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Articles Archive for August 2010

Scouting for girls with a Kit Kat
Monday, 23 Aug, 2010 – 16:44 | 3 Comments
Scouting for girls with a Kit Kat

Currently appearing on the backs of special promotional wrappers of the chocolate bar Kit Kat is a special augmented reality enabled video single from Scouting for Girls

The world’s first mobile Augmented Reality Special Magazine Edition
Thursday, 19 Aug, 2010 – 17:46 | 4 Comments
The world’s first mobile Augmented Reality Special Magazine Edition

Within a few years it will be common to use a mobile phone to interact with magazines in order to gain access to exclusive content. To give us a glimpse on what the future holds, Metaio has been working hard with SZ Magazine to give their readers an augmented reality experience they’ll never forget.

ARGirl Dance fun for the iPhone
Thursday, 19 Aug, 2010 – 10:46 | One Comment
ARGirl Dance fun for the iPhone

ARGirl the marker based iPhone application. Have your very own virtual dance dancing in the palm of your hand.

Augmented Reality glasses are at least 20 years away
Wednesday, 18 Aug, 2010 – 16:50 | 22 Comments
Augmented Reality glasses are at least 20 years away

When people ask me the ‘how far away’ question, they are asking about standalone augmented reality glasses that will enable us to interact with our surroundings and get real-time contextual information. i.e the Iron Man HUD view of the world.

The worlds largest augmented reality project
Monday, 16 Aug, 2010 – 15:50 | 16 Comments
The worlds largest augmented reality project

ndré Fogaça from a team of architects called Königsberger Vannucchi based out in Brazil liked the idea of using augmented reality to help potential customers visualize their product, the only problem was the product is the latest city skyscraper development.

London Cycle Hire – Augmented Reality Application
Monday, 16 Aug, 2010 – 15:16 | 2 Comments
London Cycle Hire – Augmented Reality Application

Presselite, the ever helpful French company who specialise in building mobile augmented reality applications to help users find nearby transport links like busses and train stations have extended their London Tube application to support the locations of the docking stations.

Augmented Reality iPhone – July Stats
Tuesday, 3 Aug, 2010 – 18:29 | 6 Comments
Augmented Reality iPhone – July Stats

The number of new augmented reality iPhone applications published this month was 54. That brings the total to 605 augmented reality applications available for the iPhone. Of the 605 applications, at least 100 of them have dubious at best claims to be augmented reality