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Transmedia Futures: Situated Documentary via Augmented Reality

August3

Gary Hayes states a good case for Augmented reality being the natural place for historical reconstruction. The tech is getting better and coupled with GPS or location based services it makes perfect sense to use available hardware as windows into the past. I have been fortunate enough to work with some very talented Australian and Dutch documentary film makers through Crossover Labs on something similar looking at more recent history and the fit is exceptional.

 

Can I have $500 to learn some history mum?

WordLens – Augmented Reality Translation

July20

Augmented reality is technology posing as a toy while waiting for time to catch up. Wordlens is a fantastic use, which translates text in realtime. If – like me – you love languages, this could be a seen as a step back, but I prefer to think of it as a supplemental addition to the enthusiastic linguist.

Learning by looking

The Past, Present and Future of Augmented Reality

July10

Those wonderful people at The Next Web have fired up the Delorian to travel through time and give you a guide to Augmented Reality. Augmented Reality – for those who don’t know – is some fantastic technology in search of a decent purpose, but don’t listen to me – listen to the wise words of The Next Web. Thanks to Christian Fonnesbech for the HU.

Technology of the futuuuuuuuuuuurrrrreeeeee!

Cambridge Science Festival – Augmented Reality

June26

A nice example of Augmented Reality at the Cambridge Science Festival. I love AR. Magazines should always be on fire. Its the way the world will be once I get my way. Then we will no longer need iPhones, and Steve Jobs will dance nightly jigs for my amusement.