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New Dedicated AR Chips Could Keep Your Reality Augmented For Ever and…

Augment reality has always been cool, but it's never been too practical for extended use. Crazy processor demands chew up battery power and deliver a workable experience, but not one that can last. Metaio aims to but an end to that with the first ever dedicated augmented-reality chip, and it's coming as soon as the… » 2/21/13 1:54pm 2/21/13 1:54pm

New Tech Brings Augmented Reality, 3D Models to Books

A German company called Metaio is developing a new system that turns regular old books into reality-augmented 3D objects, with models of things like globes sprouting off of the pages. All you need to get it working is a webcam, the software and a book designed for the system and you'll be checking out things like UFOs… » 10/29/08 6:15pm 10/29/08 6:15pm