Tag Archives: Augmented Reality

IKEA adds AR to 2013 Print Catalog – Meh!

by Fred Abler As a whole, the publishing industry has been decimated by the Internet. So if you still have a global publication with a circulation of 211,000 million copies per annum, you don’t just end it. Instead, you leverage … Continue reading

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DIY for Reality Hackers – FOV2Go

by Fred Abler This blog curates an eclectic range of 3D topics. Very occasionally I find newsworthy items that touch on two topics. But never before have I found emerging research that covers them all at once… and that is … Continue reading

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colAR – Kiwi Tech transforms coloring pages into AR

At FormFonts 3D we take coloring pages seriously. So today, I’d like to introduce you to colAR, a new software from New Zealand that turns a colored-in coloring page… into a 3D animated scene.  A few years ago, Marc discovered … Continue reading

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Holo’ Tek – Glasses Free 3D for Tablets

by Fred Abler You have to love StarTrek if only for the tech… phasers, transporters, tri-quarters, replicators, holodecks… You name it, Star Trek’nology was some cool kit! In one of my favorite tech segments, Captain Picard orders “Earl Grey- HOT!!”, … Continue reading

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Towards a ‘Sixth Sense’

by Fred Abler I admit to a weakness for GeoPorn. I am not ashamed. I subscribe to all the cable channels : Discovery, NatGeo, Science Channels (both 1 and 2), The BBC, and the Travel Channel. My all-time favorite shows … Continue reading

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Approval from City Hall – May the Force be with You!

by Fred Abler The Wall Street Journal reported last week that George Lucas of Star Wars fame has finally given up on Marin County. In a bitterly worded letter, Lucasfilms pulled all of its building plans out of Marin, the … Continue reading

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