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    AR Weekly | April 16 | 2021

    Posted by Liisa Mathlin on 16.4.2021

    Augmented reality helps in preserving history and enables you to create your own trip down the memory-lane.

    Also, a new player enters the AR glasses game, and Audi adds AR to its windshields.

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    Topics: AR News, Culture, AR Technology

    AR Weekly | March 26 | 2021

    Posted by Liisa Mathlin on 26.3.2021

    The most valuable part of Art is that it creates an emotional connection between past experiences or future hopes and the environment and its people. That connection is difficult to transform into virtual, but immersive technologies might change things.

    Also, Nintendo and Samsung are making moves to put AR in the hands of the vast audience.

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    Topics: AR News, Culture, AR Technology, Entertainment

    AR Weekly | March 19 | 2021

    Posted by Liisa Mathlin on 19.3.2021

    Looking Glass teams up with Reggie Watts to make augmented reality art holdable.

    Also, Facebook is working on a wristband to interact with and control the digital world, and an arcade classic Space Invaders is making a come-back as an AR mobile game.

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    Topics: AR News, Culture, AR Technology

    AR Weekly | March 12 | 2021

    Posted by Liisa Mathlin on 12.3.2021

    Go on an augmented Easter egg hunt with Cadbury!

    Also, Google released an interactive electronic music exhibition for educational and entertainment purposes and adds depth support for dual cameras to ARCore.

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    Topics: AR News, Culture, AR Technology, Entertainment

    Manors of Kouvola in augmented reality

    Posted by Liisa Mathlin on 9.3.2021

    Kouvola city museum Poikilo exhibits the life in Kouvola, Finland, starting from the 17th century in its newest exhibition, Manors of Kouvola. The daily lives and the festivities at the noble manors peek through from the times passed into today.

    The exhibition also features an augmented reality route. The visitors get to see a glance from the history of Kymenlaakso and its people brought into today.

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    Topics: Case study, Culture

    AR Weekly | February 5 | 2021

    Posted by Liisa Mathlin on 5.2.2021

    Here's a fun collection of cool AR applications for your entertainment!

    A kabuki performance in AR, immersive gin bottle labels, and augmented reality assistance from telecom companies for their customers.

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    Topics: AR News, Culture, AR Technology, Entertainment

    Welcome to Hell! Kalevi Helvetti virtual art gallery

    Posted by Liisa Mathlin on 22.12.2020

    This year has brought many challenges to visual artists. How to reach the audience when galleries are closed, and people won't leave their homes?

    The global lockdown has accelerated the development and adoption of technology. Not only in communication but also in the entertainment and arts field. Immersive technologies have made it possible for people everywhere to interact with their favorite artists, even while physically apart. 

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    Topics: Case study, Culture, AR Technology, Entertainment

    AR Weekly | November 13 | 2020

    Posted by Liisa Mathlin on 13.11.2020

    Feels like the whole year has been a continuous bad-luck-day. Actually, only today, it's Friday the 13th in 2020. But, here we have some positive AR news to share!

    This week brings us an AR DJ set from David Guetta, holographic sports broadcasts, an XR app for on-set direction, an AR smoke sculpture, Nreal's AR glasses set to launch in Japan, and Cadillac joining the AR display club. That's quite a lot, so let's dive in!

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    Topics: AR News, Culture, AR Technology, Entertainment

    Displaying art is at the dawn of new: Jani Leinonen virtual art gallery

    Posted by Liisa Mathlin on 9.11.2020

    The infamous year of 2020 has changed almost everything in our lives - at least the cultural aspect. Galleries and museums are struggling with the loss of audience and visual artists from not displaying their work. 

    Today, we're at the dawn of something new, as a visual artist Jani Leinonen is one of the first in the frontline to try out a novel way of displaying art.

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    Topics: Case study, Culture, AR Technology

    AR Weekly | October 16 | 2020

    Posted by Liisa Mathlin on 16.10.2020

    This week's augmented reality insights bring us both tech and entertainment. AR indeed goes many ways and works in many applications!

    Amazon launches a Halloween AR experience so you can become a pumpkin yourself, Apple takes another step towards the future of AR, and virtual voguing and razzle-dazzle.

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    Topics: AR News, Culture, AR Technology, Entertainment

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