Swipe | Augmented Reality, Holograms & 3D Scanning

This week, Stuart Duggan finds out why the big tech firms are competing to get augmented reality and holograms into your home.

Gemma Morris tests out a 3D scanning gadget for PC users.

And we’ve also got our regular tech news round-up and games review – this week, expert Mark Watson gives his take on Splatoon, Heroes of The Storm and Ultra Street Fighter IV.

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Augmented Reality Climbing

Time Trial is a new interactive rock climbing video game produced by Randori, and hosted at Brooklyn Boulders Somerville twice each month. Players are given the opportunity to compete in a dynamic setting featuring augmented reality on a climbing wall. You have never seen anything quite like this before.


Directed by
Jesse O’Driscoll

Produced by
Alex Graziano

Jesse O’Driscoll
Alex Graziano

Music by Beholder

Top 5 Augmented Reality Apps!

In this video I go over my top 5 favorite Augmented Reality apps for your smartphone. Taking information from our phones and putting it on the world can change how we access information and these apps can get you one step closer to that future. Check out the links to try out these apps!

Word Lens

iOS – http://goo.gl/AQG9E
Play Store- http://goo.gl/hI1dn

The Dark Knight Rises Z+

iOS – http://goo.gl/sfCjQ


iOS – http://goo.gl/Sba5F
Play Store – http://goo.gl/S5plL

Zombies Everywhere!

iOS – http://goo.gl/s5pUq

Sky Guide

iOS – http://goo.gl/LyyE5
Play Store – http://goo.gl/OhAK6 (similar app)


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Place IKEA furniture in your home with augmented reality

The 2014 IKEA catalogue gives you the ability to place virtual furniture in your own home with the help of augmented reality. Unlock the feature by scanning selected pages in the 2014 printed IKEA catalogue with the IKEA catalogue application (available for iOS and Android) or by browsing the pages in the digital 2014 IKEA catalogue on your smartphone or tablet. Then simply place the printed IKEA catalogue where you want to put the furniture in your room, choose a product from a selection of the IKEA range and see how it will look in your home!

Fyusion: World’s first platform for augmented reality content creation

Fyusion unveils the first platform for consumers and businesses to capture their surroundings on any mobile device, and convert these into 3D holographic images that can be viewed on an augmented reality headset. Fyusion’s patented 3D spatio-temporal platform uses advanced sensor fusion, machine learning and computer vision algorithms.

For more information, visit http://www.fyusion.com.



GO BANANAS in collaboration with Transhuman Collective presents Mumbai in spectacular Augmented Reality. The visitors at the MCHI Property Show 2013 had a blast while experiencing different elements of Mumbai in this surreal zone. They travelled inside future Mumbai, took blessings from Lord Ganesha, Broke the Dahi handi, The Dabbawala delivered them lunch and could play the hero inside a Bollywood action shoot.