I can picture the future looking like this. As far as that dating app, I’m getting that as soon as it comes out.
Layar’s “Interactive Print” is one way to drag things inked on dead trees into the internet.
Augmented Reality is pretty wicked. Sure this is a glorified commercial, but if you don’t at least smile at how these kids react, you might be dead inside.
Tattooing to the extreme. This has got to be the best bar trick to impress people, as long as your iPhone battery doesn’t die.
App shows scenes from movies based on where you’re standing. This is genius. Watch Video ›
Not sure I’d want to feel like I was living in 28 Days Later. But to each their own. This app recognizes the landscape around you, filling it in with the appropriate movie scene. (via theawesomer.com) Watch Video ›
Word Lens is a translation app for the iPhone that can translate signs using the camera in real time. It’s an Augmented Reality app that uses “Optical Character Recognition,” which is a fancy way of saying “Magic.” (More info here.) Watch Video ›
C++ has never tasted so good. I don’t want to ruin the surprise, so click through to see what internet-traditional design Justin chose as his cake topper. View List ›
Augmented Reality has been used in the medical field for nearly ten years. For a long time, AR lived on high-tech levels, and producing products that leveraged it required advanced computing technology only available to large corporations. Medical manufacturers have also dipped into AR, but thanks to funding from the Recovery Act, far further research and development for medical AR tools has been made possible.
New phone technology will make it possible for you to “scan” someone and see what their tastes and interests are without every having to actually talk to them. This doesn’t change much, I’m still going to lie about how rich and virile I am in my public profile. (ps, ladies - i am very rich and virile) Watch Video ›
The first mobile Augmented Reality browser for your Android cellphone premiers in the Netherlands. It’s an application that takes your phone’s GPS coordinates and identifies houses for sale, nearby ATMs, and local clubs and bars. Anything to help you get drunk faster! Watch Video ›