Training the Visual Way

TweetHomo sapiens are visual creatures. We receive 75% of our information through our eyes. Explaining how to do something can be tedious and inefficient. Augmented reality offers a visual medium for explanation. This quick demo on how to assemble a LEGO tower using ARToolKit illustrates how effective this technique can be. If you don’t believe […]

Virtual Sandbox (Sim City Meets Augmented Reality)

TweetA group of students at the National University of Singapore has developed an AR game similar to Sim City using VRML and ARToolKit. Virtual Sandbox is an educational software targeted at kids between the ages of 4-6. It provides children with an interactive learning environment for the learning of English vocabulary. By combining the concepts of […]

The Augmented Reality Pop Quiz

TweetThink you know everything there is to know about augmented reality?  Well, prove it and take the augmented reality pop quiz.  If you’re proud of your score, post the results on twitter with the hashtag #arpopquiz or in the comment section if you don’t use Twitter.  Thanks to Rouli who helped me with some of the […]

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha + ARToolKit

TweetDedicated fans are powerful forces.  A super-fan will collect every commercial product of an imaginary character because they enjoy the break from their normal everyday reality.  This video is a combination of a few other videos made about Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha.  Interestingly, we never actually see Nanoha Takamachi in the video.  Instead we see […]