Tim Hortons augmented reality game released

Tim Hortons augmented reality game

The new mobile app is available for players using both Android and iOS based devices. Tim Hortons, the coffee chain out of Canada, has now released a new augmented reality game experience. This mobile app was launched in conjunction with its branded NHL trading card promotion. This brings two beloved Canadian brands into a single AR experience. This is the second time Tim Hortons has released the NHL trading cards, but the first with AR. This year, the company has released the Tim Hortons Augmented Reality Hockey Cards app. The…

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Augmented reality baseball app shown off by Joe Girardi

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The manager of the Yankees demonstrated his new mobile game, Portalball. Joe Girardi, the New York Yankee’s manager, typically makes headlines for guiding his team to hold the first place, but recently he was in the spotlight as he showed off his new augmented reality science-fiction baseball game app, called Portalball. This mobile game is available for free for users of iOS and Android based devices and features in-app purchasing. The application was launched mobile app development company Appetizer Mobile. It provides the user with the ability to use the…

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Google apologizes for augmented reality game Nazi concentration camps

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The tech giant has apologized for featuring the locations as a part of its Ingress mobile app. Niantic Labs, the in-house startup at Google has now released an apology after it featured Nazi concentration camps as a part of the augmented reality game for which it is best known, Ingress. The AR tech based game allows players to decide to join either the Enlightened or the Resistance teams. From there, the players of the augmented reality game can use their smartphones to be able to track down “exotic matter” that…

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Augmented reality mobile app from Google boosts user capabilities

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The Ingress game is now giving its players the opportunity to create custom missions. The Google augmented reality game app called Ingress, that has achieved considerable attention in certain specific geographical areas is now expanding its possibilities and is enhancing its experience for users through the addition of more features. The Ingress game causes its players to have to choose from between two factions and capture portals. The augmented reality component of the game places these virtual portals in actual places in real life in many different cities. The two…

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Augmented reality game from Google launched for iOS

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The popular Ingress game for Android devices has now quietly been released for Apple smartphones and tablets. Google has now quietly released that its augmented reality game called Ingress will now finally be available to owners of iPhones and iPads, as it has now been launched in an iOS compatible game app. The Android version of the mobile game has been openly available since December. Though that release of the augmented reality game had come with an official announcement and quite a bit of excitement – after its invitation only…

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Augmented reality transforms pizza boxes into video games

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A New Zealand pizza chain is giving customers the opportunity to use their mobile devices for an enhanced experience. Hell Pizza, a chain of restaurants in New Zealand, has decided that the box in which their product is delivered is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of what augmented reality has to offer, so that its customers can enjoy an enhanced experience through images that appear to come to life in a video game. To take advantage of this AR technology, customers simply need a smartphone and a pizza box.…

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Augmented reality game from Google to leave beta soon

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Ingress has already become very popular and it will experience its official launch on December 14. The augmented reality game called Ingress, from Niantic Labs at Google has been available to mobile gamers in the beta form for just over a year, during which time it has become quite popular. Last Friday, the game eliminated its requirement for invitations in order to add players. Now, Niantic has revealed that this augmented reality game will lose its beta status and move on as a full scale experience on December 14, 2013.…

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Augmented reality Halloween masks could change dress-up forever

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A team from the Artist and Polytechnic Institute of New York University has created 3D digital masks. Although Halloween costumes are already quite fun and creative, a team from New York University’s Artist and Polytechnic Institute (NYU-Poly) made up of grad students under augmented reality researcher Mark Skwarek has come together to create three dimensional digital masks this year. The virtual masks are a part of an AR tech based game that turns the world into a futuristic reality experience. The NYU-Poly instructor of integrated digital media, Skwarek, and a…

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Augmented reality game from Google, Ingress, headed to iOS

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Next year, the highly popular mobile gaming experience will be available to iPhone users. An augmented reality game from Google, called Ingress, will no longer be exclusive to Android device users, next year, say the latest reports, as a new version of the game will be released for iOS users. The game allows people from two teams try to capture various “portals” (physical locations). The purpose is to be able to capture this territory in the real world in order to be able to enclose the various areas and claim…

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RAF Museum puts augmented reality to use for new exhibit

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RAF Museum teams with Wargaming to make use of augmented reality The United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force Museum has announced that it has partnered with game developer Wargaming. Through this new partnership, Wargaming will develop a new augmented reality application for the museum. The application is meant to leverage the power of augmented reality to bring history to life and provide museum visitors with a more engaging experience. The application will be focused on a specific exhibit that will be open to the public beginning October 16 of this year.…

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Mind Pirate takes aim at augmented reality games

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Augmented reality and gaming continue to mingle The arena of wearable augmented reality systems is beginning to grow more crowded as companies like Mind Pirate enter the fray. Mind Pirate is a relatively young technology startup that has high ambitions when it comes to augmented reality. The company believes that the technology could be a perfect tool for a new generation of games and that the ideal platform for these games could be Google’s Glass. The Glass augmented reality glasses have been receiving a great deal of attention, but not…

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