Augmented Reality in Design

For those of you who have been designing iphone apps that use the geo-location features, social media connections, and tie-ins with local businesses, here are a few ideas and platforms that might help push your projects along to completion. In particular, if you’re considering developing a shopping iphone app (shopping lists, price comparisons, coupons, bulk purchases with friends, and sale alerts), this is worth watching.

Argon, the Augmented Reality Web Browser

Blair MacIntyre, director of Argon Project, and associate professor in Georgia Tech’s College of Computing, describes the new platform for smart phone (iphone) that uses the same tools as those used to develop web sites.

Ad-dispatch Augmented Reality Video

This video shows how iphone can be used to interact with packaging, ad, and billboards.

What is daqri?

This video shows off a piece of software which allows “rich spatial media experience”: Daqri.