Augmented reality: What you need to know

27 Nov

Great primer here from Rocketboom via The Future Digital Live.

Perfect if you don't know what it is,  aren't sure what it is, or need to show people what it is.

Geeking out on this like I am?

Here are links to all of the incredible Augmented Reality mentions in the video:

Thomas P. Caudell coined the term Augmented Reality in 1992 while working at Boeing

Very funny, video of a shirtless Asian man dancing, showing his Neo Geo Collection

Nearest Tube iPhone app

Layar (Augmented Reality browser)

Bionic Eye iPhone app

Augmented Reality and Topps Baseball cards (You Tube demo), Topps website with live player AR baseball cards, holy cool

Smart Grid (my demo, ok to laugh)
Augmented Reality Subway App

TAT Augmented Reality  hello Big Brother. This is the face recognition that applies AR data that you set to your profile in real life.  Here's the mobile UI company, and the facial recognition appilcations from

3D experience by Dassault Systems – augmented reality on a cereal box, perfect! Marker on the cereal box in front of the camera transforms the cereal box.

Hand From Above – hilarious, awesome AR billboard.

Augmented Reality Could be Coming to Your Contact Lens   (ooooh techno creepy goodness, if anyone needs a tester for these I volunteer)


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