augmented reality on the iPhone augmented reality on the iPhone
dec 18, 2008

augmented reality on the iPhone

augmented reality used to mean complicated computers that required users to wear goofy looking helmets. thanks to the latest mobile devices with high speed cameras and powerful processors, augmented reality is within the grasp of your hand. artoolworks is a company which has developed software for apple’s iPhone device which superimposes 3-d objects onto real-time video. moving the iphone sends signals to the software and in turn moves the virtual imagery. while the current software is very basic, eventually the company hopes to be able to integrate this functionality with far more sophisticated things.

http://www.artoolworks.com

  • The possibilities of having Augmented Reality on the iPhone are rather interesting! Imagine having a billboard on the street, and when you walk by it, you can hold up your phone and interact with the product right then and there. Awesome!

    Cory O'Brien says:
  • It’s not awesome, it’s scary.

    Rooijakkers says:
  • Awesome or scary, it’s inevitable.

    Joey1058 says:
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