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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 Jewellery Store
Tuesday, 26 Jun, 2012 – 19:57 | One Comment
Augmented Reality Jewellery Store

From time to time we see companies extending their online ecommerce store to support augmented reality as the final push in creating product desirability. We have seen it with items such as clothing (Zugara’s Webcam …

Change The Way You Shop With Webcam Social Shopper
Monday, 21 Nov, 2011 – 17:42 | 3 Comments
Change The Way You Shop With Webcam Social Shopper

Some years back I went to the first ARE event in San Mateo I had the pleasure of meeting with the guys from Zugara and seeing a live demo of their Webcam Social Shopper application. …

Find your perfect TV using AR
Tuesday, 23 Aug, 2011 – 13:12 | 2 Comments
Find your perfect TV using AR

Last year Samsung ran an augmented reality campaign to help consumers see how their range of flat screen TVs would look on their living room wall. Sony have jumped aboard the AR band wagon and …

Harry Potter and the augmented reality demo
Monday, 11 Jul, 2011 – 22:25 | 4 Comments
Harry Potter and the augmented reality demo

If you have ordered a copy of the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2 video game be sure to visit the EA Harry Potter site (http://harrypotter.ea.com/ar) once it arrives for an interactive AR …

IN2AR Flash SDK And Demos
Sunday, 15 May, 2011 – 11:39 | No Comment
IN2AR Flash SDK And Demos

Natural Feature Tracking (NFT) solutions are become ever easier to create thanks to some great tools and SDKs that are beginning to appear. The latest to come my way is the IN2AR Flash Library.
Using NFT …

Face Tracking is Beyond Reality
Sunday, 15 May, 2011 – 11:02 | 3 Comments
Face Tracking is Beyond Reality

Earlier in the year I wrote a post to say that 2011 will be the year of face tracking and face recognition. On cue is the latest face tracking SDK from the German based company, …

IN2AR Natural Feature Tracking With Adobe Flash
Wednesday, 4 May, 2011 – 20:07 | No Comment
IN2AR Natural Feature Tracking With Adobe Flash

Any augmented reality demo in my opinion is only as good as the 3D model that it displays. Users don’t care about the underlying AR engine or how long it took the developer to write. …

Augmented Planet Event 2011 Countdown
Thursday, 28 Apr, 2011 – 15:22 | One Comment
Augmented Planet Event 2011 Countdown

There are only 33 days left till Augmented Planet 2011 and a mere 2 days remaining to take advantage of the early bird discount price for £79 for the two day conference.
June is a great …

AR Hockey – 3D Shootout Game
Monday, 21 Mar, 2011 – 22:00 | 2 Comments
AR Hockey – 3D Shootout Game

Canada’s Arcane Technologies have created an AR game that utilises your webcam and a marker for Best Buy that challenges you to score as many goals as possible in 2 minutes. The challenging part is you use a marker and gravity to control the hockey rink.

Total Immersion To Launch iPad AR App
Monday, 14 Mar, 2011 – 22:48 | No Comment
Total Immersion To Launch iPad AR App

If you have just brought yourself a nice shiny new iPad 2 and you’re looking for an app to show it off to your friends, keep an eye out for the fourth coming AR Magic …

Nestle AR Gesture Games
Monday, 21 Feb, 2011 – 21:12 | 2 Comments
Nestle AR Gesture Games

Zugara are somewhat experts in area of gesture recognition. If you have followed AR for a while you will know they are the brains behind the Fashionista application that enables consumers to try on clothes …

Smoki AR Facebook Fun
Monday, 21 Feb, 2011 – 20:34 | One Comment
Smoki AR Facebook Fun

If you have a Facebook account take a look at the Smoki augmented reality game.
If you have no idea what Smoki’s are, think Wotsits if you’re British, think Cheetos if you’re from across the pond. …

Holoplanets AR demo
Monday, 21 Feb, 2011 – 19:36 | 2 Comments
Holoplanets AR demo

HIT Lab NZ, one of my favourite innovating augmented reality companies has just posted a new video to showcase their Holoplanets interactive science exhibit that teaches users about the planets in the solar system.
With the …

Explore the Taj Mahal with augmented reality
Thursday, 20 Jan, 2011 – 20:11 | 3 Comments
Explore the Taj Mahal with augmented reality

If you are new to augmented reality and looking to explore the possibilities on what the technology allows you to do, then take a look at this demo from Source Bits.
For newbies, just print the …

Tron Augmented Reality Demo
Wednesday, 19 Jan, 2011 – 11:21 | 4 Comments
Tron Augmented Reality Demo

Awesome Tron augmented reality demo. Battle with a light cycle on your PC

Tissot AR Watches Mark II
Sunday, 19 Dec, 2010 – 17:00 | One Comment
Tissot AR Watches Mark II

Early last year we were lucky enough to have Holition, a leading provider of online interactive marketing and retail solutions at an Augmented Planet event in London. At the event Holition showed off their augmented …

Nesquik Factory Augmented Reality Game
Wednesday, 10 Nov, 2010 – 22:51 | 2 Comments
Nesquik Factory Augmented Reality Game

If you are looking for a bit of augmented reality fun this morning with a healthy mix of gesture recognition thrown in for good measure. Take look at the latest augmented reality game from Zugara.
Zugara …

Win An Augmented Reality CV Makeover
Sunday, 24 Oct, 2010 – 18:15 | 3 Comments
Win An Augmented Reality CV Makeover

Looking for that cutting edge over your competitors when looking for your next role? why not give your CV an augmented reality make over to stand out from the crowd

Online virtual dressing room
Tuesday, 28 Sep, 2010 – 14:03 | 4 Comments
Online virtual dressing room

We have spoken about tryvertising before on Augmented Planet. Tryvertising if you are not familiar with the term enables a consumer to become familiar with a product without actually owning it. Augmented reality is a classic enabler with many solutions out there, for example you can see how a sofa will look in your living room without buying it, try a camera, or even test a 3D TV.

Scouting for girls with a Kit Kat
Monday, 23 Aug, 2010 – 16:44 | 3 Comments
Scouting for girls with a Kit Kat

Currently appearing on the backs of special promotional wrappers of the chocolate bar Kit Kat is a special augmented reality enabled video single from Scouting for Girls

Atomic Greetings Revolutionizes Greeting Card Industry with the Addition Of Personalized Video
Wednesday, 14 Jul, 2010 – 12:05 | 4 Comments
Atomic Greetings Revolutionizes Greeting Card Industry with the Addition Of Personalized Video

Greeting cards have evolved over the past few decades from their “simple” paper and ink origins to today’s technical wonders with metallic foils, 3D panels, and music-playing chips.