Tag Archives: Augmented Reality

Google maps aims to let you walk the North Downs – without leaving your sofa

Some of the most beautiful walks in England and Wales will be appearing on Google Street View from 17 March Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theguardian.com Imagine where new technology could take this. For example, imagine being in a gym on … Continue reading

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Augmented-reality game Ingress arrives on Android Wear watches – CNET

Why are sometimes the easiest and obvious things so hard to get over the line? Continue reading

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18 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

Making your own map is so easy today. I made one in about a minute following the link on this story, showing how to walk from the Auckland CBD to the Cricket World Cup match at Eden Park between Australia and New Zealand, complete with cafes along the way. Continue reading

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13 things I’d like in a Tour App. Opinion: Time travel? Yeah, there’s an app for that – MarketWatch

A new app recreates the history of iconic tourist sites, complete with interactive 3D maps, music and narration on your smartphone. Therese Poletti reports. Source: http://www.marketwatch.com I don’t know what these guys are going to add exactly, from the story, … Continue reading

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RideOn AR ski goggles to take on Oakley and the gang – Wearable

RideOn is set to take on the likes of Recon and Oakley with a pair of augmented reality goggles designed for tech-loving ski and snowboard enthusiasts. Source: http://www.wareable.com I’m not sure if this would provide the features that I particularly … Continue reading

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Location services: How GPS delivery is changing shopping – BBC News

How do you guarantee fast, accurate and reliable deliveries – whether it’s pizza or a Christmas gift? Use your smartphone and GPS technology. Source: http://www.bbc.com This is so true and will represent some interesting new business models. I came up … Continue reading

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App Shopper: Tel Aviv Travel Guide – Augmented Reality with Street and Transport Map 100% Offline – Tourist Advisor for your trip to the city (Travel)

Mac Apps, Mac App Store, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch app store listings, news, and price drops Source: appshopper.com If you know me, you know I’m into AR and I’m always looking for ways to use it in mobile apps. … Continue reading

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