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Super Mario Bros and Augmented Reality

Named the Greatest Game of All Time by the International Gaming Network (IGN) in 2005, Super Mario Bros is the game many of us grew up with. But how would it be if this classic and, in many ways, traditional game, crossed over from its

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My First Hack Day Experience

When you initially hear of a hack day event you quickly imagine the Hollywood film scene where a geeky guy, in front of several computer screens, is trying to bypass the security system of a famous secret service. This is far away from the truth

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Augmented Reality Glasses Helping Students

How many of you remember the school moments when the teacher’s explanations were like hieroglyphs for you, but you were too embarrassed to raise your hand and say “I don’t understand”, afraid of the embarrassment and sometimes even mockery you could face from your colleagues?

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Augmented Reality: The Social Implications

There is no doubt that augmented reality is slowly making its way into our daily lives. It is already a global industry worth billions of pounds (mobile AR will be worth $5.8 billion by 2017 according to a Juniper Research report) and with big players such as Google, Microsoft, IBM or Apple trying to get in the game AR is here to stay. However, looking beyond the profits and ignoring the hardware involved in bringing this technology to the masses, how will augmented reality affect us as people?

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Augmented Reality Shopping Assistant Launched

Half a year ago, IBM was announcing a new type of augmented reality application that was designed to help people in their regular shopping trips and become the ‘best friend’ of every shopper. Now, this AR app has been finally launched at CeBIT in Hanover

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3D Printing In the News

The year has only started and 3D printing already tops the list of the most talked about technologies of 2013. And we are not talking only about technology blogs, small online communities or tech start-ups, but about mainstream media and technology giants. Nokia is one

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Ingress – The Google Augmented Reality Experiment

A mysterious, intriguing and competitive alternate reality game has created a lot of buzz in its first week after launch with technology blogs and news sites calling it the “the wackiest thing you can imagine” (All Things Digital) or the “augmented reality’s first killer app”