Android

Total Immersion, int13 in Smartphone Augmented Reality Partnership

Total Immersion , an augmented reality company that has apparently been around since 1999, contacted [itvt] Tuesday to let us know that it has signed an exclusive distribution partnership agreement with int13 , a French software firm that specializes in smartphone applications. The deal calls for the companies to integrate their respective technologies to market embedded AR applications through a new, mobile version of Total Immersion's D'Fusion platform. According to Total Immersion, the initial application...

Version 2.0 of the Android-Based Layar Augmented Reality Browser Launched Internationally

--iPhone 3GS Version to Follow, 87 AR Layers Developed for the Browser to Date
SPRXmobile said Monday that version 2.0 of its Layar augmented reality browser, which launched in June in the Netherlands, is now available in all local Android Markets, and that multiple new content layers have been developed for the browser, following the company's decision to open it up for third-party development almost immediately after launching it (note: for more on the Layar platform--which leverages smartphones' integrated GPS and compass capabilities to display layers of interactive digital...

New Revision3 Broadband Video Show Reviews iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Palm Pre Apps

Revision3 , a company which bills itself as "an actual TV network for the Web" and which develops and produces original broadband TV shows, contacted [itvt] earlier this week to let us know about a new show it has just launched that may be of interest to our readers. Entitled "AppJudgment" and hosted by a rotating roster of Revision3 personalities, including Patrick Norton ("Tekzilla"), Revision3 co-founder David Prager and Ron Richards ("iFanboy"), the show reviews...

MIPS Technologies Seeking to Bring Android into the Digital Home (Set-Top Boxes, Digital TV's, etc.)

--Makes Source Code Publicly Available, Launches Early Access Program
MIPS Technologies , a company which, among other things, provides processors for home entertainment devices, announced this week that it has met what it describes as a "key milestone" in its ongoing efforts to drive the Android platform beyond mobile handsets: two months after announcing its port of the Android platform to the MIPS Architecture, the company says it is making the source code publicly available. It has also launched an Early Access Program for...

SPRXmobile Launches "Augmented Reality" Browser for Android Mobile Phones

--Displays Real-Time Interactive Information over Phone's Camera Screen
Dutch mobile technology provider, SPRXmobile , launched a product called Layar , Tuesday, which it bills as the "world's first mobile Augmented Reality browser." The browser, which will initially be available free-of-charge in the Netherlands for handsets running the Android operating system, displays real-time digital information on top of a mobile phone's camera screen--effectively transforming reality into a giant, real-time interactive video experience. While looking through their phone's camera lens, SPRXmobile says, users can see...

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