Augmented Reality – GE, Mini, EarthHour, Microsoft, and now – Make Your Own…

Apr 01

Light at the End of the Tunnel


General Electric (GE) started the augmented reality buzz a few weeks ago, with thier “Smart Grid’ platform:



Pretty cool, ha? You can try it yourself here:
http://ge.ecomagination.com/smartgrid/#/augmented_reality


Than came Mini:


http://www.mini.de/de/de/webcam/index.jsp


Earth Hour:


http://earthinyourhands.earthhour.org/our-earth/our-earth.html


Microsoft:

http://mantis.net7.be/msft_sql_energy_ar/


A few video games:

http://www.boffswana.com/news/?p=392


And now… you can create your own private augmented reality with AR-Sights and Google Earth:

http://www.arsights.com/

“Augmented Reality is one of those technologies that is very impressive yet simple to implement. Thanks to the Development Lab of Inglobe Technologies its just got easiy via their Web-Based Tool that allows users to visualize Google Earth 3D models using Augmented Reality.”


Seen any other ones?



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