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Virtual Sandbox (Sim City Meets Augmented Reality)

TweetA group of students at the National University of Singapore has developed an AR game similar to Sim City using VRML and ARToolKit. Virtual Sandbox is an educational software targeted at kids between the ages of 4-6. It provides children with … 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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ARtisan 1.0 Launch

TweetOneZeroThrice has released ARtisan, an augmented reality library for developers.  The goal of ARtisan is stated as: ARtisan is a front end and management system for FLARToolkit and Papervision3D. The goal of ARtisan is to facilitate developers in creating rich, … Continue reading

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More Talking Heads

TweetJavad sent me a note that his talking head has been updated.  In relation to AR, the eyes move as the marker is moved to give the talking head a more realistic interaction.  I’m not sure where Javad is going … Continue reading

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Talking Heads

TweetUsing a mix of programs including FLARToolkit for the AR portion, Javad has created a talking head that you can interact with.  Javad does a much better job of explaining the programs he used to make it happen: What takes … Continue reading

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Around the Net

TweetI’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.  Augmented … Continue reading

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Steal This Idea – The Marble Run

TweetIf you’ve ever bought a marble run, rollercoaster or any other type of plastic track that requires hours of set up and falls to pieces at the wrong touch, then you’ll appreciate this idea.  Last week, my wife and kids … Continue reading

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AR Shooter – WARGame

TweetTim Verbelen and Pieter Dhondt have brought us the results of their MSc thesis.  In the video they take the concept of a FPS (First Person Shooter) like Doom or Quake and apply it to the real world.  Using materials … Continue reading

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Steal This Idea!

TweetIt’s official.  I can’t get excited about AR marketing campaigns or AR products that don’t do anything.  I need an invisible creature on my desk that I can only see on my iPhone as much as I need a set … Continue reading

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The Path to Augmented Vision

TweetAugmented Vision will be available in 2015. Am I prophetic?  Delusional?  Or merely guessing?  How does an deluded prophetic hand-waving guess sound? The reality is the development of complex systems like Augmented Vision will take something more than putting the … Continue reading

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