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Find your perfect TV using AR
Tue, 23/08/11 – 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 …

insideAR Munich Event
Thu, 11/08/11 – 13:26 | No Comment
insideAR Munich Event

It only seems like yesterday we had our very own Augmented Planet 2011 event in London. And lets not forget ARE 2011 or AR Summit.
If you missed those events or perhaps you didn’t get enough …

Mobile AR Event – San Diego
Thu, 11/08/11 – 13:19 | No Comment
Mobile AR Event – San Diego

If you missed out on recent AR events, AR Summit, ARE2011 or our very own Augmented Planet 2011 but you still have the taste for seeing some exciting demos and mixing with the leaders in …

August Bunnies – A Belated Easter Post
Wed, 10/08/11 – 14:58 | No Comment
August Bunnies – A Belated Easter Post

Firstly I know that summer has come and almost gone leaving us well into August so I’m a little ashamed to be talking about an Easter augmented reality application. The truth is my inbox is …

Ball Invasion – AR Gaming Using SLAM Technology
Wed, 10/08/11 – 10:37 | No Comment
Ball Invasion – AR Gaming Using SLAM Technology

The trouble with mobile augmented reality games that use the camera feed for the background is the camera usage is entirely superficial. If you’re fighting aliens, watching them appear from the TV or in front …

AR Games You Need To Try
Tue, 9/08/11 – 12:46 | One Comment
AR Games You Need To Try

It seems like only yesterday that augmented reality gaming consisted of games that simply enable the phones camera to provide an interesting backdrop. Thanks to tools from companies like String and Qualcomm (and of course …

Mobile Face Recognition Coming Soon?
Thu, 28/07/11 – 16:01 | No Comment
Mobile Face Recognition Coming Soon?

I stuck my neck on the line at the beginning of the year and said that 2011 would be the year of face recognition. It’s nearly August and so far face recognition technology for mobile …

Zombie Room AR Android Game
Wed, 27/07/11 – 21:42 | One Comment
Zombie Room AR Android Game

I have always been a sucker for anything zombie related. Games, books, movies and anything else you can throw at me. When the guys over at No, You Shut Up Games contacted me to tell …

CamTranslator – AR Translation For Android
Wed, 27/07/11 – 20:03 | No Comment
CamTranslator – AR Translation For Android

There are a few demos that I like to show on those rare occasions when I get let loose in front of an audience to talk about augmented reality. One demo that I always like …

You Sexy Lynx
Tue, 12/07/11 – 20:43 | One Comment
You Sexy Lynx

It seems that the world over Lynx are renowned for their funny deodorant adverts containing some of the hottest honeys you’re likely to see on TV. Even in Brazil recently I watched the Brazilian equivalent …

Harry Potter and the augmented reality demo
Mon, 11/07/11 – 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 …

There’s an AR app for that
Mon, 11/07/11 – 21:49 | No Comment
There’s an AR app for that

Every now and then I have a hunt to see what new augmented reality applications are around. From time to time I come across some strange ones, for instance the augmented reality pizza slicer application …

AR! Pirates
Mon, 11/07/11 – 20:37 | No Comment
AR! Pirates

If you have an iPhone and you’re looking for a little natural feature tracking gaming, or just want to earn a few office guru points, take a look at the new(ish) AR!  Pirates game from …

I’m back and the book is out
Mon, 11/07/11 – 19:58 | No Comment
I’m back and the book is out

It’s been awhile since my last blog. Finishing the Augmented Reality Browsers for Smartphones book took a lot out of me. For a while it was difficult to even look at a computer screen let …

String OJ Demo
Sun, 5/06/11 – 10:38 | No Comment
String OJ Demo

I went to a String AR drinks evening in London a month or so ago. Since then I have been eagerly awaiting the launch of the SDK as I’m sure once it is released it’s …

Hoops AR Android Game
Sun, 5/06/11 – 10:16 | 3 Comments
Hoops AR Android Game

Basketball fans with Android phones looking for a little augmented reality action take a look at the new Hoops AR game from Big Playar. The game which is free from the Android Market is a …

The Future Of GPS Navigation With Wikitude Drive
Thu, 26/05/11 – 20:30 | 3 Comments
The Future Of GPS Navigation With Wikitude Drive

There was a time when getting from A to B relied on maps or directions from complete strangers. Then came the dedicated GPS navigation device which revolutionized the way we travelled and provided our cars …

Augmented Reality for Kids
Mon, 16/05/11 – 14:36 | No Comment
Augmented Reality for Kids

WITZ, a popular TV program for pre-schoolers in Singapore has launched an augmented reality interactive campaign to bring the TV characters to life.
The software takes the form of markers that represent the main characters from …

Awesome Augmented Reality Visualisation Projects
Mon, 16/05/11 – 13:00 | 2 Comments
Awesome Augmented Reality Visualisation Projects

Here are a couple of cool demo that show how augmented reality is being used for visualization. The first demo created by PROJEKTIL, a company based in Switzerland that specialize in visual art experiences, is …

String AR Demos You Need To Try
Mon, 16/05/11 – 9:30 | No Comment
String AR Demos You Need To Try

Having just finished a post about the amazing String AR SDK I wanted to follow up with a post for those of you who are not developers. If you are looking for some cool augmented …

Augmented Reality Powered By String
Mon, 16/05/11 – 9:30 | 2 Comments
Augmented Reality Powered By String

Many developers ask me about natural feature tracking SDKs for mobile devices.  One of the cool SDKs I like is the String SDK.
If you are already familiar with AR you’ll notice that String lives somewhere …

IN2AR Flash SDK And Demos
Sun, 15/05/11 – 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 …