Articles Archive for November 2009
Pandemica from XMG Studios is the latest augmented reality iPhone game that uses the camera and accelerometer to produce an entertaining arcade style shooter that you can experience with full 360 degrees of movement. Pandemica transforms your iPhone into a sub-field bio-scanner that can detect the invisible alien organisms that are around you.
Parallel Kingdom is a massively multi-player online role playing game that takes place around you. The game uses GPS to figure out your location and places the character directly in your neighbourhood where you can explore, declare war on other players or just fight the many creatures that live there
Augmented reality is set to explode with the mobile augmented reality market set to gross $732 million by 2012. Also what are your thoughts around geotagging privacy?
Interested in learning more about augmented reality? Get some tips from a company that have no less than 10 augmented reality applications for the iPhone and find out more about their future roadmap.
WorkSnug goes beyond just pointing you to the nearest coffee shop that has free wireless access as the team have actually visited many of the location and rated them for noise levels (no one wants to work in a really noise environment) as well as useful information like the availability of plug sockets so you’ll never be without power.
We hear all the time about how augmented reality is going to change our lives and bring the education experience to life. Everything from changing our printed books by including rich interactive multimedia to the way we experience a trip to the museum.
Yell.com a UK Yellow Pages company look like becoming the next big brand to release an augmented reality browser. No doubt having data for probably every business in the UK Yells browser will provide us with rich local search , but from looking at the concept video it looks like it will go a step further than simply telling you a good place to eat.
Part 2 of the head to head augmented reality browser challenge. We test several augmented reality applications on our tourist tour of London. Can you use a browser as your tour guide?
Two augmented reality games hit the iPhone store. Bug Splatter sees you take on the role of exterminator while in Drift you try to drive around the augmented reality course as quick as possible
Vote for your favourite augmented reality application of 2009 and you’ll be entered in to the prize draw to win a fantastic Chumby.
The new augmented reality Firefighter 360 game for the iPhone sees you take on the role of a firefighter putting out fires that spring up in your camera view
There was around 75 people who make the event andfFeedback from everyone I spoke to has been extremely positive, it’s something that you’d like us to do again. A few people offered to donate a venue for next time which will be fantastic, we’ll try to get a beer sponsor as well. We will look at planning another event for April so we hope to see you again.
Junaio the new augmented reality social browser hit’s the iPhone, we take a first look
We compare several of augmented reality browsers head to head in our test to find local food. Are they actually any use?
Bit of a late blog today, it’s been a busy day. Most of it has been spent preparing slides and demos for next week. The rest of it has been spent in the garage trying …
There has been some cool business cards in the past but I love this one. The integration with Twitter is cool