DAQRI Acquires AR Pioneer ARToolworks

Categories:General, Technology

DAQRI announced that it has acquired ARToolworks, the company behind the popular open-source ARToolKit Libraries. As part of this acquisition, DAQRI will now make ARToolKit’s commercial Pro tools available for free under an open source license. The company says it will continue to invest in ARToolKit, too. The cross-platform ARToolKit SDK empowers programmers to develop augmented [...]

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MuseumNext 2014 Recap: shaping the future of museums

Categories:Conferences

From June 18 – June 20 the sixth edition of MuseumNext, Europe’s big conference on innovation and technology in museums, took place in Newcastle (UK). Three days of presentations and workshops with people from all around the world who are shaping the future of museums. TWNKLS attended the conference, not only to enjoy the inspiring [...]

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Virtual Showroom: Tools that help you sell more using 3D Augmented Reality visualization

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Virtual Showroom applications: tools that help you sell more using AR visualization. The key to selling more products is helping your customer understand how something could benefit him/her and visualization is very important in this process. By presenting a future situation in a hyper-realistic way, customers find it easier to make a choices. Customers want [...]

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Software demos from the lab

Categories:General, Lab

TWNKLS is helping to shape the Augmented Reality landscape. A couple of wonderful projects have been delivered based on the newest technologies in our field. We continuously develope new solutions on the interface of interaction and technology. In our Lab we are applying new forms of Object Recognition, tracking and 3D visualization that result in [...]

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Devices tested in our lab

Categories:General, Lab

TWNKLS is helping to shape the Augmented Reality landscape. A couple of wonderful projects have been delivered based on the newest technologies in our field. Many thanks to our hardware partners for making it possible. Depth camera for mobile We are happy to be among the first developers of the first 3D Sensor for mobile: [...]

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SculptAR: 3D sculpting in AR

One of the unique capabilities of augmented reality on smartphones and tablets is that, for the first time in the history of the world, hundreds of millions of people carry a device in their pockets capable of “6DOF” tracking. 6DOF stands for 6 Degrees of Freedom: the device’s movements can be tracked when it rotates [...]

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Real-time projection mapping (II)

This post from the lab reports on a personal project of the author: to augment the ‘Girls Night Out’ event at City Life Church The Hague, held on two nights in October 2012. A 3D projection mapping was performed, using two digital projectors, to add visuals to the decor on stage. Videos of each of the [...]

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De Scheepvaartkrant: “AR ook toepasbaar in de scheepvaart”

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In De Scheepvaartkrant (onafhankelijk vakblad voor de Rijn-, binnen-, passagiers- en kustvaart, scheepsbouw en toeleveringsbedrijven) van 18 december 2013 is een artikel opgenomen over TWNKLS en de toepasbaarheid van Augmented Reality in de scheepvaart. twnkls | augmented realityMore Posts – Website

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Museum at the market square: history conserved

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How can you breathe life into the past when much of it has been lost? The city of Spijkenisse wanted to revive part of its history based on the collective memory of local people. A 3D museum in Augmented Reality seemed to be the method to glue all the scraps of memory together and reconstruct [...]

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Bordersessions Technology Festival

Yesterday we went to Bordersessions, a new technology festival in the Hague. This festival is a mixture of new technology, innovation, media, art and music. It’s their ambition to become like the SXSW festival in the USA. Lieve SmeuldersUX designerMore Posts – Website – Twitter

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