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Posted on August 9, 2010 by rouli My favorite independent augmented reality framework, Sein Kanemura’s SR Engine , has just reached the important version 2.0 milestone, freely available on the (Japanese) App Store . Moreover, an SDK was released , allowing developers to create their own image recognition based applications. Capable of identifying up to 150 images, one should be able to use SR Engine to create augmented reality applications for small galleries and venues.
COLCHESTER, England – Nokia Point & Find has generated a bunch of interest here on Conversations in recent months. So when we recently discovered that a real-world pilot project of the new service was taking place in the nearby city of Colchester in Essex, we hopped on a train to find out what it was like first-hand. Join us after the jump for the first in our two-part report. If you’re new to the concept of Point & Find, at its most basic it’s a service that lets you point your Nokia camera phone at real-world objects to extract relevant and valuable location-aware information from your surroundings – a concept that is fast becoming popularized by the term Augmented Reality.
20 May OK slight overclaim, but here are some great location-based apps that have caught my attention in the last week or so. Some great examples of brands leveraging geolocation technology in way that is actually useful and rewarding for the consumer. StreetMuseum by Museum of London The Museum of London has launched a pretty slick iPhone app that enables users to access its extensive art and photographic images of the streets of London. The free app uses the iPhone’s geolocation technology to allow users to hold up their phones to London landmarks and overlay a historic image of it on the real-time image.