augmented reality

Pokémon Go and the implications of augmented reality

By Chris Meadows
September 10, 2015 // 1 Comment

I’ve been playing a lot more of the geolocation augmented-reality game Ingress lately, and have been considering writing up a report on what the experience has been like. But this morning I learned about a related augmented-reality game, also being made by Google subsidiary Niantic, that could be [ on]

Zombies, Run! and The Walk cross a pedometer with audiobooks

By Chris Meadows
July 13, 2014 // 1 Comment

Mobile technology is really bringing about some interesting new forms of gaming, isn’t it? Lately I’ve been experimenting with an Android/iOS smartphone game called “Zombies, Run!” while I play Ingress. I had heard from friends that it was a pretty good game, and after finding out that it [ on]

A digital pop-up book that can only be read with a webcam

By Dan Eldridge
February 4, 2013 // 2 Comments

Last week, we wrote about an interesting augmented reality app that was developed with the intention of making a Japanese newspaper, the Tokyo Shimbun, more appealing to children. With the app installed on a smartphone, a child can hold her phone above certain articles, and then watch the [ on]

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