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10 Games That Could Be Made with Layar 3.0

TweetThe new Layar 3.0release brings more functionality to the reality browser.  To help people envision what the service can do, Layar touts five new use-cases: Five Layar 3.0 Use-Cases 1) Architecture Showcase – Visualize the final building at a construction … Continue reading

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Layar 3.0 Publishing Site is Up

TweetInteresting options contained within the Layar 3.0 release.  Auto-trigger actions and POI-to-POI capability will help people make games and other products.  I’d love to see a good cheesy choose-your-own-adventure using real places and Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy style zaniness.  Layar … Continue reading

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Another Layar Interview

TweetCNN’s Kristie Lu Stout interviews Layar’s co-founder Maarten Lens-Fitzgerald in this short video.  Nothing new exposed, but it’s another example of the growing awareness of augmented reality by the mainstream media.

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Interview with Layar

TweetIsabelle Okane interviewed Claire Boonstra from Layar at eComm.   Interview highlights: * Claire wields her smartphone like a lightsaber. * “Very soon will be head-mounted displays.”  (Soon is translated in dutch as not next year) * Tons of Layars available in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Voodoo Experience Augmented Reality App

TweetThe music festival experience can be quite overwhelming with copious drinks, flickering lights and nose curdling levels of patchouli in the air.  Add Caribbean voodoo, the masked hooligans of Halloween and the general craziness of New Orleans, and you’ll wish you … Continue reading

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Around the ARNet

TweetThis past month the specter of augmented reality, which in the past had been mostly research papers and speculation, has slowly been turning into real products.  With a nice long three day weekend to relax, I thought I’d reflect on … Continue reading

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Proposal: Augmented Reality Scale

TweetAs we collectively disembark on a long journey to a future, hence unknown.  We’ll want to mark our progress as it goes zipping by our technological car windows. With augmented reality intruding into the general consciousness, we’re going to need … Continue reading

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10 Things Your AR App Must Have to Succeed

TweetWith the iPhone OS 3.1 launch set to debut next month, I wanted to explore the features that are going to help make some AR apps succeed over others.  We’re going to be seeing a spike of releases since many … Continue reading

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Layar 2.0 Walkthrough

Tweet Following up all the recent news from Layar reported on Games Alfresco — Raimo van der Klein, CEO of Layar, gives us a video tour of the new Layar 2.0 features.  They’ve also released the Content Catalog listing the … Continue reading

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