Augmented reality transforms Angry Birds

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PendAR working to pioneer augmented reality gaming Augmented reality games are becoming a craze as more developers show interest in the technology. These interactive games are not being pioneered by giant developers like Sony or Microsoft, however, small developers, sometimes comprised of a single person, are leading the charge in augmented reality games. PendAR is one such developer. The company, which specializes in augmented reality, has brought the technology to one of the world’s most popular mobile games: Angry Birds. Angry Birds gets a 3D upgrade Angry Birds has provided…

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Xbox 720 may bring augmented reality to consoles

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Xbox 720 may have augmented reality capabilities Rumors are circulating regarding the release of Microsoft’s highly anticipated Xbox 720, the next iteration of the company’s acclaimed gaming console. Though the console does not have an official name yet, some are speculating that the Xbox 720 could be released as early as 2013. Whatever the actual release date for the console is, it is expected to usher in a new era of gaming due to Microsoft’s ambitious plans with augmented reality. Patent application showcases information concerning new console The U.S. Patent…

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Sony reveals more information about the Wonderbook

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New Wonderbook information revealed Sony has been hard at work incorporating augmented reality into its products. At this year’s E3, Sony unveiled its first major foray into augmented reality with the Wonderbook: Book of Spells product. The Wonderbook is based on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter mythos and utilizes augmented reality to bring magic to life. Developers from Sony’s London Studios have revealed new information concerning the Wonderbook and the technology it will be using to capture the adoration of consumers. Video shows off development of Wonderbook The London Studio has…

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Augmented reality game launched by Alife Studios and WowWee

Elite CommandAR aims to provide gamers with an interactive experience Alife Studios, a subsidiary of Artificial Life Inc., has announced its partnership with WowWee Group Limited, a developer of high-tech robotics, to launch a new mobile application called “Elite CommandAR.” As the name of the application suggests, it makes use of augmented reality to provide consumers access to engaging digital experiences. The application is designed to interface with a physical toy that has been designed by WowWee. The application is available for both iOS and Android mobile devices. Application to…

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Augmented reality gaming grabs attention at E3 2012

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Gamers and developers begin to take notice of interactive technology This year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) showed that the world of gaming is changing at a rapid pace. Mobile technology is beginning to play a bigger role in the lives of consumers and mobile platforms, such as the iPad and various Android devices, have become a favorite for a new generation of gamers. E3 showed that many game developers are beginning to take augmented reality more seriously, with some incorporating the technology into their operations. The event may have signaled…

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