Articles Archive for January 2010
We continue to look at every augmented reality iPhone application available in the Apple appstore. Today we look at navigation.
Augmented reality is the latest greatest craze, but is it good? Are we sharing to much information with the world and leaving ourselves open for exploitation in the future? What are the negatives and when will AR come back and bite us on the arse. Ban it now before it’s to late. The case against augmented reality.
Now is a good time to be thinking about releasing an augmented reality application, but what’s out there in the appstore already? Searching the appstore for ‘augmented reality’ used to produce a single page of results, these days there are hundreds of apps all fighting for your attention and hard earned pennies. We thought we would take a look and see what applications are available. Welcome to part one of the ultimate guide to iPhone augmented reality applications.
I was on holiday when WhereMark hit the iPhone store in December but I was in contact with the developers back in September when they released a preview video to Youtube and remember being excited about it.
Having had a chance to test the released version I have to say they have done a pretty good job and lived up to my expectations.
Wikitude 4 has hit the Android and has numerous improvements. Firstly Wikitude 4 supports miles as well as kilometers so no more wondering if 7.5km is to far to walk. I’m really happy about this change and I’m glad my nagging has paid off. Wikitude 4 also boasts many new features and a UI refresh which looks really cool.
Announcing AugmentedRealityNews. AugmentedRealityNews is your one stop shop for all things AR. We’ll seek out the headlines from blogs, products and news sources and bring them together into one single list. You’ll always be up to date with whats happening and will have the latest headlines as they are published.