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Vodafone: Buffer Busters AR Gaming App

27. September 2011

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Vodafone Germany has released a new Augmented Reality mobile gaming app called “Buffer Busters” challenging users to go hunting virtual “Buffer Monsters” that are slowing down networks. The location based app guides you infested areas all over the country, where you use the augmented reality shooter to capture the monsters, storing them for when you [...]

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Foursquaropoly: Monopolize Your Real Life

14. September 2011

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Remember when Monopoly City Streets launched? It went crazy over night, sunk server farms and created a new wave of addicted adult gamers the world over. So what would happen if you made that same Monopoly game… say, real? Well, a few students have pulled this great little concept together for a project, with a [...]

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Ubisoft “Driver” Augmented Reality iPad2 Game

8. September 2011

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Ubisoft and GAME have teamed up to launch an Augmented Reality iPad Game that lets you race cars from the new release around just about anywhere you can place a marker… Once the app is loaded, you can start your race by pointing your iPad2 at the marker, from there it will setup your augmented [...]

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Cadbury Spots v Stripes Blippar AR Gaming App

24. August 2011

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Cadbury have launched a world first Augmented Reality gaming app that is activated via their chocolate bar packaging, utilising Blippar’s image recognition technology and AR app platform. The game itself is called Spots v Stripes, a simple, seemingly addictive game that has you smacking ducks as fast as you can, before sharing your best scores [...]

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New Balance: Urban Dash Challenge ARG App

10. August 2011

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Here is a pretty cool new campaign from New Balance to promote their first Flagship store in New York. To do it, they’ve created the “Urban Dash” iPhone app that challenges you to find hundreds of virtual batons throughout New York, before running to the new flagship store while still in possession of that baton. [...]

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Volkswagen’s Augmented Reality App

29. July 2011

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Volkswagen are promoting the big come back of their Golf Cabriolet with an augmented reality app. The French agency behind this concept is Paris based Agency.V. who have created a world first with this AR car showroom app for the iPad2, iPhone and Android. Once you’ve downloaded the app it lets you explore the vehicle [...]

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3D Augmented Reality Video With Kinect + iPad

18. July 2011

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Here is an interesting augmented reality 3D Video Experiment. It uses an Xbox Kinect to map the video data, then uses the String Augmented Reality SDK to display what looks and feels like 3D video on the iPad, activated by a QR code. Pretty cool yeah? Well, if they’d mapped the person being recorded with [...]

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Honda: Digital Scavenger Hunt

6. June 2011

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Honda have just released their latest digital campaign, ”The Super Civic Quest”. This digital scavenger hunt kicked off with the release of 30 clues and 7 pieces of custom content launched on the Honda Civic Facebook page. Players are incentivised to participate with rewards for their clue-solving with Facebook Credits and music downloads. A video [...]

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Cartoon Network: Augmented Reality Show

1. June 2011

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Here’s an augmented reality show for kids, brought to you by Proje Calide, an Interactive Agency based in Istanbul. As part of a global re-brand the kids channel Cartoon Network introduced a new look to their users. Cartoon Network Turkey tasked Proje Calide to create and manage all of their interactive properties including their website. [...]

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AT&T: Augmented Reality Facebook App

28. April 2011

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You have probably already seen this one a while back, but I wanted to add it to the archives either way… AT&T have created an Augmented Reality “Unboxing” Facebook App for the trio of new Windows 7 phones, letting users experience the latest smartphone features with a layer of seamlessly integrated social content, like friends [...]

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3LiveShop: The Future Of Shopping Is Here.

10. April 2011

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I see a lot of cool things every day. But not many are actually game changers, things that would shape industry, behavior, service or experiences… This one will… But not everyone will like it! 3 have just launched the “3LiveShop” a sort of video call through your computer/webcam that blends a seamless sales and service [...]

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CommBank’s Augmented Reality Newspaper Ad

29. March 2011

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The Commonwealth Bank has recently won numerous awards for it’s augmented reality property app that has been around for almost a year. Now, claiming a “worldwide industry first”, the Commonwealth Bank has run a mobile-driven, augmented reality press ad in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane mX titles. The ad required a 3D reader iPhone app aims [...]

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Qualcomm: AR Experiential Mobile Campaign

22. March 2011

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This is an interesting experiential campaign at the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, for Qualcomm (the major sponsor) to promote their industry leading chipset. One night, they invited 4,000 VIP’s from the 60,000 attendees to an exclusive party, where they prompted attendees to download the dragon catcher app and compete in a live [...]

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iPad 2 “Magic Mirror” Augmented Reality App

17. March 2011

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Straight out of the blocks for iPad 2 is the new “Magic Mirror” Augmented Reality iPad App using advanced facial tracking and user recognition features to deliver the magic mirror experience. While this demo presents a totally playful experience, it’s the tech smarts combined with the iPad 2′s features that will be quite exciting for [...]

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Lynx: Augmented Reality Angel Ambush

15. March 2011

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At first this felt like another flash mob build up, but it’s anything but. Lynx have just rolled out an interesting experiential campaign featuring the Lynx Excite Angels, this time with an Augmented Reality twist that sees people interacting directly with the angels via a digital video billboard. As passers by walk onto the Lynx [...]

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