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Articles Archive for September 2012

Wikitude Announce Worlds First BlackBerry 10 Augmented Reality SDK
Tuesday, 25 Sep, 2012 – 20:56 | 2 Comments
Wikitude Announce Worlds First BlackBerry 10 Augmented Reality SDK

Wikitude today announced the worlds first augmented reality SDK for BlackBerry 10 at BlackBerry Jam Americas in the San Jose Convention Centre. The full text of the announcement can be found below.
Wikitude launches world’s first …

Chestburster: The Alien Experience
Tuesday, 25 Sep, 2012 – 20:34 | No Comment
Chestburster: The Alien Experience

Arguably Alien and Aliens have been among my favourite films of the last 30 years. The scene where John Hurt gives a few coughs before the iconic xenomorph bursts through his chest is pure movie …

Sesame Street And Augmented Reality Bring Toys Alive
Tuesday, 25 Sep, 2012 – 20:03 | 2 Comments
Sesame Street And Augmented Reality Bring Toys Alive

 
Qualcomm’s Vuforia augmented reality SDK is without doubt one of the most powerful tools on the market for creating augmented reality experiences.
If you haven’t already, check out the proof of concept demo from Qualcomm and …

Skin Games. The Body Is The Controller
Tuesday, 25 Sep, 2012 – 19:32 | One Comment
Skin Games. The Body Is The Controller

An interesting find on YouTube.
Skin Games represents an original interaction paradigm for computer games, building on the concept of “kinetic interfaces” and Spatial Augmented Reality: in ‘Skin Games’ the body acts simultaneously as the controller …

Microsoft Research: On The Verge
Monday, 24 Sep, 2012 – 19:32 | One Comment
Microsoft Research: On The Verge

 
One of the reasons I got interested in augmented reality was because of a demo from Microsoft Research. Recently however the software giant has been pretty quiet on the AR front, so its good to …

Bugs Mayhem Augmented Reality Shooter
Monday, 24 Sep, 2012 – 19:21 | One Comment
Bugs Mayhem Augmented Reality Shooter

Impractical as it may sound, taking a gun to swarms of insects in your living room is surprising fun. Thanks to AR23D Studio you can enjoy it without fear of blasting a hole in your …

Urban Troops – Real First Person Shooter
Thursday, 20 Sep, 2012 – 21:08 | 2 Comments
Urban Troops – Real First Person Shooter

If you like first person shooters in the Call of Duty or Counter Strike vein then you’ll love Urban Troops, a multi player FPS game that takes place in the real world.
To play the game, …

Angry Birds AR
Thursday, 20 Sep, 2012 – 20:11 | One Comment
Angry Birds AR

 
Angry Birds. There is nothing they haven’t done and no place they haven’t been. I think I even have an Angry Birds teddy bear somewhere around the house. I was beginning to hope that the …

Explore With Spacecraft 3D
Thursday, 20 Sep, 2012 – 19:41 | One Comment
Explore With Spacecraft 3D

When NASA makes an augmented reality application you know its probably going to be something special. And lucky for us, the application is indeed a thing of beauty.
Spacecraft 3D is an augmented reality application that …

browsAR The New Kid On The Block
Wednesday, 19 Sep, 2012 – 21:10 | 2 Comments
browsAR The New Kid On The Block

It seems like every day a new image recognition application hits either Android Play or the App Store. The latest app to muscle in on the action for both platforms is browsAR from gravityjack.
Like other …

October Augmented Reality Events
Wednesday, 19 Sep, 2012 – 20:10 | 3 Comments
October Augmented Reality Events

 
October is a busy month for augmented reality enthusiasts in Europe with several events on the Calendar. These are the last augmented reality events of the year. so whether you’re a developer, creative, brand, student, …

From King Of Beers To King Of AR
Tuesday, 18 Sep, 2012 – 19:52 | 2 Comments
From King Of Beers To King Of AR

If you haven’t stumbled across the Blippar application in either the App Store or Google Play, it’s time to take a look. Blippar is an augmented reality application aimed at bring print to life and …

Wikitude – Technology Spotlight
Sunday, 16 Sep, 2012 – 15:47 | 3 Comments
Wikitude – Technology Spotlight

Wikitude, serial winners of the Augmented Planet’s Reader Choice Awards, the only AR awards voted for by you, real AR users, recently added natural feature tracking to their browser.
The natural feature tracking functionality now enables …

ARLab – Technology Spotlight
Sunday, 16 Sep, 2012 – 14:12 | No Comment
ARLab – Technology Spotlight

If you are looking to build AR applications you are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing a rich platform that will give you all the features you need.
To add to the mix of …

Augmented Planet Event – The Agenda
Sunday, 16 Sep, 2012 – 12:26 | No Comment
Augmented Planet Event – The Agenda

This year’s Augmented Planet event, the event that showcases innovation in augmented reality is shaping up to be the biggest and best ever. With the agenda now published (see below), I have to admit, there …

Fitting Reality. Augmented Reality Shopping
Tuesday, 11 Sep, 2012 – 6:34 | No Comment
Fitting Reality. Augmented Reality Shopping

Augmented reality is the ultimate tryertising technology. From the comfort of your own home you can try the latest TV to see how it will look on your living room wall or try out the …