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Gimbal by Qualcomm: My Smartphone Knows Me Better Than YOUR Smartphone

Qualcomm may have just introduced a new era for the smartphone with its Gimbal platform. Gimbal knows you, what you like, what you eat, what you do, even, where you are. But not in a creepy way. The idea behind Gimbal is that your smartphone…

Samsung Take Part 2012: Augmented Reality Olympic Gaming App Demo

Samsung is gearing up for the 2012 Olympics in London with an Augmented Reality app called Samsung: Take Part 2012.  The game has two AR games, archery and penalty kicks. Take Part 2012 features 360-degree panoramas the venues of the games and the Top 10…

Muppets Come to Life with Band-Aid Magic Vision App – Uplinq 2012

Does a singing, swinging muppet make a boo-boo feel better? Johnson & Johnson certainly think so. Their Band-Aid Magic Vision App uses augmented reality technology to recognize the image on a band-aid and bring Kermit the Frog to life. Simply scan the band-aid and Kermit…

Mobile Shopping at American Apparel with Image Recognition – Video – (Uplinq)

Yesterday at Uplinq, Vuforia demonstrated its vast improvements augmented reality technology. The most impressive of their demonstrations, the mobile shopping app with American Apparel showed AR in action. Cloud based image recognition allows your smartphone to recognize an advertisement and then searches instantly through an…

Uplinq 2012: Qualcomm Keynote Round-Up

Today at Uplinq, Qualcomm set out to woo developers with their Snapdragon S4 processors, improved gaming graphics for smartphones and tablets and Vuforia augmented reality applications. Qualcomm demonstrated the capabilities the S4 dual core processor in comparison with the latest quad core processors.In addition to…

Intel Keynote: Ultrabook Security Features, Voice Control & Augmented Reality *Video Round-Up*

This year at Computex, Intel showed off a lot of new ultrabook features during their keynote address. In a playful presentation, the guys from Intel demonstrated face recognition software, voice control (in two languages) and augmented reality. It looks like a lot of innovative technology…

Marvel Comics Augmented Reality App Brings You Behind the Scenes

Marvel Comics is keeping current as they have launched an Augmented Reality app called Marvel AR at South by Southwest Interactive. The app is being launched along side a line of comics called Marvel Infinite Comics, which will be available to readers from the standard…

Augmented Reality Makes Magazines More Interactive – Multiple Publication Demos

Augmented reality, in its simplest form, allows consumers to use their mobile devices to experience print products in a new and exciting way. An image that was once static on a page now comes to life—one that allows readers to see and hear the content…

Sesame Street Augmented Reality Dolls Take AR to the Next Level

So far my favorite demo of Mobile World Congress is an Augented Reality Application put together by Qualcomm and Seasame Street. You’ll be able to re-create Bert and Ernie’s living room or bathroom and a few seconds in you can see how it really encourages…

Augmented Reality Chips on Intel’s Mind

Reuters reports that Total Immersion marketing chief, Antoine Brachet, says that they’ve been working with Intel to bring AR to Intel’s chipsets. Intel owns a stake in Total Immersion. According to Brachet, the chip could hit the market in two to three years.

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Amazon’s A9 Flow App Uses Augmented Reality to Help Holiday Shoppers

Amazon is releasing an augmented reality app called Flow to give shoppers comparison pricing, reviews, and other information from Amazon.com about products simply by pointing the camera at them.
The app uses A9.com’s visual recognition algorithms and the live camera feed to find the product…

Qualcomm’s Augmented Reality Picture Frame Demo

In the Qualcomm museum we found an oldly but a goody, an Augmented Reality picture frame. How it works is its based on Qualcomm’s Augmented Reality SDK, which is compatible with any Android 2.1+ device, together with their P2P technology.
The picture frames are actually…

WeTab MeeGo Tablet Shows Off Augmented Reality App

The WeTab… tablet, running MeeGo using metaio´s unique image processing capabilities, visitors get into some pretty cool Augmented Reality apps. You can catch a glimpse of how consumers will look at images, objects, museum pieces, billboards and natural sites in the future. Additional and dynamic

Green Lantern Augmented Reality Advertisement in Taipei, Taiwan

Green Lantern the movie has hit the silver screen with mixed reviews…well actually it was terrible! However, the augmented reality application out side of the cinema was good fun!  The augmented reality application uses a AR code or a sheet of paper which the webcam…

Total Immersion: AR Goes Beyond Gimmicks to Business

Founded in 1999, the French based company is also Intel VC backed and has already completed more than 850 projects and is the leading AR technology provider.
We got to check out a few projects one for kinex which allowed us to look at how…