Monthly Archives: May 2014

Animating NYC Subways With Tunnel Vision (AG App)

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Metaio unveils thermal imaging R&D for future use in wearable augmented reality headsets

Yesterday we announced a very new technology, a never-before-seen user interface that combines thermal imaging with augmented reality. We prepared a video illustrating potential applications of Thermal Touch interface along with current examples of the working prototype. “Everyone is talking about wearable computing eyewear like Google Glass,” said Metaio CTO Peter Meier, “but no one is talking about the best way to actually use those devices. We need natural, convenient interface to navigate the technology of tomorrow, and that’s why we developed ‘Thermal Touch’.” Consisting of an infrared and standard camera working in tandem and running on a tablet PC, the prototype registers the heat signature left by a person’s finger when touching a surface. Metaio’s AR software then supplements the experience with AR and computer vision to allow the user to interact with digital content in…

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Best Practices in Mobile Marketing for Brands

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Get the best out of Mobile Marketing your App!

This article explains the best practices in using mobile marketing of apps for different brands.

You have an app. You have a demographic in mind. You have a medium to market it. But so do a hundred others: for making, marketing and selling apps has become something of a norm in this day and age.

How do you make sure that your app and your mobile marketing strategies stand out in a shoal of many, many other fish? What’s the best way to optimise your mobile marketing tactics and tools to ensure that you get the best for your app? Here are a few pointers:

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Give enough information, but don’t go on and on! For the average mobile phone user, time is a matter of constraint. They want as many details as they can get – but they will definitely be…

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Smallest 3D Printing Pen In The World

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Our designers will be VERY happy if they could get their hands on this new 3D printing pen called the LIX. Here’s the scoop on it :

http://design-milk.com/lix-is-a-3d-printer-that-fits-in-your-pocket/

Did you know that they received funding totaling £716,019 in just 3 days (that’s 2387% funded?!) -> https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lix3d/lix-the-smallest-3d-printing-pen-in-the-world?ref=discovery

Thoughts : 3D printing is fast catching up. Are we able to offer 3D design services for customers who want 3D printing?

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New “Aurasma” (Augmented Reality) Technology at Disney’s Star Wars Weekends 2014

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New this year: Disney is providing its guests “augmented reality” via a free downloadable app called Aurasma. By pointing your smartphone at any number of things throughout Disney’s Hollywood Studios – say, a poster, the Star Wars Weekends logo, even various photo backdrops – you will see them come alive. Watch “virtual” character experiences, receive additional information in the guide maps and interact with the event logo itself (pictured above). The software program Aurasma is provided by Disney’s technology partner, HP.


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