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AppToyz creates an Augmented Reality iPhone blaster

01/27/2011, AppToyz, the folks behind the RC copter/car control for the iPhone unveiled another toy device at the Toy Fair that’s going on in the UK right now. While it makes use of your iPhone to function, this time it allows you to shoot monsters instead...

Augmented reality capability found in Mobile Safari browser?

12/21/2010, Augmented reality (AR) technology is definitely impressive and popular amongst iPhone apps. Now some folks out there have discovered that the Mobile Safari browser seems to have an AR-like capability built into it that has pretty much gone unnoticed until...

Junaio 2.5: AR Mobile Browser New Version Released

12/01/2010, We published about Junaio Augmented Reality mobile browser when metaio, the developer, launched the v 2.0 in March at SXSW. From the press release, we know that Junaio 2.5 features an “improved graphical user interface, easier channel...

Augmented Reality Laser Tag Gaming Patent for the iPhone

11/05/2010, There’s a game of laser tag for that. To parody Apple’s trademarked “there’s an app for that” slogan, the company has applied for a patent that will bring augmented reality laser tag-like gaming to the iPhone that would take...

Macy’s Magic Fitting Room to kick off this November

10/13/2010, Shopping for clothes will literally take on a whole new dimension from November onwards if you happen to drop by Macy’s at New York’s Herald Square flagship store. What’s so different in there that is worth talkinga bout? Well,...

Plane Finder AR App Helps You Identify Planes In The Sky

09/20/2010, If you have nothing else better to do with your time, why not go plane hunting with the Plane Finder AR app which allows you to use augmented reality (AR) to search the skies for planes and get details such as flight number, speed, destination and other...

Japanese Resort Welcomes Men and Their Virtual Girlfriends

08/31/2010, Konami Digital Entertainment have teamed up with the Japanese coastal town of Atami to lure men and their virtual reality dating game. Various parts of the resort carry a 2D barcode, that when captured with a smartphone’s camera and combined with...

Augmented Reality Comes To Print Magazines

08/25/2010, Augmented Reality (AR) is an increasingly popular technology which allows virtual objects to be overlaid on images that we see via mobile devices. Now a lifestyle magazine has decided to include a supplement for its August 20 edition that has been...

Kamra Augmented Reality Browser Developer Preview Now Available

08/03/2010, Researchers over at the Georgia Institute of Technology have announced the availability of a developer preview of Kamra, a mobile browser that is based on open web standards. The platform is built upon a framework of channel servers, infrastructure...

Military To Embrace Augmented Reality Technology Too?

06/14/2010, Augmented Reality (AR) is really a very amazing technology, and while we’ve been fooling around with it for fun on our mobile phones, the folks over at Tanagram Partners have been busy developing military-grade AR technology with lightweight sensors...