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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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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, …

Wikitude Gaming SDK and Games
Wednesday, 16 May, 2012 – 21:16 | No Comment
Wikitude Gaming SDK and Games

When you think about augmented reality browsers, gaming is probably not something that springs immediately to mind. Sure other augmented reality browser platforms have dipped their toes in to gaming but these have mostly been …

Wikitude 7.0 Augmented Reality Browser
Sunday, 6 May, 2012 – 12:18 | No Comment
Wikitude 7.0 Augmented Reality Browser

The award winning augmented reality browser; Wikitude has recently been completely refreshed and the shiny new version 7.0  is  available in the various app stores.
Wikitude if you haven’t used it before is an augmented reality …

iOnRoad Augmented Reality Driving For Android
Monday, 23 Apr, 2012 – 11:23 | One Comment
iOnRoad Augmented Reality Driving For Android

The augmented reality Android application that helps you drive safer on the road.

Augmented Reality And The Print Industry
Wednesday, 28 Mar, 2012 – 11:58 | 2 Comments
Augmented Reality And The Print Industry

Try the Super Dude augmented reality experience for your mobile or desktop. Sappi are changing the print industry by embracing technology such as augmented reality.

DroidAR Tools for Android
Monday, 6 Feb, 2012 – 15:17 | One Comment
DroidAR Tools for Android

I know I blog a lot about iOS and often neglect our Android readers, so it’s always good to hear from Android developers who ask ‘how about me’. Good stuff.
This morning I posted about the …

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 …

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.

Ice Cream Sandwich Face Recognition
Wednesday, 19 Oct, 2011 – 15:04 | No Comment
Ice Cream Sandwich Face Recognition

Sometime last year I said 2011 would be the year of face recognition. I thought come December we’d be knee deep in people waiving their phones in our faces that it would almost be second …

AR Drone Hits Android
Wednesday, 7 Sep, 2011 – 15:42 | No Comment
AR Drone Hits Android

There is no doubt about it, the AR Drone looks like a seriously fun piece of kit. Unfortunately however its been an iPhone/iPad exclusive since launch, until now that is. Android owners dust off your …

Layar Vision Webinar and Win $$$
Wednesday, 31 Aug, 2011 – 11:59 | 2 Comments
Layar Vision Webinar and Win $$$

You may have seen that Layar recently released Layar Vision as a beta for Android. What’s more, if you’re the creative type then you have the opportunity to win a share of $55,000. Layar if …

junaio 3.0: The next step in mobile AR
Tuesday, 30 Aug, 2011 – 15:54 | No Comment
junaio 3.0: The next step in mobile AR

When Google released Google Goggles a year or so back I’m sure it caught many of the incumbent AR browser providers off guard. Goggles in case you don’t know is an image recognition application that …