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Exclusive: Cyborg Steve Mann Details Alleged McDonald’s Assault

Exclusive: Cyborg Steve Mann Details Alleged McDonald’s Assault | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it

Toronto professor Steve Mann talks exclusively to LAPTOP about being attacked at McDonald's in Paris.

 

No shirt. No shoes. No augmented reality glasses. No service. Earlier this month, human cyborg and University of Toronto Professor Steve Mann, claims he was brutalized and kicked out of a Paris McDonald’s after employees objected to his headset and its ability to record photos and videos of his experiences.


“I’m not sure why the perpetrators attacked, but ‘Perp. 1′ [Mann's name for one of his assailants] did mention about cameras not being allowed,” he told us in an exclusive email interview. Mann was unavailable for a phone call because his iPhone was also damaged in the alleged attack....

 

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Man takes virtual augmented reality girlfriend for a walk in the park

Man takes virtual augmented reality girlfriend for a walk in the park | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
The proliferation of relatively cheap motion sensors in recent years, combined with development tools such as Microsoft's Kinect SDK, means that augmented reality (AR) hacks are really starting to take off. As if to showcase just what's possible with current consumer AR tech, a Japanese YouTube user has produced a video of a virtual date with computerized J-pop star Hatsune Miku....
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Introducing the metaio Creator: Drag & Drop AR in 5 minutes

The metaio Creator is the only Augmented Reality software on the market allowing you to create a complete AR scenario in less than 5 minutes. For the simple augmentation of a variety of images, the metaio Creator is the perfect tool. The Creator is the tool to provide exciting Augmented Reality experiences with only a few clicks of your mouse!

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!!!! Nasa's augmented reality app lets you control Curiosity Mars rover (Wired UK)

!!!! Nasa's augmented reality app lets you control Curiosity Mars rover (Wired UK) | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it

Nasa has launched an augmented reality iOS app that allows users to get a feel for what it's like to manoeuvre one of the space agency's robotic spacecraft.

 

The nifty Spacecraft 3D app -- available free on the iPhone, iPad and third- and fourth-generation iPod touch devices -- uses augmented reality and 3D animation to put the Curiosity rover (slated for a Mars landing in August 2012) and the moon-orbiting Ebb and Flow probes in a locale of the player's choosing. Using simple controls, they can then manipulate the spacecraft's sensors and components, such as its antenna...

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Augmented Reality in a Contact Lens - IEEE Spectrum

Augmented Reality in a Contact Lens - IEEE Spectrum | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it
A new generation of contact lenses built with very small circuits and LEDs promises bionic eyesight...
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