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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 …

The Augmented Reality Reading List

TweetEarlier this month, Ori Inbar posted on Games Alfresco about why people get excited about augmented reality.  Ori mentions Vernor Vinge’s Rainbows End as inspiration and it got me thinking about other novels that use augmented reality.  I’m making this list, not only because these novels and stories are great reads, but also because I …

Around the ARNet

TweetThis past month the specter of augmented reality, which in the past had been mostly research papers and speculation, has slowly been turning into real products.  With a nice long three day weekend to relax, I thought I’d reflect on the more important happenings of augmented reality. Augmented Reality Apps Yelp The hottest topic for …

Put A Spell: Augmented Reality Game from Ogmento

TweetLong ago the founder of Ogmento, Ori Inbar, promised he would make augmented reality games that would get our children away from screens and learning more.  Today Ogmento released a teaser trailer for their new game – Put A Spell.  Put A Spell is a way for children, ages four to seven, to learn to spell using augmented …

UgoTrade Interview #2 with Ori Inbar

TweetUgoTrade brings us another excellent interview with Ori Inbar and explains it will be the first of many with leaders in the augmented reality movement.  Stop by and read the whole thing in its full-length goodness.  Here’s a few highlights: Ori: Exactly. In parallel to my blog becoming popular, it seems there’s a lot of …

iPhone Augmented Reality Apps in September

TweetIt looks like iPhone will sneak in under Ori’s three month window he gave in the Open Letter to Apple.  While we won’t ever know if the letter had any affect on the secretive company, I’d like to believe it did.  The revelation came from Acrossair, the developer of the Nearest Tube train finder in an email …

Open Letter to Apple

TweetI’m assume that many of my readers check Games Alfresco on regular basis, but in case you don’t, please stop by and add your voice to this Open Letter to Apple: Let us Augment Reality with the iPhone!  The basic problem is, as Ori explains: But here is the rub: we are currently unable to publish these …

Creating the Cloud

TweetRouli and Ori have been churning great content faster than I can read it all.  The first is an expansive look at the various industries that might be revolutionized by AR.  The second is an interview with Ori Inbar from the UgoTrade.com site.  The interview is pretty long, and hits a lot of great points about …