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USATODAY 360 Stadium Tour from Junaio

Tweet ** Cool experience with the smartphone and seeing into another location.  Would love to be able to walk around or zoom in.  Next step is to offer a live feed from various locations of the Superbowl during the game.  Maybe next year. Steelers and Packers Magically Come to Life in USA TODAY Super Bowl […]

Dragons Invade Your Home With Metaio

TweetRobert Scoble, the interviewer of the geek-stars and employee of Rackspace, recorded this video at Metaio in Munich.  The gang at Metaio shows off a virtual dragon clinging to a building and talks about their AR browser Junaio.  If the only thing you want to know about is dragons invading your home, fast forward to […]

Augmented Reality Year in Review – 2010

TweetTwo years ago, in 2009, augmented reality took its first steps into mainstream consciousness.  This last year, 2010, we’ve seen augmented reality really expand into new formats and across spectra. Like I did last year, I’m going to review month-by-month the mishaps and happenings of augmented reality in 2010.  This year the task seems more imposing […]

Three Things We Can Learn From Disney

Tweet Last year at ISMAR09, the keynote speech from Mark Mine of the Disney Imagineering group, really intrigued me.   I had been a hardcore Disney hater before that, but Mark’s behinds-the-scenes look at the technology of Disney, specifically how they used augmented reality, softened my stance. Cue forward almost one year exactly, in a strange twist […]

Junaio 2010 Dev Contest Winner – archINFORM

TweetI recently participated as a judge in the Junaio 2010 Dev Contest.  After a good debate, the panel of judges picked the winner — archINFORM.  The channel gives the user information about architectural structures in an AR view port.  Augmented reality fits the use of this channel because it’s an immediate need one might have while walking around, and […]

5 Things To Do With Junaio Glue and LLA Markers

Tweet With the live video access on the iPhone OS 4.0, Metaio is looking to make a splash with its Glue technology in the Junaio AR browser. They would like to show how the iPhone can do more than GPS AR browsing with both image processing and their indoor LLA marker tracking. LLA Markers The LLA […]

10 Cool Things Going On Right Now in Augmented Reality

TweetAugmented reality has come a long way in a years time.  Last year I got excited by research projects and gimmicky AR webcam advertising, but that quickly faded on the tenth plus iteration.  It wasn’t until July that we starting having real AR products in the form of apps.  Nearly a year later and still […]

Collectibles and Augmented Reality

TweetIt was only a matter of time.  Virtual goods make up a $1.4 Billion (that’s with a ‘B’ folks) business and the demand is growing.  We have Chinese gold farmers and Farmville exclusive goods, so augmented goods can’t be far behind. Right now augmented goods are tied to purchased toys as an “add-on.”  Metaio has […]

Augmented Reality Year in Review – 2009

TweetThe year 2009 has been an important milestone in the development of augmented reality as an important future technology.  While markers and marketing campaigns captured the early interest of the year, the bigger story was the porting of augmented reality to the various smartphones in the second half.  But those two generalities aren’t the only thing […]

Junaio 1.5 is Now in the App Store

Tweet***Press Release***  junaio 1.5 is Now in the App Store; Enhanced Data Search and Overlay, New Social Capabilities, and Improved Usability     December 21, 2009 – SAN FRANCISCO – junaio version 1.5 is now available in the App store with enhanced features from version 1.0. Based on user feedback, version 1.5 has enhanced live-view functionalities, […]