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RC vCar 2.0 – better with bacon

10/06/2011, Remember the augmented reality remote control car app we wrote about previously, RC vCar? Well, Pop Culture Software, the developers behind the virtual remote control car racing game have released a major update which introduces some interesting features....

Pioneer Augmented Reality (AR) Heads Up Display

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] I guess modern marvels keep on dropping jaws – case in point, this particular Augmented Reality (AR) Heads Up Display (HUD) from Pioneer that is on display at CEATEC this year. Granted, the “booth” looks particularly basic...

GhostGuitar app lets you play air guitar… for real

09/29/2011, Most of the time when we play air guitar, it’s because we’re listening to a song with a catchy riff or solo, and we can’t help but just pretend to play along to it. Even though no sounds come out from our hands it’s still quite a...

Lego augmented reality app lets you see the inside

09/19/2011, Unlike Forrest Gump and his box of chocolates that are a mystery to him (the content of the box, anyways), Lego thinks that it is a waste of time to play the guessing game – which is why the Danish block building company has decided to work hand in...

VIPodium: Augmented Reality Fitting Room

09/14/2011, [DEMO Fall 2011] There have been quite a number of augmented reality-based virtual fitting room applications lately, and I have covered a couple of them at DEMO in the past. VIPodium relies on Kinnect or related technology ASUS WAVI Xtion to enable an AR...

Fatal Frame spinoff to use 3DS cameras in-game

08/31/2011, Unsatisfied with the number of things you can do with the cameras on your Nintendo 3DS? After all, you can only take photographs of giant-sized super Marios for so long before the novelty wears off. Well, we’ve got some good news for you. The folks over...

Zapparel augmented reality clothes add some zest into your life

08/23/2011, When it comes to augmented reality, there are many ways to apply its use, although most of it has been for novelty’s sake to date. Things don’t seem to change with the most recent partnership involving Zappar and Hybrid Apparel, where their...

Augmented reality boost for iPhone Maps?

08/18/2011, Apple might be working on an update to their Maps application for iPhone that will feature augmented reality sometime down the road, where it enables users to check out information including street names, where these will be shown while images are beamed...

Pong and augmented reality married, spawns Ping!

07/08/2011, What happens when you bring the old, nay, ancient together with the new? Well, you get something that is far out, of course! Remember Pong back in the day, when you controlled a paddle just to deflect an incoming ball back at your opponent? Such a simple...

Apptoyz appBlaster released with new promo video

07/06/2011, Remember appBlaster, the Augmented Reality game for the iPhone that plugs into a gun and lets you shoot aliens in your own living room? Well, the app along with the toy was just released today, indoor entertainment just in case you want your kids staying...

TapNav Augmented Reality GPS navigation is vision based

06/23/2011, When it comes to augmented reality (AR) technology, it is still a relatively new field that has yet to be fully taken advantage of, but there has been instances in the past where augmented reality have been applied in a really innovative manner. Well,...

Viewdle Third Eye brings AR gaming to Android devices

06/23/2011, Viewdle, a mobile-focused visual analysis company, has launched its first game based on its face recognition technology and augmented reality, called Third Eye. The game allows real-people to become part of a steampunk-style MMORPG about vampires and...

Sony Smart AR integrated Augmented Reality technology

05/19/2011, Sony has just announced that they have been working on a new kind of integrated Augmented Reality (AR) technology that is known as Smart AR. What does Smart AR bring to the table? Well, whenever one captures visuals via a camera on a device like a...