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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...

Space InvadAR Augmented Reality Game For Android Devices

05/30/2010, Augmented Reality (AR) applications are cool, and the Space InvadAR game seems to sound quite familiar for some reason. This AR game by Zenitum is rather cool, and allows you to print out a large image of a planet (probably Earth) that will be used in the...

Augmented Reality coming to a wallpaper near you

05/16/2010, It seems that Augmented Reality (AR) technology is a novelty that has a hard time breaking into the mainstream consciousness, but as more and more novel ways are thought up of, it might just stumble upon a “killer app” so to speak. Could the...

Tissot Lets You Try Its T-Touch Watches Via Augmented Reality

05/15/2010, If you’re strolling down Oxford Street, you might chance upon a couple of weird people hanging around a window wearing paper watches. If you’re wondering what all this madness is about, it’s Tissot’s latest promotion for its...

Adidas turns to Augmented Reality for marketing purposes

05/12/2010, Sporting giant Adidas has come up with a new range of Adidas shoes that can features an integrated augmented reality marker, turning your pair of sneakers into a controller for online games. Sounds like fun, at least while the shoe is new because a pair...