Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Hey everybody! Time to switch off the AR engines and workstations for a few days and spend more time with your loved ones! I hope you all had a great year 2014 (I sure did) and are looking forward to...
Published on: Dec 15 2014
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Hybrid Tracking & World Expo Highlights

Hybrid Tracking & World Expo Highlights

Hi guys, I guess by today all you developers out there have downloaded and tested metaio6, too. metaio put a nice summarizing video online, that I wanted to share today. It takes a closer look at the...
Published on: Dec 02 2014
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Lasertag 2.0 lets you get paranoid and breathless with AR

Lasertag 2.0 lets you get paranoid and breathless with AR

Time to mention the crowdfunded campaign from Proxy42 with their project called Father.io. They show their idea and off with a cool, action and fun concept video on an augmented reality massive multiplayer...
Published on: Nov 11 2014
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inside AR to understand reality

inside AR to understand reality

Hi all, the insideAR conference finished last week and time to put up a quick overview to get an idea for the non-go’ers. I’m also waiting for metaio’s best-of-video* (I hope they compile...
Published on: Nov 05 2014
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An elephant in the augmented room!?

An elephant in the augmented room!?

Honestly, the headline is not true. Everybody would love to talk about the elephant, but we just know too little about it… What? Exactly. I talk about the AR start-up from Florida called Magic Leap,...
Published on: Oct 24 2014
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It’s alive! Playing within and with your living room…

It’s alive! Playing within and with your living room…

Room Alive! Microsoft presents a new proof of concept & prototype, entitled “RoomAlive”. It shows how to turn your home into an augmented reality video game using Kinect’s for real-time...
Published on: Oct 20 2014
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ISMAR closing notes – Tom Furness on what matters most (Keynote #3)

ISMAR closing notes – Tom Furness on what matters most (Keynote #3)

After quite some break, I want to take the time to share a few words on Tom Furness’ great talk on the last day of ISMAR 2014. It was not the closing remarks of ISMAR (it was the keynote on Friday...
Published on: Oct 10 2014
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ISMAR winners!

ISMAR winners!

Hi everybody, today a short update to state the results from the Volkswagen tracking challenge and the winners of ISMAR awards! As you might now, every year VW is sponsoring a tracking competition at...
Published on: Sep 26 2014
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More ISMAR demos to impress Tony Stark + Video

More ISMAR demos to impress Tony Stark + Video

Today, to continue, I want to show my favorite two demos. They won for me, because they gave the best “mixing of the worlds” experience and show the potential of true AR with great interaction...
Published on: Sep 22 2014
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First ISMAR demo impressions

First ISMAR demo impressions

Today I want to share my first demo impressions of ISMAR 2014 in Munich. Unfortunately I could not record or see every single demo, so there might be some great pieces missed out on. But let me mention...
Published on: Sep 19 2014
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