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Ultrasound & Rapid Prototype Mashup

EBISU, TOKYO, 9 August — In iRez’ continuing exploration of the virtually real, the really virtual, and the chain of flowers that is human perception, Tech Crunch’s John Biggs introduces us to Tenshi no Katachi (Shape Of An Angel) a new product from Fasotec and Hiroo Ladies Clinic that mashes up pregnancy ultrasounds with 3D […]

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Image of Manifest.AR intervention at Hayward Gallery, London, showing Layar Augmented Reality overlay via smart phone or tablet on top of the physical exhibition space

Embracing the Invisible

Editor’s Note: 5 weeks ago Rafaella Lima wrote a guest post for iRez on the Invisible show at the Hayward Gallery / London. She reviewed the work that was, hmm, “visibly invisible.” Anyone viewing the Invisible show without an Augmented Reality device wouldn’t know that there is also another “Invisible Layar” to the show, courtesy […]

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Steve Mann Cyber Hate Crime Victim?

Originally posted on
Steve Mann has been wearing a computer vision system for 34 years. The University of Toronto professor is the inventor of Eye Tap, an augmented reality technology that uses laser lights to make the eye function as both a camera and a video display. Mann claims he was assaulted last…

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Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller

Originally posted on thelinoprinter:
Yesterday I visited dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel Germany. dOCUMENTA (13) is an international art festival, featuring contemporary art. It aims to reflect the ‘relationship between art and society’ and often has a political message associated with it. This years theme is space and paradox: “a space of many secrets, a space…

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Originally posted on Unframed The LACMA Blog:
This weekend as part of our Artist’s Respond series, we launched Project-o-Rator, by Will Pappenheimer and John Craig Freeman. The project transforms the in-between spaces on the museum campus using augmented reality. Here’s how it works: On your smartphone, go to If you do not have the free…

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Nathan Shafer holding iPhone running AR app that shows the former extent of the now receded glacier behind it

Kickstarter: Nathan Shafer

AR in AK Guest Post by Nathan Shafer There are just a few hours left to pledge to literally the coolest AR piece in the world! And by cool we mean glacial! I am in the process of virtually reconstructing the former termini at Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park. That is right outside […]

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Image of Liverpool with Augmented Reality overlay of things citizens have told researchers they have lost

ARtSENSE Commission Research at FACT in Liverpool

Originally posted on John Craig Freeman:
In June, four other founding members of ManifestAR including Will Pappenheimer, Mark Skwarek, Tamiko Thiel, John Cleater and I traveled to Liverpool to meet with the FACT curatorial team and ARtSENSE researchers from Liverpool John Moores University to discuss the upcoming “Inside Out” exhibition in February 2013. Mike Stubbs…

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Topless at Whole Foods

Project Glass is a glimpse of not-so-distant future. And so is this video clip shot with Blue Mars Mobile. We will soon view the world through an electronic window that seamlessly blends the physical and the virtual, the atomic and the digital. That means we can each be seeing our own private version of our […]

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Telematic Billboards Tailored Just For You

Originally posted on JENNIFER JONES BLOG:
This is either super cool or super scary. As usual, I’m of split minds on the subject because the marketer and technology nerd in me loves it. But, the consumer who values her privacy has got the heebie-jeebies a little bit. GM filed a patent to use data collected from…

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Chinese Take Out

NEW LINK >>> READ MORE… 126 MORE WORDS   GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE, 28 May — Two weeks ago Anish Kapoor unveiled the ArcelorMittal Orbit in London, and today 4Gentlemen unveiled Chinese Take Out at the Golden Gate Bridge, here in San Francisco. The world’s two most famous red steel structures have both become virtual roller […]

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AR on AR – Occupying Virtual Space – a presentation by GARhodes

Originally posted on John Craig Freeman:
“Occupying Virtual Space: AR(t)” With the proliferation of smartphones and free public apps such as Junaio and Layar, channels of virtual space paralleling real locations have become a new architectural space in which to create, exhibit, and distribute art. Though uncurated and uncontrolled, this virtual landscape draws on the…

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Tupac Shakur 1971 – 1996 – 2012

INDIO, CA, 15 April — Tonight the late Tupac Shakur appeared at the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in a performance with Snoop Dogg. In the spring of 1988 I was a freshman at the University of California, San Diego, studying performance art with Allan Kaprow, and I also took a social psychology […]

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