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82 Augmented Reality Creations

From Visceral Online Runways to Hands-On Building Apps

— November 7, 2011 — Tech
The line between the real world and the digital world continues to blur with these augmented reality creations continuously making waves. Now digital elements of a fantasy world can have all the appearance of walking through real world everyday environments. This innovative technology has given rise to a slew of games, helped woman avoid the harsh lighting of a retail fitting room, and taught kids to read in fun and active ways.

From LEGO building apps to interactive tattoos, this relatively new form of gadgetry has already made a lasting impact on everyday culture. With technology advancing at the speed of light, who knows how these augmented reality creation will change and develop, but it is likely the results will be mind-blowing.

Strongly illustrating just how much the world has changed, these augmented reality creations are likely just the tip of the ice berg when it comes to this budding technology.
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Activity
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Stunning Sorting Apps
Stunning Sorting Apps
ShelvAR App Uses Augmented Reality to Arrange Library Books
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81
Democratic Digital Tools
Democratic Digital Tools
MixAr App Allows Anybody to Create Their Own Augmented Reality Content
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80
Augmented Reality Worlds
Augmented Reality Worlds
Keiichi Matsuda Shows Us the Future in 'Augmented City'
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79
Inspirational Respiratory Apps
Inspirational Respiratory Apps
The Lungs App by SapientNitro Gives Smokers a Look at the Damage
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78
Article-Locating Apps
Article-Locating Apps
The Rizla Augmented Reality Festival App is Perfect for Events
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77
Augmented Reality Easter Apps
Augmented Reality Easter Apps
The Junaio AR Browser for iPhone Reveals Mysterious Sightings
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76
Augmented Vision Apps
Augmented Vision Apps
Dan Kaminsky Helps Vision Through 'DanKam'
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75
Voice-Activated Art Apps
Voice-Activated Art Apps
The Konstruct App Usues Augmented Reality to Create 3D Artwork
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74
Marvelous Movie Apps
Marvelous Movie Apps
Augmented Reality Cinema Displays Movies Filmed All Around You
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73
Global Augmented Reality Art
Global Augmented Reality Art
The Sander Veenhof ‘Biggar' Reaches All Nations Simulaten
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72
Virtual TV Sizing
Virtual TV Sizing
Sony's Augmented Reality TV Size Guide Makes Finding the Perfect Plasma Easier
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71
Augmented Reality Instruments
Augmented Reality Instruments
Kinect-Controlled Theremin Reworks a Classic Electronic Music-Maker
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70
Augmented Reality Food Apps
Augmented Reality Food Apps
Tag Candy Lets Users Taste Fireworks and Airplanes
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69
Flower Petal Faces
Flower Petal Faces
Jenny Lee's Digital Skins Shows an Individual's True Virtual Identity
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68
Augmented Reality GPS Apps
Augmented Reality GPS Apps
Wikitude Drive Displays Live Video of where you're Going
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67
Augmented Reality Language Apps
Augmented Reality Language Apps
New Horizon Teaches Japanese Students English with a Twist
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66
Visceral Online Runways
Visceral Online Runways
The World's First Augmented Reality Fashion Show Debuts On the Internet
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65
Futuristic Navigation Apps
Futuristic Navigation Apps
The TapNav App Uses Augmented Reality and GPS to Enhance Driving
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64
Candy Packaging Games
Candy Packaging Games
Cadbury 'Quaksmack' is a Deliciously Fun Augmented Reality Game
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63
Mangafied Resort Advertising
Mangafied Resort Advertising
Ohnoya Hotel Says Yes to 'Love Plus'
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62
Augmented T-Shirt Apps
Augmented T-Shirt Apps
Zappar Plays Music When Pointed at a Guitar T-Shirt
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61
Augmented Reality Alien Apps
Augmented Reality Alien Apps
AR Invaders Lets You Defend Your Town From an Alien Invasion
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60
Augmented Reality Movies
