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Articles Archive for November 2011

Adidas Augmented Reality Scotland
Wednesday, 30 Nov, 2011 – 13:12 | 2 Comments
Adidas Augmented Reality Scotland

Adidas recently put together an augmented reality campaign in Scotland to promote the new official football kit. The campaign allowed passes by in a local shopping mall to have their pictures taken with the football …

Fuego River Adventure Motion Tracking iPad 2 Game
Wednesday, 30 Nov, 2011 – 12:49 | One Comment
Fuego River Adventure Motion Tracking iPad 2 Game

Fuego’s River Adventure is an iPad 2 only game that detects your movements to control the onscreen character. You’ll need to stand about 4-5 feet away from your iPad so it has good field of vision of your movements

PlayStation Vita Augmented Reality Teaser
Monday, 28 Nov, 2011 – 15:55 | 2 Comments
PlayStation Vita Augmented Reality Teaser

If you are wondering what to do with those envelopes stuffed with cash you’ll receive from aunties and uncles over the Christmas holiday then wonder no more. Our advice is to put the cash away …

Cool AR Concept for Xbox Kinect
Friday, 25 Nov, 2011 – 15:42 | No Comment
Cool AR Concept for Xbox Kinect

Immersive gameplay where you become the character in a game is an interesting concept and one that I think the Xbox Kinect will do pretty well at.  Below is an interesting video from a developer …

AR Defender The Benchmark in AR Gaming
Friday, 25 Nov, 2011 – 14:56 | No Comment
AR Defender The Benchmark in AR Gaming

Recently there have been a number of great augmented reality games hit the market that extend the genre beyond just turning on the devices camera for the sake of being called ‘augmented reality’. One of …

The Mercedes-Benz AR Experience
Friday, 25 Nov, 2011 – 13:50 | No Comment
The Mercedes-Benz AR Experience

Mercedes-Benz is the latest brand to get in on augmented reality bandwagon with the launch of not one but two augmented reality applications for iOS and Android. Unfortunately neither app is particularly impressive.
If you are …

Change The Way You Shop With Webcam Social Shopper
Monday, 21 Nov, 2011 – 17:42 | 3 Comments
Change The Way You Shop With Webcam Social Shopper

Some years back I went to the first ARE event in San Mateo I had the pleasure of meeting with the guys from Zugara and seeing a live demo of their Webcam Social Shopper application. …

RC vCar The Next Best Thing To Owning A Car
Monday, 21 Nov, 2011 – 15:05 | No Comment
RC vCar The Next Best Thing To Owning A Car

If the sky-high cost of fuel has put you off owning a car, the next best thing is owning a virtual car. RC vCar from Pop Culture Software is an entertainment based application that displays …

Parrot AR Drone Review
Monday, 14 Nov, 2011 – 15:32 | 4 Comments
Parrot AR Drone Review

The AR Drone is the ultimate flying experience and the most fun I have had with augmented reality for sometime. The added bonus of cameras and dedicated augmented reality games just takes the fun to the next level.

Augmented Reality Events Calendar for 2011
Monday, 7 Nov, 2011 – 20:58 | One Comment
Augmented Reality Events Calendar for 2011

If you haven’t discovered already, at Augmented Planet we try to keep track of the various augmented reality events taking place around the globe. If you are looking to learn more about the technology or …

Vote Now. Augmented Planet Reader Choice Awards 2011
Tuesday, 1 Nov, 2011 – 9:45 | 5 Comments
Vote Now. Augmented Planet Reader Choice Awards 2011

Regular readers know that each November we hold the annual Augmented Planet Readers Choice Awards. The only awards dedicated to recognising the world of augmented reality and the only awards that matter. The awards are …