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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...

Motorola DROID Bionic website unlocked

09/01/2011, After the long string of delays and leaks regarding the phone and the recent arrival of the phone’s promo materials it looks like the DROID Bionic is almost here. Yesterday four tech blogs (BGR, Joystiq, Boing Boing, and Android Central) received...

Junaio 3.0: Universal Scanner to “Scan the World”

08/29/2011,   Junaio is one of the top augmented reality mobile browsers out there; the two most famous competitors are Wikitude and Layar. Today, metaio, the developer behind the application, is releasing Junaio 3.0 with a key feature labeled “Scan The...

Researchers working on augmented reality mirror

08/23/2011, Ever wondered what you would look like if your nose was a bit sharper or smaller, or how you would look like without that double chin or what it would be like to have double eyelids? If you are, researchers at the University of London are developing a...

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...

Out Run arcade game gets augmented reality treatment

08/03/2011, If you’re interested in reading about augmented reality and how the technology is slowly but surely becoming part of our everyday life, here’s something you might be interested in. Does anyone out there remember the arcade racing game by Sega named...

Augmented reality browser Junaio helps to remove ads in real life

08/03/2011, For whatever given reason there are some people out there who do not believe in public advertising, and who believe that the public space should belong to the public and PublicAdCampaign is such a group. Working together with The Heavy Projects, they have...

Layar Vision puts augmented reality on top of real world objects

08/02/2011, Augmented reality is a pretty cool concept and it has slowly been finding its way into consumer devices, starting off as a novel idea but eventually growing into something useful. We have come across augmented reality apps that help drivers to judge the...

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...

New Apple patent suggests the use of augmented reality for the iPad

07/08/2011, A new patent filing by Apple has revealed that the Cupertino-based company has plans to introduce an augmented reality system to their iPads. The patent suggests that the screen could be split into two parts – with the top half showing a live video of...