TITLE

Digital Immersion: Augmenting Places With Stories And Information

AUTHOR(S)
LIEBHOLD, MIKE
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the potential of augmented reality (AR) applications on different digital media technologies. Through the use of several applications like Layar, Wikitude and Junaio, AR on smartphone allows people to view hyperlinked media on their phone device. There has been a growing number of location-based page map data, geocoded Web pages and live sensor data that can be viewed using mobile phone's augmented reality applications. These include the Keyhole Markup Language, a map description language used by Google Maps and Google Earth. The tools and possible uses of AR in journalism are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
51917669

 

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