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Jack Hunter – The Augmented Reality Adventure
Wednesday, 30 Apr, 2014 – 11:08 | One Comment
Jack Hunter – The Augmented Reality Adventure

On Amazon, you’ll find a few augmented reality enabled books, everything from interacting with dinosaurs, swimming with shark to exploring the wonders of the solar system. iBO have sent me what they call ‘the worlds …

The Spider-Man Mission
Friday, 11 Apr, 2014 – 11:48 | No Comment
The Spider-Man Mission

Sony have released an augmented reality Spider-Man game to commemorate the theatrical release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie.
The game, or experience if you prefer, has been developed using Sony’s own SmartAR technology and allows …

Nokia City Lens: Too Little, Too Late
Monday, 1 Oct, 2012 – 20:00 | 2 Comments
Nokia City Lens: Too Little, Too Late

While companies who have been in the AR mobile industry for several years have moved away from location based augmented reality in favour of natural feature tracking and image recognition. Nokia seem to be taking …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Augmented Reality for stargazers
Thursday, 30 Aug, 2012 – 12:22 | No Comment
Augmented Reality for stargazers

There are several augmented reality applications available for iOS (and Android) that will help you pinpoint the location of starts, planets and satellites. But generally once you get past locating an object using the camera …

Train A Corgi The Augmented Reality Way
Thursday, 28 Jun, 2012 – 21:03 | No Comment
Train A Corgi The Augmented Reality Way

Corgi’s, the Queens pet of choice. If they are good enough for royalty then thanks to augmented reality you can have your own royal pet without the expense or the need for nigh time walkies
MyRoyalCorgi …

Augmented Reality For Property And Leisure
Wednesday, 27 Jun, 2012 – 20:28 | No Comment
Augmented Reality For Property And Leisure

While most companies dabbling with augmented reality and property go for a geo-location approach where users can discover nearby properties using their camera, ehouse are taking the natural feature tracking

Dude, Where’s My C-AR
Wednesday, 27 Jun, 2012 – 19:36 | No Comment
Dude, Where’s My C-AR

I have only ever lost my car once, it was after arriving in Las Vegas after a long international flight. After waiting in line for a hire car for the best part of an hour, …

GlorAR Augmented Reality Tagging
Tuesday, 26 Jun, 2012 – 20:26 | No Comment
GlorAR Augmented Reality Tagging

While augmented reality browsers are numerous, dedicated augmented reality browsers that let you drop 3D models in cyberspace  are few and far between. The aptly named GlorAR is an iOS application that lets a user …

Augmented Reality Gaming With Lasers
Saturday, 23 Jun, 2012 – 11:00 | No Comment
Augmented Reality Gaming With Lasers

Most mobile augmented reality games require you to stand in the middle of the room and use the camera on your mobile device to scan for hidden enemies. You know the type; kill the invading …

Layar Creator – Code Free Augmented Reality
Wednesday, 20 Jun, 2012 – 21:02 | No Comment
Layar Creator – Code Free Augmented Reality

When it comes to creating augmented reality experiences, thanks to numerous companies fighting to put augmented reality into the hands of the masses, AR is no long the domain of the developer. But with the …