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Metaio’s Augmented Reality Worker Support

Tweet Markerless tracking has come a long way in the last year.  The downside of this system is the custom graphics for the visual manual.  It’s hard enough writing instructions for thousands of jobs in a production facility right now. … Continue reading

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Real Time Planar Detection on an iPhone

Tweet Not the snazziest of article titles but I couldn’t think of anything catchier.  That point brings me to the addendum topic of this blog post, which is the unsexy nature of the hard work that goes on behind the scenes in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality Scale Update (Reality Recognition)

Tweet About a month ago, I proposed an augmented reality scale to help us define different applications of the technology.  While the post received good feedback, I felt that it could use more refinement.  This update will define the scaling … Continue reading

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Vampire Diaries Augmented Reality Storescapes

Tweet The last few months, we bloggers have decried the gimmicky nature of most augmented reality marketing campaigns.  Mostly, the problem lies in their clunky implementations of the technology.  Printing out markers and holding them up to the screen are … Continue reading

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Barriers to Greatness

Tweet Good product design is hard to create. Interacting with the product should be effortless, engaging and should stimulate the user to think, “What have I been doing all these years without this product?”  When products are created with the end-user … Continue reading

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Zugara Social Shopper

Tweet Zugara brings us the next installment of AR shopping.  The company is an advertising agency that uses interactive marketing.  They have an impressive client list including the company I work for, Toyota.  Their new AR product – The Webcam … Continue reading

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Snowflake Demo

Tweet If you’ve ever been skiing, then you know part of your time on the lift is spent figuring out where you are on the mountain, where you’re going to go next and hoping you don’t lose the rest of … Continue reading

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Around the Net

Tweet I’d like to take a moment and review the AR happenings around the net in the last month about augmented reality. * Not one, but two AR frameworks are being released – Layar and Gamaray; both for Google’s Android.  … Continue reading

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Layar – The First Reality Browser

Tweet I’m not going to go into too much detail, because Rouli gives us an excellent run down on the Augmented Times, but I think this is an important step in “creating the cloud“.  Who knows, Layar could be the … Continue reading

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