Augmented reality system let you play hands-on with virtual objects

A new augmented reality system called Portal-ble developed by Brown University places virtual objects in the hands of the user by using a smartphone. The source code is now available for Android and the iPhone version is on the way. Jeff Huang, an assistant professor of computer science at Brown …

Mobile Augmented Reality to improve Military Mission planning

eLearningworld News Replacing 2D maps with interactive 3D-maps when planning military missions can “allow individuals to tailor their planning experience to their own preferences and those of their team members”, ECNMag.com writes, to improve effectiveness, outcomes, and security. While the traditional 2D approach is a one-size-fits-all approach that not adapting …

Latest News: New Visualisation Technology to boost interest in Natural Science

eLearningworld News from Sweden and Norway The interactive visualisation table, Inside Explorer, improves the experience for visitors at museums, science centres and other learning environments by bringing items to life in a 3D virtual reality mode. The items has been 3D-scanned with x-ray and other scanning technologies, which in the …