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2010 Qualcomm Augmented Reality Developer Challenge

TweetThe results for the 2010 Qualcomm AR Developer Challenge are coming next week on February 15th.  Qualcomm released this teaser video today: Developers from around the world participated in Qualcomm’s 2010 Augmented Reality (AR) Developer Challenge and created rich AR experiences including interactive games, educational applications, and marketing concepts. These apps use Qualcomm’s AR platform, […]

Augmented Reality Year in Review – 2010

TweetTwo years ago, in 2009, augmented reality took its first steps into mainstream consciousness.  This last year, 2010, we’ve seen augmented reality really expand into new formats and across spectra. Like I did last year, I’m going to review month-by-month the mishaps and happenings of augmented reality in 2010.  This year the task seems more imposing […]

Upcoming Qualcomm Developer Challenge

TweetThis fall, Qualcomm is going to host a $200,000 Augmented Reality Developer Challenge.  The details for the challenge haven’t been released yet, but the total amount of prize money should have would-be developers planning their products as we speak.  The challenge will start when they release the Qualcomm AR SDK.  More details can be found […]

Nexus One Will Take Augmented Reality To The Next Level

TweetThe details about the recently “dogfooded” smartphone from Google called the Nexus One have been surfacing more rapidly than a fart in the bathtub.  For most the buzz centers around the Nexus One’s rumoured untethered bachelor lifestyle or potential $99 price, but I found the more interesting nugget of information to be the Snapdragon processor […]

Facial Recognition is the Future of Social Search

TweetNokia’s concept video shows what they think mobile computing will be in 2015.  The list rounds out the usual suspects of future-tech: cloud computing, geolocative services, service-anywhere and facial recognition, to name a few.  The last one tweaks my concerns about data harvesting and social stalking as presented the last two days (Thoughts on the […]