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Baidu Explains New Long-Tail "Light App" Strategy: LBS And Lifestyle Apps - Barron's (blog)

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Baidu Explains New Long-Tail "Light App" Strategy: LBS And Lifestyle Apps Barron's (blog) Citi analysts Muzhi Li, Ravi Sarathy, and Gregory Zhao explain Baidu's stance for us: download volume for location-based services (LBS) and lifestyle apps is...
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OJOO Blog - Upcoming releases, latest features and news - OJOO blog

OJOO Blog - Upcoming releases, latest features and news - OJOO blog | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
Welcome to the official OJOO blog! Follow us and be the first to know all about our upcoming releases, new features and general site news.
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Digitally Staving Off Boredom: Defining The Essence Of True Gaming

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"It gets you away from TV" Geocaching leaves participants hooked on searching | Sheboygan Press

"It gets you away from TV" Geocaching leaves participants hooked on searching | Sheboygan Press | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
But he was also hooked.

These days, the 69-year-old retiree, who bought a GPS unit that same day, ventures out several times a week with his wife, Maryann, in search of any of the more than 8,500 geocaches now hidden throughout Wisconsin.

He's also working to generate interest in geocaching — which Kaczik said is a fancy word for using "billion dollar satellites to find Tupperware in the woods."

"It gets you away from the TV set, and it takes you to places you didn't even know existed," Kaczik said.


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New Mass Market Family Entertainment Form? Geocaching Treasure Hunting in Lansdale

New Mass Market Family Entertainment Form? Geocaching Treasure Hunting in Lansdale | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it

For those who dream of treasure hunts and couldn’t get enough of scavenger hunts as a kid, geocaching is the ultimate game.

Geocaching Basics
“Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices,” according to the geocaching website.

Members of the geocaching network hide a cache somewhere in the world and list its coordinates on the website's “Hide & Seek a Cache” page.

To hide the cache, there are certain rules that participants must abide by.

The number one rule on the website is that all local laws apply, followed by making sure the landowner has given permission to place a cache on public or private property.


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Pokemon Go "Field Test" Sign-Ups Go Live in Japan, Other Regions Coming Later

Pokemon Go "Field Test" Sign-Ups Go Live in Japan, Other Regions Coming Later | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
Developer Niantic giving some players early access to the app for testing purposes.
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Niantic Labs Raises $20 Million to Turn the World Into An Augmented Reality Playground

he Pokemon Company officially announced a partnership with Niantic Labs last month: Niantic will build a new augmented reality game called Pokemon Go that will allow players to catch Pokemons in the world around them. A smart phone app will direct them to real-world places, where they will be able to “capture” them as virtual objects.

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Play This Game and Win a Job!

Play This Game and Win a Job! | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN Updated March 14, 2016 12:01 a.m. ET 2 COMMENTS Last fall, Barclays PLC began testing a new tool for attracting young job applicants: a mobile videogame. More than 4,500 mostly college seniors have played the Barclays-branded version of Stockfuse, a free stock-trading game that uses real-time market data. About 8% have applied for positions at the international bank, and so far 17 have landed jobs. Stockfuse, developed by SHFuse Inc., a New York-based startup, is just one of a new breed of apps that invite people to play games that also serve as real-world recruiting tools. JOURNAL REPORT Insights from The Experts Read more at WSJ.com/LeadershipReport MORE IN WORKPLACE TECHNOLOGY
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The State of the Mobile Experience: How People Use Their Phones Today [Infographic]

The State of the Mobile Experience: How People Use Their Phones Today [Infographic] | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
Learn more about the current state of the mobile experience, and how phone calls fit into the buyer's journey.
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Watch Disney Animation legend behind Aladdin and Ariel draw in VR

Watch Disney Animation legend behind Aladdin and Ariel draw in VR | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
Chances are Glen Keane has made an impact on you. As an animator at Disney, he brought to life iconic characters like Aladdin, Ariel from The Little Mermaid,...
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Augmented reality expert explains how AR will help humanity

Augmented reality expert explains how AR will help humanity | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
While AR is still in its infancy, it has the potential to literally change the way we see the world.

