Outdoor planetarium creates unique augmented reality experience

augmented reality experience - Person looking at night sky stars - constellations

AR tech helps planetarium visitors understand the stars in the night sky. ObservEtoiles is a one-of-a-kind outdoor planetarium augmented reality experience located in Quebec, Canada. In fact, ObservEtoiles claims to be “the world’s first open air augmented reality planetarium. Visitors are taken on a detailed tour of the night sky. The unique 90-minute show enables visitors to take a virtual trip through the solar system, which includes a detailed tour of the actual night-time sky, reported CityNews. The newly launched show is currently held weekly every Saturday night and is…

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Augmented reality eyewear gets a head start in Canada

Epson Augmented Reality Glasses

Epson makes a move on augmented reality The expected release date of Google Glass, the company’s augmented reality eyewear, is still several months away. In Canada, people may not have to wait in order to get their hands on augmented reality eyewear, however, thanks to printing giant Epson and Scope Technologies. Both companies have teamed to turn Epson’s Moverio BT-100 head-mounted system into and augmented reality device. This device has a specific purpose, of course, and is to be used for training purposes. Moverio system expected to beat Google Glass…

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Augmented reality makes an impression in Canada

Augmented Reality turning print ads into interactive media

Canada gets bombarded with augmented reality during Thanksgiving Canada recently kicked off its Thanksgiving celebrations and among the festivities augmented reality began to appear nearly everywhere. Digital content flooded the country over the weekend, much of which was accessed through mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets. This digital content was embedded in numerous materials, such as newspapers, print advertisements, and was also promoted during sports broadcasts and other televised events. When the celebrations came to an end, augmented reality had left its mark on Thanksgiving. Digital content finds…

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