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[7 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
InsideAR Comes to Tokyo

InsideAR is an augmented reality expo which takes place in Munich each year. Put on my AR product manufacturers Metaio, InsideAR is the largest augmented reality conference in the world. What started as a small group of computer vision researchers back in 2006 has become an international showcase of the incredible potential of AR applications. Below is a video of some highlights of last year’s event in Munich.

This year InsideAR will be doing their first event in Tokyo. Being a media sponsor, TokyoTek is excited about seeing potentially …

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[6 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Augmented Reality T-Shirts Give You New Ways to Mess with Friends

Give your friends superpowers, pit them against each other, shatter their crystal hearts into tiny little pieces. That’s what this commercial for a line of augmented reality t-shirts say you can do. Check out these ASOBERU-T (asoberu means “to play”)

Developed by advertising company Dentsu, these AR t-shirts come with an app that lets you interact with the designs. By simply holding your cellphone camera over the t-shirt, you’ll see elements such as characters pop-up. You’ll be able to play with these designs and save the images to you’re phone and …

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[10 May 2012 | One Comment | ]
App for Tsunami Disaster Preparedness

In response to the concerns of people living in tsunami prone areas of Japan, developers Nabla-Zero have created an iPhone app to help with disaster preparation. The app can determine the effects a tsunami would have in a specific area, depending on the height of the surroundings. This allows the user to be better prepared in the event of an actual Tsunami.
The app is available for free download in the Appstore. I haven’t had a chance to play around with it. I would be good to see a review.
“AR Tsunami …