Category Archives: Today’s Augmented Reality Thing

An occasional article, video or something else which is new in the area of augmented reality.

Interesting Augmented Reality Projects

In my session today at the Business Meets Research Event here in Luxembourg was Prof. Dr. Didier Stricker of DFKI in Kaiserslautern (Germany). For readers on here Prof. Dr. Stricker has been involved in the augmented reality community for some … Continue reading

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Today’s Augmented Reality Thing No 5: Clothing – Forget H&M?

Smart clothing and systems that let you try out new clothes and accessories are not that new and a quick scan online will find systems going back a number of years. However, the advent of cheap hardware such as the … Continue reading

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Today’s Augmented Reality “Thing” No.4 : AR to Prevent Driver Distraction

Right now we are doing quite a lot of research on in-car user interfaces, in particular how to introduce new devices or information services into the car that minimise driver distraction. The demo below from InfoVision , although a little … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality Thing No. 3: Pac-man through the Ages

For those of us who have fond memories of Pac-man from the 80s, on our Atari, Commodore or whatever you will be pleased to hear that it is also making a comeback but this time in augmented reality. Indeed AR … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality Thing No. 2: Science Centre to Go

When I worked at Fraunhofer FIT a number of my colleagues were involved in the rather cool Science Centre To Go project. The idea is simple, but neat. Basically it’s to let people (in particular children) interact with mini versions … Continue reading

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