Thanks to augmented reality technology being implemented by media design firm Local Projects LLC, visitors can look at Gehry’s steel tapestries through their smartphone cameras to see what otherwise isn’t there: video and audio recordings that tell more of Ike’s story, even in Ike’s own voice. And children carrying smartphones (which seem to be all of them these days) will be on a scavenger hunt for hidden messages throughout the memorial. — blogs.artinfo.com
The glasses will use the same Android software that powers Android smartphones and tablets... equipped with GPS and motion sensors. They will also contain a camera and audio inputs and outputs.
Through the built-in camera on the glasses, Google will be able to stream images to its rack computers and return augmented reality information to the person wearing them. For instance, a person looking at a landmark could see detailed historical information and comments about it left by friends. — nytimes.com
Architects: Acconci Studio, Asymptote, Cleater Studio, Kol/Mac, Metaxy, Leeser
Architecture, Studio Daniel Libeskind, SHoP, and SITE — Architecture Omi
Opening Saturday JULY 9 2011 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM The Fields Sculpture Park at OMI :1405 County Route 22 Ghent, New York 12075. Bring your smart phone for an evening of architecture in the landscape. By pointing your iPhone or Android at the sky, you will see virtual pieces of...
I know I have been on a Dutch rag as of late, but where else can you buy postage stamps that honor not just architects, but architecture, and not just timeworn monuments, but experimental work that has not even been built? As a kicker, the stamps are designed so that, if you hold them up to a Web cam, they turn into 3D models floating in front of your screen. — Aaron Betsky, Architect Magazine
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