Augmented Reality

Why I’m so excited that the Meta 2 Developer Kit is shipping!
December 21st, 2016 | Augmented Reality
It's one of the best pieces of news I've seen all year — and there have been some pretty fantastic announcements in emerging tech this year — the Meta 2 Developer Kit is shipping! The joy pulsing within me is hard to describe, so instead I thought I'd do a post talking about what the Meta 2 is and why I'm so excited about its potential.
Where do I find markers for JSARToolkit or awe.js augmented reality apps?
November 28th, 2016 | Answers, Augmented Reality,
One incredibly common question I receive from developers who've begun experimenting with AR in the browser is — how do I generate new AR markers for an awe.js or JSARToolkit app? Here's how.
What is a volumetric display?
November 22nd, 2016 | Augmented Reality, Interviews
What are volumetric displays and how can you develop for them? I had the chance to speak with Albert Hwang, one of the gurus at the Looking Glass Factory, about that very topic! The Looking Glass team make commercially available volumetric displays that have huge potential. Their latest one is the "Volume" and has a beta program running right now. It is a really neat concept!
7 tips for building valuable commercial augmented reality apps
November 14th, 2016 | Augmented Reality, Interviews
I recently interviewed Bachir El Khoury, the managing director at Limpid Logic and a knowledgeable and friendly member of the VR/AR community in Sydney, to chat about his experience with AR development. Here are seven key tips for building valuable commercial AR apps and staying relevant in an ever-evolving industry that I gathered from the discussion.
Tips for designing an augmented reality project
September 27th, 2016 | Augmented Reality, Interviews
I always find that the best people to ask about designing a project are ones who've already done so — multiple times. The team at Designteam have designed AR experiences for a range of big companies, even putting together their own AR platform. Here's their advice for designing an AR project.
Why Snapchat making augmented reality glasses isn’t THAT bad an idea
September 6th, 2016 | Augmented Reality, Opinion
If the reports around the web are to be believed, it is likely that Snapchat is experimenting with their own attempt at augmented reality glasses. A lot of these reports say that this is an absurd and terrible idea on Snapchat's part. Here's why I don't think it's THAT bad of an idea.