With recent tech improvements, Augmented Reality is growing from a playful technology into one that could influence many industries--from retail to security to publishing. It may kill the QR code too...
The newest generation of tablet PCs have rear-facing cameras, and though they may be underused right now, Metaio is betting that augmented reality could ultimately be a tablet's killer app. Here's what they've got in store for your iPad.
Augmented Reality and wearable headset computer monitors--sounds like a tech marriage made in electronic heaven. Until now, it's often seemed like a clunky hardware-limited idea though. Then NTT DoCoMo arrived.
The interwebs are alight with discussions about Facebook's new location-based checkin service Places. Among the flurry of info and debate about its value, one thing may have been overlooked: The secret ingredient of the system that may end up making Facebook a lot of money.
This weekend in Amsterdam you may see a whole bunch of people waving their smartphones around at once. It's the first social net/augmented reality flashmob, aka a fabulous way to combine three novel Net memes into one event.