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Dentsu Suwappu augmented reality toys look fun

04/08/2011, Dentsu, an ad agency from Japan have come up with a concept for some new toys that do more than just pose and look cute. When you bring in an iPhone to the picture, the little figurines can tell a story, and interact with its environment – through...

Smartphone uses Qualcomm to hook up to picture frame

03/31/2011, They say that knowledge is power, but we think it is just potential power – at least until it is applied. Paul Jacobs demonstrated this nugget of wisdom by using mobile technology and Augmented Reality. In a demonstration, he showed off a smartphone...

Valpak Augmented Reality takes coupon promos to a whole new level

03/29/2011, Valpak and junaio have just updated the junaio app – that adds a new Augmented Reality feature to bring discounts to customers. When users launch the app, all they have to do is enter the Valpak deals channel and look through the footage being recorded...

Boutique Accessories provides a virtual mirror online

02/21/2011, One of the main problems that people have with online shopping is that customers usually don’t get the chance to try out what they’re purchasing and they never know how it’s going to look on them, especially when they shop for clothes or...

Route 66 Maps + Navigation makes use of Augmented Reality

02/18/2011, We all know how hard it is to follow another driver sometimes. Due to bad driving habits or unpredictable traffic, it’s very often that one loses sight of the other car and ends up taking the wrong turn. Well now, thanks to Route 66 Maps +...

AC 310 turns your dollar note into a battlefield

02/18/2011, The folks over at Crunch Gear recently met up with Jeroen Mol, a developer at BeyondReality and shot a video demonstration of their upcoming Augmented Reality game – AC 130. Slated to arrive on Android phones later this month, this airplane shooter puts...

Metaio Augmented Reality app to replace paper manuals

02/10/2011, Metaio has just released some video footage of a new Augmented Reality app that can help users with everyday activities – such as opening a box or replacing a spare part. The technology that they will be demonstrating at the Mobile World Congress next...

Virtual Master Real lets you fish in your office

02/02/2011, Takara Tomy has just released a new Augmented Reality toy that allows you to fish wherever you are. The toy comes with a camera and a display that superimposes virtual fish over the backdrops of wherever you are no matter where you are. This means...