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Metaio Releases Unifeye SDK

TweetMetaio released their Unifeye Mobile Augmented Reality SDK at Mobile World Congress 2010. The Unifeye® Mobile SDK is the world´s first and only software development kit for creating mobile augmented reality (AR) applications. The professional toolbox is supporting all major mobile platforms and features the latest image recognition technologies, 3D rendering for animations with real […]

Spatial Computing Concept Video for Shopping

TweetThis summer, Phedhex, posted a concept video showcasing what augmented reality, or spatial computing, could do. The video was well thought out and I enjoyed it. In the second video, he uses hand gestures to show how we can use augmented reality to purchase furniture in our homes and verify it for decor and size. […]

Real-Time 3D Modeling for Augmented Reality

TweetI’m a big geek when it comes to the behind-the-scenes number crunching stuff that makes augmented reality happen. How it all works is a fascinating look at dynamic systems in concert. The two videos below show how on the fly modeling of objects can help create a fully interactive world with occlusion, shadows and other […]

What I Want For Augmented Reality in 2010

TweetI was going to expand on my predictions that Rouli had posted on Games Alfresco because, frankly, they were pretty lame (mine and not the other nine, those were good.)  But decided that there have been enough predictions for 2010.  So instead, I want to go over the things I want to happen in 2010 […]

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, […]

Junaio Opens its API to Developers

TweetPress Release Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,Peter Meier, our CTO, officially announced the opening of junaio’s API to developers at the AR Development Camp last Saturday. Starting today, developers can use the new interface and build their own applications that interact with the junaio platform.    For more information, please refer to the press release attached. […]

My Experiences with Junaio

TweetLast week I downloaded Junaio the new 3D augmented reality app from Metaio on my wife’s 3G iPhone.  Unfortunately, its not the newer iPhone so I couldn’t test the full capabilities of the app, but its nice that I can use the older model.  When I explained that the app, “added 3D models into pictures […]

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 […]

ISMAR09 Day One

TweetToday marks the first day of ISMAR09 which has been the Workshop Day.  I participated in the Industry Workshop which was chaired by Noora Guldemond from Metaio.  I’m not going to go into a ton of detail today because there’s not much time until the next event, but the presentations and discussions were excellent.  The […]