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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Nocturnal Media brings augmented reality to board games

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Traditional gaming could benefit from augmented reality As gaming becomes more popular worldwide — quickly approaching $100 billion in global annual sales — traditional games have experience a resurgence in popularity. A growing number of people around the world are becoming more interested in board games and these games have garnered a strong following due to the community engagement that they offer. In an age where consumers are strongly interested in interactive technologies, however, whether board games have a future is somewhat dubious. In an attempt to make board games…

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Augmented reality from Fisher-Price converts iPads into children’s toys

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The technology has been applied to the latest app for change the way that children experience the world. Fisher-Price, always a leader in children’s toys, has now released an app that has allowed them to use augmented reality to keep up with the very latest in cutting edge mobile technology to appeal to tech savvy kids and parents. The new Apptivity set line from the toy manufacturer is geared specifically toward preschoolers. The app is designed to be child safe, so that kids can use it without being able to…

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Augmented reality game from Google is tremendously popular in Canada

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Ingress is rapidly becoming a leader within its category, and it remains in its beta version. Although it remains in its beta phase, Ingress, an augmented reality from Google, is rapidly becoming one of the most popular games in its category, particularly among Canadian mobile device users. The game was created by the Niantic Labs at Google, and involves two factions pitted against one another. The concept behind the augmented reality game is that when the player starts, he or she chooses a faction to which he or she will…

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