Word Lens — http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/word-lens/id383463868 download now on the App Store, and purchase language packs when you need them! Languages currently available using in-app purchase: – Spanish to English – English to Spanish Try the demo modes first to get a sense of the technology in action — reverse or erase Spanish and English words! Check […]
A cardboard cut-out, really? You pasted a 50-inch rectangle of stiffened paper to the wall in order to preview the flatscreen of your dreams within your new Vitsoe shelving system? For shame. A true nerd, nay, a real man would have cast aside those arts and crafts for Panasonic’s new Viera AR Setup Simulator app. Just […]
Mobilizy GmbH reveals a preview of it’s augmented reality navigation system, the first fully functional mobile AR navigation system available for the Android platform. Wikitude Drive was developed by the Mobilizy Research & Development group in Salzburg, Austria, to satisfy the curiosity of the developers to see if it was feasible to combine real-time navigation […]
French app development shop PresseLite appears to have the first Augmented Reality (AR) supporting iPhone app live in the iTunes store, though we don’t know how they did it. It’s called Metro Paris Subway, and while the app isn’t new, it released a new version last week that added an AR overlay that displays information […]
Arf (Georgia Tech) a virtual pet you take anywhere ARghhhh (Georgia Tech) first person table-top action game Sekai Camera (Tonchidot) AirTag the real world Kweekies (int13) a portal to creatures in a parallel world Layar (SPRXmobile) Browse the world with an AR browser Artoolkit for the iPhone (Artoolworks) the most popular AR kit now on […]
Augmented reality coming soon on the iPhone: Brightkite Augmented Reality from Brightkite on Vimeo.
Here’s more info on augmented reality, including a program which collects environmental data from many sources (including networked furniture?!?) and presents it to you.
We have talked about augmented reality in the past. It is the fact of adding layers of information into a real image. The most immediate application would be with new phones. Using the camera, gps, compass and Internet to add a layer to what you see with information or actionable interactions. Here you have some […]
Layar is a sort of browser derived from location based services and works on mobile phones that include a camera, GPS and a compass. Layar is first avaliable for handsets with the Android. It works as follows: Starting up the Layar application automatically activates the camera. The embedded GPS automatically knows the location of the […]