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Layar Augmented Reality Browser for iPhone Now Available in Apple App Store

--Urbanspoon Adds AR to its iPhone App, AR Artwork Pokes, Tickles and Flicks Passers-By
SPRXmobile announced Wednesday that the long-awaited iPhone version its Layar augmented reality browser is now available in the Apple App Store, free-of-charge (note: for background on the Layar platform--which leverages smartphones' integrated GPS and compass capabilities to display layers of interactive digital information on top of real-time video on those phones' camera screens, thus effectively transforming reality into a giant, clickable interactive video--see the articles published on itvt.com, June 17th, July 9th, August 18th and...

Accedo Broadband Launches App Store for IPTV

--Partners with TV Genius to Develop IPTV Apps
Accedo Broadband --a Stockholm-based aggregator and distributor of interactive TV applications and content for IPTV and broadband-connected consumer electronics devices (note: the company, which was founded by telecom and media entrepreneurs, Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson, offers a range of applications, but is best known for its games)--announced last week the launch of the Accedo App Store for IPTV. According to the company, the new App Store functionality allows viewers to access IPTV applications directly...

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...

DirecTV to Launch "TV Apps" App Store Later This Month

--Says Service Will Let Customers "Create Their Own Apps"
During a conference call with financial analysts last week, following the company's release of its second-quarter earnings, DirecTV 's interim CEO, Larry D. Hunter, confirmed that the satellite-TV provider will later this month launch a new, App Store-type service, called " TV Apps ," that will allow subscribers to download interactive TV widget applications, and apparently also upload their own apps (presumably after some kind of review process): "Later this month, we'll launch a new...

iPhone Augmented Reality Apps to Be Available in Apple App Store by September

--New "Augmented ID" App Uses Facial-Recognition Tech to Discover People's Social Networking Info
According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, Friday, Apple recently told Acrossair , the developer of the Nearest Tube subway-finding application profiled on itvt.com, July 9th (note: Acrossair has since launched New York and San Francisco Bay Area versions of the app), that it will officially support augmented reality applications with the next release (version 3.1) of its iPhone OS software, and that such applications will launch in the Apple App Store in...

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