Augmented Reality Movies
'The Witness' from 13th Street Universal Puts You in the Movie
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59
Augmented Reality Literature
Augmented Reality Literature
'The Search for WondLa' Brings the 'Daily Prophet' to Life
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58
Augmented Reality Clothing
Augmented Reality Clothing
AR-Tees Let You Watch TV on Your Shirt
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57
Light-Emitting Architecture
Light-Emitting Architecture
The Arclighting Media Facades Video Surveys Brilliant Buildings
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56
Augmented Reality Carvertisements
Augmented Reality Carvertisements
The 2011 Scion tC Game is as Real as it Gets
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55
Heads-Up Holograms
Heads-Up Holograms
True3D, a Virtual Interface System, Wins Munich's Top Navigation Prize
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54
Monster Busting Phone Apps
Monster Busting Phone Apps
The Vodafone Buffer Busters Turns Your City into a Video Game
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53
Hidden Story Apps
Hidden Story Apps
Tagwhat App Unveils the Concealed Narrative Everywhere You Go
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52
Augmented Helipads
Augmented Helipads
Doritos Creates Humongous Augmented Reality Pad
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51
Futuristic Auto Fixing
Futuristic Auto Fixing
BMW, Ford & GM Use Augmented Reality for Car Maintenance
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50
Augmented Reality Driving Apps
Augmented Reality Driving Apps
The Imaginyze App Helps You Drive Safer
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49
Pub-Finding Apps
Pub-Finding Apps
Bulmers Cider Augmented Reality iPhone App Locates Your Next Brew
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48
Augmented Reality Postage
Augmented Reality Postage
Royal Mail Intelligent Stamp Hits UK With Video
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47
Augmented Reality Headphones
Augmented Reality Headphones
The Skullcandy Virtual Room is Sophisticated Online Shopping
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46
Augmented Reality Swimsuits
Augmented Reality Swimsuits
The ImediaC Swimsuit App Lets You Try Before You Buy
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45
Holographic Video Vision
Holographic Video Vision
Laan Labs Augment Actuality Using Kinect
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44
Augmented Reality Books
Augmented Reality Books
Dorling Kindersley Launches Kid's Publications with High-Tech Features
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43
Webcam-Ready Valentines
Webcam-Ready Valentines
Hallmark Introduces Augmented Reality Greeting Cards
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42
Real-Life Board Games
Real-Life Board Games
Foursquaropoly Aims to Unleash 'Monopoly' on Your Life
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41
Augmented Jewelry Applications
Augmented Jewelry Applications
The De Beers 'My Forevermark Fitting' is a Digital Diamond Trial
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40
Reader-Controlled Magazines
Reader-Controlled Magazines
The Esquire Augmented Reality Issue is an Interactive Experience
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39
Augmented Reality Coupon Apps
Augmented Reality Coupon Apps
Valpak Deals App Finds Nearby Discounts With Location Finder
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38
Augmented Reality Deaths
Augmented Reality Deaths
The WWF Tiger T-Shirt Brings Awareness to the Hunted Siberian Tiger
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37
Augmented Reality Avatars
Augmented Reality Avatars
Sony Demos Face Recognition Technology Turns Gaming Into Real Life
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36
Augmented Reality
Augmented Reality
Real And Virtual Actors In One Show
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35
Hands-On Building Apps
Hands-On Building Apps
LEGO Unveils Their First Augmented Reality Game Life of George
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34
Historic Info Apps
Historic Info Apps
'Streetmuseum' Museum of London App Offers a New Perspective on the Old
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33
Augmented Reality Army Glasses
Augmented Reality Army Glasses
The DARPA Hologram Goggles Make Calling in Air Strikes Easier
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32
Augmented Reality Watch Apps
Augmented Reality Watch Apps
The Nuevo Watches App Lets You Try it Before You Buy It
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31
Brew Finder Apps
Brew Finder Apps
The Stella Artois 'Le Bar Guide' App Leads You to Your Favorite Beer
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30
