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BBC Media Player

BBC Media Player works with BBC websites and applications to provide video and audio playback on your Android device. Once you have...

9 hours ago by Media Applications Technologies for the BBC

Researchers turn smartphones into data grabbers

American academics have developed an augmented reality game to encourage people to upload data from their phones to help with research.Crowd Soft Control (CSC) games use augmented reality (AR) to subtly direct people to certain places in a city to gather information with their smartphones, such as the photographic data needed to extract the 3D properties of a building, Northwestern University announced on Friday.

March 19, 2012 by

TURDS

Welcome to TURDS your National Registry for Dishonest People, I think everyone would agree that we have way to many TURDS in this world,...

10 hours ago by Timothy Dabbs

Qualcomm delivers iOS augmented reality SDK

Qualcomm has launched a version of its augmented reality software development kit aimed at developers working with Apple's iOS platform.The SDK extends the reach of the augmented reality (AR) kit from Android to iOS for the first time.

July 28, 2011 by

Ribbon

Ribbon is a new, FREE app that makes sure you NEVER MISS a chance to hang with your friends, and NEVER MISS your favorite bands, teams,...

11 hours ago by Platyraptor Designs

ABC foul-up sees users' data exposed

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has sent an email to players of its latest augmented reality (AR) game "Bluebird", saying that names, email addresses and passwords were available for download via an archive for almost a month.

October 5, 2010 by

iPhone controlled AR Drone headed to the UK

Parrot, creators of the carbon fibre and plastic constructed AR Drone, has let slip thatthe iPhone-controlled quadricopter is headed to the UK later in the year priced at £299.The drone, which was demoed at CES in Las Vegas in January this year, has four rotors and can be controlled by an iPhone , iPod Touch or iPad by using Wi-Fi technology to link the control device to the drone.

July 19, 2010 by

Gartner acquiring Burton: the podcast

Earlier today I was part of a panel that discussed Gartner's acquisition of the Burton Group. The other participants were:Jonathan Yarmis - Research Fellow Ovum and ex-Gartner/AMRNaomi Higgins - Analyst Relations EMEA, MicrosoftJonny Bentwood - Head of Edelman's AR practice and author of the Technobabble blog/analyst listIt should be no surprise that Jonathan takes a contrarian view, wondering whether this truly represents a furtherance of Gartner's reach into the IT community.

January 6, 2010 by

Microsoft's augmented reality check

At TechFest, Microsoft's annual research event, the company demoed (here is a video) its "Core Tools for Augmented Reality (AR)," software that superimposes data and graphics onto a display with real time footage, essentially linking the information world and the physical world.At the show, the researchers demonstrated the software with a treasure hunt that let attendees search for a hidden prize (a virtual pot of gold) by following a trail of clues with a webcam.

February 26, 2009 by

Analyst: "Bet Your Mortgage Payment" On a BlackBerry iPhone clone

At least one technology analyst and consultant with extensive knowledge of BlackBerry marketing and device strategy over the years believes it's possible that BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion could be working on a future device that resembles the iPhone."Nobody does industrial design as well as Apple does it today," Carmi Levy, senior vice-president of strategic consulting for AR Communications Inc.

July 7, 2007 by

Secure Linux OS seeks global dominance

A group of open source researchers has a single goal: a security-enhanced Linux that will end OS vulnerabilities for good. The effort was pioneered by the NSA, and the group hopes to convince governments that their OS is airtight-that done, enterprises ar

August 14, 2002 by

Microsoft squashes Windows 2000 bugs

Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 contains security updates and hundreds of fixes to bugs plaguing the operating system that Microsoft released in February 2000. Service Pack 3 could be important for many businesses, as not all of the included security fixes ar

July 16, 2002 by

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