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Articles Archive for August 2009

Augmented London – The New iPhone App
Monday, 31 Aug, 2009 – 12:07 | 2 Comments
Augmented London – The New iPhone App

The latest augmented reality mobile application for the iPhone enables you to find your way around London on the trains and buses. Additional POIs help you to find food, wifi points or find all the major London sights. With the London Bus application you’ll make the most of your visit to the city.

Whether you are a tourist or a cockney sparrow you need never be lost in the city of London again. Is this this iPhone application that every Londoner must have?

Hidden iPhone Augmented Reality Feature
Friday, 28 Aug, 2009 – 11:24 | 3 Comments
Hidden iPhone Augmented Reality Feature

If you have an iPhone then check out the hidden augmented reality Easter egg feature in the Yelp application. It’s Layar on your iPhone.

Heavens Above Augmented Reality
Wednesday, 26 Aug, 2009 – 13:43 | No Comment
Heavens Above Augmented Reality

2 augmented reality application that will show you objects in the sky. Track the location of satellites or impress your friends with your knowledge of the locations of planets and constellations.

How To Create Augmented Reality Apps
Tuesday, 25 Aug, 2009 – 15:17 | No Comment
How To Create Augmented Reality Apps

Have you ever wondered how you create an augmented reality application? What the code looks like, how you go about getting started? Wonder no more in this excellent code walk-through.

ARound – New Version
Monday, 24 Aug, 2009 – 13:26 | No Comment
ARound – New Version

Sequence Point Software release an update to their Symbian based Augmented Reality application, ARound.

The Future Of Home Shopping
Thursday, 20 Aug, 2009 – 10:03 | 2 Comments
The Future Of Home Shopping

Ikea are using augmented reality to help shoppers test out items in the home before going to the store.

87 Layers And Counting
Tuesday, 18 Aug, 2009 – 16:20 | No Comment
87 Layers And Counting

A quick congratulations to the guys at Layar today who have now taken their product global and have an amazing 87 layers available for their augmented reality browser.
If you are not familiar with Layar, Layar …

The Five Lives Of Criss Angel
Monday, 17 Aug, 2009 – 9:31 | One Comment
The Five Lives Of Criss Angel

Go get yourself another cup of coffee and before you dive into a weekends worth of unread emails have a go at this flash based augmented reality game titled the Five Lives of Criss Angel. The …

Try The AR CannonBallz Game
Thursday, 13 Aug, 2009 – 9:43 | One Comment
Try The AR CannonBallz Game

From the same people that brought you the AR Shopper application comes CannonBallz.
The premise of the game is simple, visit the webpage, allow the application to use your webcam then dodge the cannon balls that …

Sticky Light And The Sekai Camera Application
Tuesday, 11 Aug, 2009 – 12:50 | One Comment
Sticky Light And The Sekai Camera Application

Over the years I have been to a fair few tradeshows and exhibitions, I’ve even been known to arrange a few in my time as well. Walking around a tradeshow trying to find the interesting …

Augmented Tourisum
Monday, 10 Aug, 2009 – 12:21 | One Comment
Augmented Tourisum

Welcome to Monday. I have a feeling this is going to be great week.
Please continue to send in your details if you are a developer looking for augmented reality projects to work on, or if …

Calling AR Developers/Tools Providers
Friday, 7 Aug, 2009 – 15:13 | 2 Comments
Calling AR Developers/Tools Providers

From time to time I receive emails asking ‘do you know a developer familiar with developing augmented reality applications for ‘iPhone/Android/Symbian/Desktop/Web/etc’.
If you develop augmented reality applications and are interested in refrals (I’m not looking for …

Augmented Reality Avatar Toys
Thursday, 6 Aug, 2009 – 9:45 | 2 Comments
Augmented Reality Avatar Toys

Here’s and interesting idea from Mattel to bring action figures from the James Cameron Avatar movie to life. You buy the toys, each of comes with an iTag. The iTag can be scanned with any …