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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, …

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, …

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

AR Games You Need To Try
Tuesday, 9 Aug, 2011 – 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?
Thursday, 28 Jul, 2011 – 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
Wednesday, 27 Jul, 2011 – 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
Wednesday, 27 Jul, 2011 – 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 …

DroidAR Engine For Android Developers
Wednesday, 4 May, 2011 – 20:26 | No Comment
DroidAR Engine For Android Developers

Android developers looking to get their hands on new augmented reality tools take a look at the new engine developed by Simon Heinen, a computer science student from RWTH Aachen in Germany.
I know how much …

Professional Augmented Reality Browsers for Smartphones
Friday, 11 Mar, 2011 – 14:47 | One Comment
Professional Augmented Reality Browsers for Smartphones

The last few months have been a blogging wilderness from me and for that I apologise. The reason being is; I am pleased to announce, I have been working on an augmented reality book titled: …

AR App Gun
Wednesday, 2 Feb, 2011 – 21:12 | 3 Comments
AR App Gun

The first hardware for mobile gamers. Enhance your augmented reality gaming pleasure

Kafkara for Android
Tuesday, 4 Jan, 2011 – 21:03 | One Comment
Kafkara for Android

The best way to describe Kafkara is it’s like the Ironman or Transformers demo from Total Immersion but without the huge production values.

Mosimo Camera – What If Camera
Sunday, 19 Dec, 2010 – 19:49 | One Comment
Mosimo Camera – What If Camera

Android owners have a super cool application call Mosimo Camera on the horizon. Mosimo Camera developed by Japanese start-up AITIA enables the user to add computer generated effects to the video/camera window.
Effects can be themed, …

ARTags for Android
Sunday, 19 Dec, 2010 – 18:51 | 3 Comments
ARTags for Android

Over the last year we have seen a few augmented reality and art mash-ups hit the iPhone. TagDis, ARStreets to name a few. So it’s good that the Android has now got its own flagship …

junaio and Augmented Reality Revolutionize Print Advertising
Sunday, 21 Nov, 2010 – 21:43 | 3 Comments
junaio and Augmented Reality Revolutionize Print Advertising

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.

Tupalo now with scanAR (Android)
Sunday, 21 Nov, 2010 – 20:55 | One Comment
Tupalo now with scanAR (Android)

I love it when people send me an email about the latest augmented reality Android app they have developed. I feel that I am often biased towards the iPhone so getting some Android news is …

vouchAR for Android, find bargains with AR
Sunday, 24 Oct, 2010 – 18:48 | One Comment
vouchAR for Android, find bargains with AR

Looking to snap up a bargain? The new vouchAR application could be just what you need to save money on everything from a lunchtime snack to a hotel. Find your perfect bargain in augmented reality

Google Goggles available for the iPhone
Thursday, 7 Oct, 2010 – 13:25 | One Comment
Google Goggles available for the iPhone

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.

Audi A1 Layer Marketing Campaign
Wednesday, 22 Sep, 2010 – 16:35 | One Comment
Audi A1 Layer Marketing Campaign

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.