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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...

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...