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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 …

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 …

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 …

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

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 …

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 …

Experience The Movies With Aurasma And Universal
Monday, 23 Apr, 2012 – 12:38 | One Comment
Experience The Movies With Aurasma And Universal

Universal Pictures and Aurasma have teamed up to create an amazing augmented reality experience that brings 3 of their most iconic characters to life.
With the Universal 100 application available free from the Apple App Store …

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.

Augmented Reality – Welcome To The Matrix
Friday, 10 Feb, 2012 – 14:50 | One Comment
Augmented Reality – Welcome To The Matrix

This app probably isn’t exactly augmented reality but I have seen a lot of apps that claim to be AR for doing a lot less. If you’re a fan of the movie the Matrix, take …

Augmented Reality – Traveller AR First Look
Monday, 30 Jan, 2012 – 18:30 | One Comment
Augmented Reality – Traveller AR First Look

When you load the Traveller AR game its clear to see where the inspiration has come from. The game is very Elite like, you start with a basic ship, travel between the numerous space stations located in the galaxy while trading cargo in an attempt to build up your money and to equip your ship.

Give your iPhone movies the FX treatment with AR
Wednesday, 28 Dec, 2011 – 19:36 | No Comment
Give your iPhone movies the FX treatment with AR

Unless you have access to a special effects studio, your iPhone movies will be a bit on the bland side. At this time of year its probably endless hours of aunty Doris sitting around the …

Fake Your Own Moon Landing
Thursday, 8 Dec, 2011 – 13:33 | No Comment
Fake Your Own Moon Landing

Have you have ever wanted to fake your own Apollo moon landing? As they say at Apple, there’s an app for that. MoonWalking is a new £0.69 ($0.99) app that enables you to experience the …