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Random Time! - Bayonetta will pole dance with new AR app

- uses the Junaio augmented reality app for iOS or Android - download the app and search for "bayonetta2" to get dancing Bayonetta - if you put her near a pole shaped object she’ll do a pole dance - 20 fans that post images to the Bayonetta 2 contest page will win QUO cards worth 1,000 yen link

Augmented Reality Gets Its Big Boy Pants

Still thinking Augmented Reality (AR) is a fad at worst or science fiction at best? Is it just a passing distraction-dujour for teen gamers, before they move onto the next new shiny thing? Or is truly disruptive technology that’s on the cusp of enhancing our every day lives?

Today in APIs: Appy Pie Launches API to Build Augmented Reality Apps

Appy Pie has launched an API that will allow users to build augmented reality apps. Facebook is set to host its first African hackathon next month.

Check out Nav Camera if you need precise location info for photos and video

Nav Camera (US$3.99) is an innovative app that uses navigation, augmented reality and display overlays to tell you where you are, your altitude, the direction you are facing and more. The information appears on your image in real time and it's...

Augmented Reality Is the Future of Furniture Shopping

In a darkened room in the back of a small furniture store just south of San Francisco International Airport, the couch in front of me keeps changing colors and patterns, from red to blue to beige to a gray, white, and green pattern. The...Show More Summary

Aurasma: The Internet of Things is here

Enterprise Forward Aurasma: The Internet of Things is here By Annie Weinberger, General Manager, HP Aurasma  Aurasma is an augmented reality platform that brings real world visuals—logos, images, photos—to digital life through engaging experiences known as “auras.” Read more about what this could mean for your enterprise.

Introducing Nav Camera: Photos and Movies with Geolocation Data Overlays

Hunter Research and Technology, developer of the popular Theodolite app series, today is excited to announce the release of Nav Camera 1.0, its newest iPhone app. Nav Camera uses the proven navigation, augmented reality, and image processing engines from Theodolite to create an app that focuses on photogaphy and video recording with data overlays.

These New Glasses Could Make Augmented Reality Practical

Augmented reality is awesome, but seriously, you don't want to wear bulky glasses that use lenses, beam splitters and reflectors that make the magic happen. A Ph.D student at UNC-Chapel Hill has developed a sleek pair of augmented reality glasses that are actually light and compact. Read more...

Open Source Marker Recognition for Augmented Reality

[Bharath] recently uploaded the source code for an OpenCV based pattern recognition platform that can be used for Augmented Reality, or even robots. It was built with C++ and utilized the OpenCV library to translate marker notations within a single frame. The program started out by focusing in on one object at a time. Show More Summary

Augmented Reality Games: Are They Worth The Money?

Wouldn’t it be easier to play a first person shooter if you were actually holding the gun? Perhaps combat flight sims would be more realistic if they used a real aeroplane, and RPGs more engaging with physical characters to move around your tablet’s display. Show More Summary

3D printed reproductions enable gallery visitors to touch and feel precious historical objects

The Smart Replicas project uses augmented reality and 3D printed reproductions of priceless museum objects to make visits more hands-on.

23 Year Old Indian Makes A DIY Open Source Google Glass Replica For Rs 4500

Thanks to an Indian innovator from Kochi, you may now be able to experience the magic of Google Glass for just Rs 4500. Arvind Sanjeev, 23, has created a replica of the augmented reality goggles Google Glass, which has a selling price of $1500 in USA. Show More Summary

Skully Motorcycle Helmet Not Quite Iron Man, But a Taste of Our Augmented Reality Future

If Tony Stark designed a motorcycle helmet, it might look a little like Skully. Sleek black (or white) with an aerodynamic fin. A visor that changes tint at the touch of a finger. A rear 180-degree camera surveying the road behind and beside the rider and streaming the video through […]

Platforms for innovation

Chris Dixon crowdsourced this list of future platforms for innovation: Virtual reality Internet of things Wearable computers Cryptocurrencies / blockchain Self-driving cars Drones Brain-computer interfaces 3d printing Augmented reality...Show More Summary

Augmented Reality Lego Fusion Toy Collection and Companion Apps Launch

While I've yet to see an augmented reality game (or app, for that matter) that uses augmented reality in a way that feels like much more than a gimmick, it's cool seeing Lego embrace technology more. Anyway, the way it works is to buy one of the Lego fusion sets, of which three are currently

Augmented reality Lego Fusion now available for $34.99

Lego has begun selling its Fusion line of game sets that merge virtual and physical gameplay. Announced in June, the brick building sets allow kids to build structures using Lego bricks and translate the finished product into a digital medium by scanning it using the accompanying app. Show More Summary

Augmented reality motorcycle helmet: Skully AR-1

The Skully AR-1 seems to be the world’s smartest motorcycle helmet, with an infinite focus heads up display, live feed from a rear camera, an audio and visual GPS navigation, Bluetooth connectivity to make calls or listen to music while riding, etc. Read the rest of the story at: Augmented reality motorcycle helmet: Skully AR-1

Skully AR-1

Formerly known as the P-1, Skully’s DOT/ECE-certified augmented reality motorcycle helmet has a rear view display that can also display maps and phone or SMS notifications. It also lets you control your phone’s music player.

Skully is the first augmented reality motorcycle helmet in the world

Most of the time, when we talk about augmented reality, the image that is stuck in our minds would be that of scanning a QR code to be led to a special website on a particular handset or tablet, where you can then play a simple game with augmented reality (AR) being part of it. However, things just got a whole lot more serious with the introduction of the Skully,...

Regular Pilots Can Now Have Superhuman Augmented Reality Fighter Pilot Vision

Military pilots wear expensive displays that show them relevant flight data as they scan the skies. Now a startup is brining the tech to the masses. When driving a car, it's easy to assess your surroundings--the road is visible, the other vehicles on the road are visible, the bumps are (usually) visible. Show More Summary

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