The augmented-reality (AR) “Digital Box” application for Lego made by augmented reality company Metaio came out in Lego stores world wide earlier this year. I got the chance to play with this for the first time at a Lego store at Northpark Mall in Dallas, Texas. See video here Augmented Reality Legos. Hold up selected boxes… Read More


Saw this poster for the Black Eyed Peas and it didn’t work. As an augmented reality developer and fan of BEP, I had to fix this. Here is the video I made of Augmenting the Black Eyed Peas Time. Android apps used in this example are Google Goggles and Junaio from Metaio.… Read More


So I was recently exposed to the post Augmented Reality Finds a Place to Fit: Shopping! The article states, “Two recent AR implementations show promise, however, by adding value and actually demonstrating how useful the technology can be.” The author of the post is referring to Converse’s Sampler application for AppleiOS devices and a TryOnBathingSuit… Read More


Augmented reality apps on mobile has been news off and on over the last few months. There are have been a series of cool apps, and I even posted part of an article I write for iphoneLife here. But even with the parade of cool new apps, we have only just touched on the possibilites. … Read More


I wrote this as a companion piece for an article that may show up in the next issue of iphoneLife, but I thought I would include it here and now since AR is getting more relevant.  Also, one of the things I said NEEDS to part of the AR toolkit for iphone (mobile) got a… Read More


Just saw this on Techcrunch.  It looks pretty cool although I could not get it to work quite right.  Could be a GPS issue. Anyway, I think this is just the beginning of a flood of location / orientation away apps that are on the way.   And the fact this is using Bing is quiet… Read More


I just wrote about the first iphone AR app to show up, and now here is ANOTHER Android AR app.  This gives you traffic cams for Toronto. Not sure if there is one for San Francisco, but I’ll look into it. Im not sure how useful this app is, but its clear we are about… Read More