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Articles Archive for May 2011

The Future Of GPS Navigation With Wikitude Drive
Thursday, 26 May, 2011 – 20:30 | 3 Comments
The Future Of GPS Navigation With Wikitude Drive

There was a time when getting from A to B relied on maps or directions from complete strangers. Then came the dedicated GPS navigation device which revolutionized the way we travelled and provided our cars …

Augmented Reality for Kids
Monday, 16 May, 2011 – 14:36 | No Comment
Augmented Reality for Kids

WITZ, a popular TV program for pre-schoolers in Singapore has launched an augmented reality interactive campaign to bring the TV characters to life.
The software takes the form of markers that represent the main characters from …

Awesome Augmented Reality Visualisation Projects
Monday, 16 May, 2011 – 13:00 | 2 Comments
Awesome Augmented Reality Visualisation Projects

Here are a couple of cool demo that show how augmented reality is being used for visualization. The first demo created by PROJEKTIL, a company based in Switzerland that specialize in visual art experiences, is …

String AR Demos You Need To Try
Monday, 16 May, 2011 – 9:30 | No Comment
String AR Demos You Need To Try

Having just finished a post about the amazing String AR SDK I wanted to follow up with a post for those of you who are not developers. If you are looking for some cool augmented …

Augmented Reality Powered By String
Monday, 16 May, 2011 – 9:30 | 2 Comments
Augmented Reality Powered By String

Many developers ask me about natural feature tracking SDKs for mobile devices.  One of the cool SDKs I like is the String SDK.
If you are already familiar with AR you’ll notice that String lives somewhere …

IN2AR Flash SDK And Demos
Sunday, 15 May, 2011 – 11:39 | No Comment
IN2AR Flash SDK And Demos

Natural Feature Tracking (NFT) solutions are become ever easier to create thanks to some great tools and SDKs that are beginning to appear. The latest to come my way is the IN2AR Flash Library.
Using NFT …

Face Tracking is Beyond Reality
Sunday, 15 May, 2011 – 11:02 | 3 Comments
Face Tracking is Beyond Reality

Earlier in the year I wrote a post to say that 2011 will be the year of face tracking and face recognition. On cue is the latest face tracking SDK from the German based company, …

AR Book And PodCast
Wednesday, 4 May, 2011 – 21:14 | 2 Comments
AR Book And PodCast

Most of you probably know that late last year I decided it would be a good idea to write a book about augmented reality. I found a publisher and pitched the idea of a guide …

DroidAR Engine For Android Developers
Wednesday, 4 May, 2011 – 20:26 | No Comment
DroidAR Engine For Android Developers

Android developers looking to get their hands on new augmented reality tools take a look at the new engine developed by Simon Heinen, a computer science student from RWTH Aachen in Germany.
I know how much …

IN2AR Natural Feature Tracking With Adobe Flash
Wednesday, 4 May, 2011 – 20:07 | No Comment
IN2AR Natural Feature Tracking With Adobe Flash

Any augmented reality demo in my opinion is only as good as the 3D model that it displays. Users don’t care about the underlying AR engine or how long it took the developer to write. …