Time-Traveling Tourism
Time-Traveling Tourism
iTacitus' Augmented Reality Turns Phones Into Time Machines
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29
Virtual Reality Meets Home Design
Virtual Reality Meets Home Design
Metaio Technologies' Augmented Reality Software
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28
Virtual Visit Campaigns
Virtual Visit Campaigns
The Lynx Augmented Reality Angels Interactive Ad is Astonishing
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27
Augmented Reality Business Cards
Augmented Reality Business Cards
James Alliban's Tech-Savvy Self-Promotion is Awesome
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26
Pixelated Pirate Fashion
Pixelated Pirate Fashion
The Augmented Reality T-Shirt is One Clever Design
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25
Augmented Reality T-Shirts
Augmented Reality T-Shirts
T-Post 'Rock, Paper Scissors' Shirt Rocks
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24
Futuristic Lifestyle Forecasts
Futuristic Lifestyle Forecasts
Frog Designs' 'Augmented Reality' Predicts Your 2020 Life
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23
Augmented Reality Contacts
Augmented Reality Contacts
Solar Powered LEDs for Your Eyeballs
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22
Augmented Reality Driving Apps
Augmented Reality Driving Apps
The Volkswagen Norway App Guides You Your Way
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21
Augmented Reality Tee Shirts
Augmented Reality Tee Shirts
Squidder's E-Shirt Displays Hologram of Your Last Twitter Post
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20
Interior Organization Apps
Interior Organization Apps
The Easy Feng Shui iPhone App Brings Order to Your Temple
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19
Augmented Reality iPhone Weapons
Augmented Reality iPhone Weapons
You Will Have a Blast With this Trigger-Happy App Gun
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18
Augmented Reality Toys
Augmented Reality Toys
Frantz Larsone's War Game Blends Video Games and Physical Toys
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17
Video Games in Reality
Video Games in Reality
Nintendo Amusement Park Lets You Become Mario or Luigi
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16
Virtual Makeup Mirrors
Virtual Makeup Mirrors
Shiseido Makeup Mirror Lets You Try on Cosmetics With Augmented Reality
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15
3D iPhone Apps
3D iPhone Apps
Orange Telecom Israel Augmented Reality iPhone App
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14
Augmented Reality Changerooms
Augmented Reality Changerooms
TOPSHOP Kinect Allows the Users to Try Clothes On Sans Change Rooms
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13
3D Tech Tatts
3D Tech Tatts
'cranberryzero' Gets Himself a Unique Augmented Reality Tattoo
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12
Augmented Reality Apps
Augmented Reality Apps
The Parrot Ar. Drone is Mindblowing
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11
Violent Interactive Billboards
Violent Interactive Billboards
An Augmented Reality Billboard for Raising Awareness
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10
Augmented Reality Television Apps
Augmented Reality Television Apps
The Metamirror Takes TV to the Next Level
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9
Augmented Reality Dressing Rooms
Augmented Reality Dressing Rooms
The KinectShop Aims to Revolutionize the Retail Experience
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8
Augmented Reality Fairytales
Augmented Reality Fairytales
QR Code Storybooks Are the Way of the Future
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7
Augmented Reality Jewelry Counters
Augmented Reality Jewelry Counters
Virtually Try On the Tacori 18k925 Collection
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6
Fitting Room Simulators
Fitting Room Simulators
Try on Clothes With Tobi.com's Augmented Reality Dressing Room
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5
Interactive Fitting Rooms
Interactive Fitting Rooms
Try on Any Pair of Shoes with the Converse Sampler iPhone App
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4
Augmented Reality Sneakers
Augmented Reality Sneakers
Adidas Originals AR Game Pack Kicks Have AR Codes on the Tongue
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3
Saucy Breastography
Saucy Breastography
The 3DD Book Glorifies the Female Figure
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2
Augmented Reality Tattoos
Augmented Reality Tattoos
Insane Holographic Skin Art by ThinkAnApp is Nerdalicious
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Augmented Reality Retailers
Augmented Reality Retailers
Airwalk Invisible Store can Only be Seen Through Smartphones
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