Articles in the iPhone Category
The first hardware for mobile gamers. Enhance your augmented reality gaming pleasure
The new junaio channel works in conjunction with a popular German TV show called ‘Galileo’. Viewers watching the show are able to interact with the program by using the junaio client and by pointing their smartphone at the TV screen.
Announcing the 2010 winners
Every year at Augmented Planet we ask you, the augmented reality community to vote for your favourite augmented reality applications of the year. For 2010 we focused the awards on augmented reality …
When I first got interested in augmented reality some 18 months ago, one of the first demos I saw was a translation application running on a Symbian device.
The demo was a Youtube video of a …
Yell is one of the most popular yellow page business directories in the UK. The iPhone application enables users to find everything from restaurants to pubs to florists and everything in between.
A year ago we …
Those pesky aliens are at it again, invading our cities, forests, living rooms and just about anything else they can. The last line of Earth’s defence is you. God help us.
AR Invaders and Look Up …
Metaio and their junaio augmented reality browser are busy working with partners to change how we interact with print. The latest campaign to use their junaio glue platform is the product of a collaboration between Sausalitos and Coke zero in Germany.
Shopping, love it or hate it. Either way, with Gold Run you can secure a bargain and have fun while doing it with the worlds first augmented reality iPhone shopping game
Ghost Blasters the latest augmented reality iPhone game where you take on ghosts and harvest their ectoplasma for your own evil needs
By taking a picture of any of these classes of objects, the image is recognised and context provided to the user. For example, if you take a picture of a landmark the landmark is identified and named. To test the functionality, I loaded the browser on my laptop and searched for Tower Bridge.
Augmented reality accelerometer games continue to be all the rage for mobile developer. One of the latest additions to the genre for iPhone owners is Look-Up which gives players the opportunity to fight off the ever present threat of invading aliens.
It’s interesting how advertisers are using augmented reality as a marketing vehicle to promote their products and build engaging content for consumers. One of the latest examples is the Audi layer developed by AR Door and Russian advertising agency, Rodnaya Rech.
Chatterbucks is a new iPhone application that uses natural feature tracking to identify £5 and £10 banknotes from the UK. Once identified a speech bubble appears giving Her Majesty the opportunity to deliver a personalised message to the viewer.
These special stamps celebrate the 50th anniversary of the building of British Rail’s last steam locomotive Evening Star Royal Mail. When activated using the junaio augmented reality browser available free for iPhone and Android users, users are able to watch a short video of Bernard Cribbins exciting the poem ‘Night Mail’.
Finding a decent drink is easy, but thanks to the new augmented reality application you can now find a decent pub that servers Bulmers Cider and has a garden where you can sit outside and enjoy your drink in the sun.
Like most augmented reality applications the functionality is simple, it will use your current location to inform you what pubs are around you, and as you hold your phone up you’ll see the locations of the pubs in the camera window giving you the general direction.
Over the last month, mtrip augmented reality city guides have been appearing in the iPhone appstore, so last week was a good a time as ever to take the London guide out on a road.
Within a few years it will be common to use a mobile phone to interact with magazines in order to gain access to exclusive content. To give us a glimpse on what the future holds, Metaio has been working hard with SZ Magazine to give their readers an augmented reality experience they’ll never forget.
ARGirl the marker based iPhone application. Have your very own virtual dance dancing in the palm of your hand.
Presselite, the ever helpful French company who specialise in building mobile augmented reality applications to help users find nearby transport links like busses and train stations have extended their London Tube application to support the locations of the docking stations.
The number of new augmented reality iPhone applications published this month was 54. That brings the total to 605 augmented reality applications available for the iPhone. Of the 605 applications, at least 100 of them have dubious at best claims to be augmented reality
An interesting look at the differences between augmented reality applications running on the iPhone 3 and on the iPhone 4. The use of the gyroscope and retina display really makes a noticeable difference
Interesting video from Bonfire Social Media and David Elchoness, CEO/Co Founder of Tagwhat on their augmented reality browser.