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City Mash Up

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Urban development and decay create swaths of dead space in our cities: empty walls, dark overpasses, abandoned stations and the urbanite’s imagination—all ignored canvases waiting to be painted. Th...
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Here Are the Most Innovative Tourism Organizations of 2014

Here Are the Most Innovative Tourism Organizations of 2014 | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
There are tons of awards honoring innovation -- "best of," "top 10," and other variations -- in airline, airports, hotels, destinations, and online tools i
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Grand illusions

Grand illusions | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
YOUR correspondent stands, in a pleasingly impossible way, in orbit. The Earth is spread out beneath. A turn of the head reveals the blackness of deep space behind...
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National Park Service & Geocaching HQ Introduce “Find Your Park” GeoTour

National Park Service & Geocaching HQ Introduce “Find Your Park” GeoTour | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
Explorers can seek out nearly 90 geocaches at over 30 national parks and partner places across the U.S. as part of the Find Your Park GeoTour.
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Teaching Geography Through Geocaching. Bring geography to life with a real world treasure hunt.

Teaching Geography Through Geocaching. Bring geography to life with a real world treasure hunt. | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it

"Treasure hunts may bring to mind pirates and hidden caches of jewels, but around May 2000, the phrase took on a whole new meaning. Geocaching is a global treasure hunt with millions of seekers. Participants use GPS enabled devices to track down hidden containers, and log their finds and experiences online."


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Geocaching 3.5.1 Apk Download Android Full Mod Apk

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First Pokemon Go Footage Reportedly Revealed, See It Here

First Pokemon Go Footage Reportedly Revealed, See It Here | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
This is what it looks like to catch Pokemon in the real world.
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More news on the new #PokémonGo release in 2016. The new #AR #game from #NianticLabs
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Google Maps: Pokémon Challenge

Dozens of wild Pokémon have taken up residence on streets, amidst forests and atop mountains throughout Google Maps.

Google is seeking the world's best Pokémon Master to officially join the company!


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Now probably this is the coolest prank ever! While I was watching the video, I totally forgot that it's April Fool's and I was about to download the app!

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François-Xavier Schaeffer's curator insight, April 1, 2014 4:10 AM

Now probably this is the coolest prank ever! While I was watching the video, I totally forgot that it's April Fool's and I was about to download the app!

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TED 2016: Virtual and augmented reality steal the show

TED 2016: Virtual and augmented reality steal the show | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
The era of computer screens is ending, the TED Talks heard today, with virtual and augmented reality wowing the crowds with non-gaming applications.
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Google/Motorola’s New Moonshot “Spotlight Stories” Is A Mobile Virtual Reality Movie Medium

Google/Motorola’s New Moonshot “Spotlight Stories” Is A Mobile Virtual Reality Movie Medium | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
Spotlight Stories is a new artistic medium Google and Motorola launched today that puts users inside an animated featurette if they spin 360-degrees while..
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Augmented Reality: The Next 20 Years

Presentation on trends and future research directions in Augmented Reality. Given by Mark Billinghurst at the Smart Cloud 2015 conference on September 16th, 20…

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I am still not sure what I think of this really - I'd love to hear some of your thoughts....tweet me on @normanpeires

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Museums Embrace Digital

Museums Embrace Digital | Augmented Reality Games in Tourism | Scoop.it
Do not touch. No flash photography. Ancient texts boxed in glass cases. Stand an unsaid but implicitly agreed-upon distance from the art. Paid membership requirements. In a museum, we are encourage...
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Disney Imagicademy

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Disney Imagicademy – Where Curiosity is a Magical Thing. A New World of Creativity and Learning. Coming December 2014.
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