The Worlds First AR Magician?

Magician, visualist, and technologist Marco Tempest shows off his work on “Magic Projection.” YouTube link. It’s interesting to see how a magician blends technology into his performance. Early days yet, but I can’t wait to see how this develops. Made / created with OpenFrameworks, OpenCV, Arduino, MacCam, PS3 Eyetoy camera, Wii engineering, IR tracking, MacBook… Continue reading The Worlds First AR Magician?

Augmented Reality. Texture Extraction Experiment Augmented Reality Texture Extraction Experiment from Lee Felarca on Vimeo. This is an AR-based experiment that enables the user to lift textures from real-world objects in live video and apply them onto 3D objects that are overlayed on top of them. Only box primitives are supported here, but the general idea could be extended… Continue reading Augmented Reality. Texture Extraction Experiment

Real World AR Tagging

This is new app from Metaio can overlay tweets, messages, web pages and models in a real space for others to see. The demo is pretty basic but it’s an interesting development. Personal or private tagging.. shop, restaurants and services with virtual comments for people to view by pointing a mobile at the location. YouTube… Continue reading Real World AR Tagging

Data Overlaid On The Real World

Ever wondered what the iPhone compass was for? YouTube link. Nearest Tube is one of the first augmented reality apps to go live in the iPhone AppStore. Only available to Apple iPhone 3GS users. Here’s another great app Android app developed by IBM for the Wimbledon 2009 Championships. YouTube link. Catchily called the IBM Seer… Continue reading Data Overlaid On The Real World

The Best Augmented Reality Demo… Ever!! Me too (doing some AR stuff)! from Anatoly Zenkov on Vimeo. Genius.. Nothing more to say. [Edit – I know that vid is a complete pisstake. Just so we’re clear] Here’s a real piece of work from glue London. Part of our Toyota IQ launch campaign. Loving the detail in the reflections and the… Continue reading The Best Augmented Reality Demo… Ever!!

Amazing 3D Immersion Technology Amazing 3D immersion technology from IDEO Labs on Vimeo. A simple, featherweight headset, a 10′ x 10′ x 10′ white room, and $600,000 worth of projector and computer equipment, combined with the smarts of the folks at Eon Reality, results in one insanely real experience. For more info visit

Cool Augmented Reality Game

Augmented Reality has quickly become the current hip thing. Until last week this virtual Drum Kit was probably the best use of the technology. Augmented Reality Drum Kit (demo #1) from squidder on Vimeo. Then I came across this. This is levelHead, an augmented reality spatial-memory game. levelHead v1.0, 3 cube speed-run (spoiler!)… Continue reading Cool Augmented Reality Game