On The Verge
Mon, 24/09/12 – 19:32 | One Comment
Microsoft Research: On The Verge

 
One of the reasons I got interested in augmented reality was because of a demo from Microsoft Research. Recently however the software giant has been pretty quiet on the AR front, so its good to …

Bugs Mayhem Augmented Reality Shooter
Mon, 24/09/12 – 19:21 | One Comment
Bugs Mayhem Augmented Reality Shooter

Impractical as it may sound, taking a gun to swarms of insects in your living room is surprising fun. Thanks to AR23D Studio you can enjoy it without fear of blasting a hole in your …

Urban Troops – Real First Person Shooter
Thu, 20/09/12 – 21:08 | 2 Comments
Urban Troops – Real First Person Shooter

If you like first person shooters in the Call of Duty or Counter Strike vein then you’ll love Urban Troops, a multi player FPS game that takes place in the real world.
To play the game, …

Angry Birds AR
Thu, 20/09/12 – 20:11 | One Comment
Angry Birds AR

 
Angry Birds. There is nothing they haven’t done and no place they haven’t been. I think I even have an Angry Birds teddy bear somewhere around the house. I was beginning to hope that the …

Explore With Spacecraft 3D
Thu, 20/09/12 – 19:41 | One Comment
Explore With Spacecraft 3D

When NASA makes an augmented reality application you know its probably going to be something special. And lucky for us, the application is indeed a thing of beauty.
Spacecraft 3D is an augmented reality application that …

browsAR The New Kid On The Block
Wed, 19/09/12 – 21:10 | 2 Comments
browsAR The New Kid On The Block

It seems like every day a new image recognition application hits either Android Play or the App Store. The latest app to muscle in on the action for both platforms is browsAR from gravityjack.
Like other …

October Augmented Reality Events
Wed, 19/09/12 – 20:10 | 2 Comments
October Augmented Reality Events

 
October is a busy month for augmented reality enthusiasts in Europe with several events on the Calendar. These are the last augmented reality events of the year. so whether you’re a developer, creative, brand, student, …