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Maxcware AR Glasses Project

Tweet A few months ago Staffan Dryselius made a splash on Team Hack-a-Day with his DIY data glasses.  Since then he’s been working with a team to improve his design and would like to form a larger partnership with anyone interested … Continue reading

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10 Cool Things Going On Right Now in Augmented Reality

Tweet Augmented 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 … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality Year in Review – 2009

Tweet The 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 … Continue reading

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X-Ray Vision Utilizing Surveillance Cameras

Tweet In comic books, Superman had all his powers naturally and Batman got his through gadgets and sheer force-of-will.  Using the equipment (altogether not very portable for superheros) shown in the video, you can have Superman-like powers with Batman-like gear.  … Continue reading

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6 “Nearest X” Augmented Reality Apps and 5 Ways to Improve

Tweet Now that the OS 3.1 is upon us we’re seeing a few more augmented reality apps and some of them are in the category of the “Nearest X” variety.  I’m not saying these apps are necessarily a bad thing, but … Continue reading

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Augmenting Aerial Earth Maps With Dynamic Information

Tweet The Georgia Instituite of Technology will be presenting at ISMAR09 on “Augmenting Aerial Maps with Dynamic Information from Videos.”  They have released a video and a website on their project.  Their stated their goals are: Abstract We introduce methods … Continue reading

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Another Astronomy AR App

Tweet Similar to Sky Map, this iPhone 3GS app (needs the compass to function properly) gives you complete knowledge of the night sky.  Though technically you can use it in daylight or in your living room and get the same … Continue reading

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More Nokia “Point and Find”

Tweet A few months ago, Rouli brought us a video and some information about Nokia’s “Point and Find.”  The product at the time could scan movie posters or bar codes to give the user more information.   Today they released more information … 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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Link-a-palooza

Tweet I’m typing this post on my kids computer since my motherboard crashed on mine.  I had some more in-depth posts planned, but until I can get my computer up and running (new MB is currently installed and now partitioning … Continue reading

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