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03.20.15 Liam Mathews

Magic Leap, the secretive virtual reality startup backed by Google, unveiled a video demo of what its Google-glass like augmented reality gaming hardware might be capable of according to TechCrunch. The video was developed in tandem with Weta Workshop, a special-effects design studio that’s worked on Lord of the Rings films. It shows a first-person […]

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11.05.14 Rhett Jones

Chroma Key graffiti is dope. Vimeo user Ingrid Jornet uploaded this video of a man spray painting a wall but instead of paint coming from the can, it looks like he’s spraying video of himself spraying the original black paint. The idea is to use video software and replace a solid color with whatever video you want. […]

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10.15.14 Rhett Jones

According to Re/code’s sources, Google may be jumping into the virtual reality game in a way that no one could even imagine. Joining a pool of investors, the mega-corporation wants to invest $500 million in Magic Leap, a company that few people know much about. Magic Leap is, so far, fairly secretive about the exact way their device works. […]

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02.13.13 Eugene Reznik

Imagine living in a permanent augmented reality. Imagine walking around and all that you cast your gaze upon emits an infinite amount of metadata. All the images, maps and information associated with whatever you’re looking at becomes accessible to you in real time. Imagine doing it without looking quite so douche-y with those Google Glasses […]

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01.10.13 Marina Galperina

He’s back. Our favorite net art rapper Yung Jake — the maker of the original “Datamosh” video and the most amazing interactive experience “E.m-bed.de/d” returns with an augmented reality video you can only view as an app we’ve been dying to share with you. “Augmented Real” — it’s FREE, don’t stress. And it also… next level. Just find “Yung […]

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07.25.11 Marina Galperina

With a little beta augmented reality app magic, Public Ad Campaign and The Heavy Projects have turned billboards and phone booth ads of Times Square into art. This movie billboard digitally updated with a Ron English reminds of the days when cowboys peddled Malboro instead of fighting aliens. […]

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07.05.11 Marina Galperina

The tape-deck lives!.. in augmented reality street art. QRadio is a new interactive piece from Berlin-based artist Sweza. The boombox’s built in QR-code turns your smartphone into a spinning, “beatbouncing” tape. […]

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