35 Awesome Augmented Reality Examples on BannerBlog News. If it wasn't for Twitter and social media as a whole grabbing all the headlines Augmented Reality would be the most talked about "technology" of 2008/2009.
It is the star wars holograms that we always want, it is playing a game that maps out the physical world mixed with virtual assets, it is straight up cool. The FLARToolKit is doing some of this cool in Flash. This little toolkit is pretty sweet mapping points and sets of points to patterns, colors or other visual queues that technology can latch onto. Combine this with a webcam and you have some pretty cool AR. Augmented reality shooter. AR Portal (AR Video-in-Video effects part II)