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A couple news stories about AR, 3D & Screens

Posted on | September 23, 2009 | 1 Comment

I came across a couple interesting news articles about augmented reality and screens:

This link outlines the iphone app “Layer” which is experimenting with 3D:
http://www.engadgetmobile.com/tag/Layar/

This youtube video showcases AKQA’s augmented reality developed for USPS:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpS3LeCiCtc

This outlines a new way theatres are hoping to thwart pirates with the screen itself:
http://gizmodo.com/5364926/movie-theaters-will-fry-us-all-with-infrared-to-stop-pirates

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One Response to “A couple news stories about AR, 3D & Screens”

  1. Caitlin
    September 25th, 2009 @ 4:06 pm

    great — thanks! we are actually hoping to get layar up and running this term… would certainly add to our GPS film week.
    c

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