In the mobile AR front:
- Nokia's researcher Kari Pulli gave a talk last week at the SDForum about Nokia's take on mobile augmented reality (slides). In a nutshell, it should be based on image recognition and accessed using HMD. And here are some more details from the Nokia World event that took part this week.
- buUuk is an AR browser-like application for Asia, Australia and the middle east. [via DMFO]
- Discover Anywhere Mobile is a Canadian company set to provide AR application to help you ride North American public transit.
- While Presselite which brought us Metro Paris has an application for Tokyo that looks much the same.
- And GeoVector, one of the veteran players in the AR industry is going to release an application for Android named WorldSurfer. They accidently published a post about it in their corporate blog (dated for next week) and then deleted it. Luckily, there's Google Cache.
- You can check whether the new Samsung LED television fits your living room (which is actually a bit handy).
- ABC promotes their new thriller FlashForward.
- I'm not into baseball, so there's something about a Rawlings golden glove over here.
- You can't escape augmented reality even if you live in Vietnam, thanks to Coca Cola.
- Wired on projecting video right to your eye, in "Future of the Screen: Terminator-Style Augmented-Reality Glasses".
- Here's a silly video of augmented reality game of hangman from a company named HD interactive. It seems they want to sell it to the public. Tom Carpenter shares his opinion about this topic.
Have a nice week!