The philosophy behind Google Glass

  • Joe
  • knowledge
  • 2 Comments

A lot has been written about Google Glass, so we’ll try not to repeat it here. Let’s start from what we know: It’s an Android device It has great potential for many things It remains to be seen if it will be socially validated, due to -possible- privacy issues Google as a company has several…

Welcome Windows 8 readers!

  • Joe
  • us
  • 1 Comment

We’ve just released Mollejuo’s AR views, which is our Windows 8 App reader for our blog. In this way people with Windows 8 tablets & computers have an improved experience of reading this wonderful blog 🙂 Enjoy!    

Post-pc era confirmed

  • Joe
  • knowledge
  • 1 Comment

Some years ago, Steve Jobs proclaimed the post-pc era. While the PC (including Macs) were not dead, that trend seemed certain. One way to certify this trend in technology is when advances comes first within certain types of technologies, in this case, advances are coming live first on mobile than on PCs. The same way…

Terra Icons for Windows Phone

  • Joe
  • us
  • No Comments

Continuing our changes and expansion, we’ve just published our first Windows Phone app, its called Terra Icons. As with the Icons apps, its purpose is to help guide people looking for the landmarks of a city. And while we continue in our quest against maps, for the time being this one is map based. I’m…

Wikitude, our new partners

  • Joe
  • us
  • No Comments

As we have mentioned before, our Icon apps are evolving. Thus in this process we need to enhance our AR experience, to do so we’ve partnered with Wikitude, which we think offer the best AR experience related with geolocation, which is where the Icon Apps thrive! Why Wikitude? Well … A more straightforward API It’s…

Apps 4 Ottawa

  • Joe
  • us
  • No Comments

We are participating on the Apps 4 Ottawa competition. This objective of this competition is to promote the use of Open Data provided by the city. In our case, our apps were basically made without the use of Open Data, however they’re still for Ottawa, so they comply 🙂 We’ve submitted two of our apps:…

Icon apps improvements

  • Joe
  • Events
  • 2 Comments

Our series of Icon apps have been growing slowly but surely. Initially we started with Boston, continuing to Washington D.C. to then transform them into the Icon series that today covers more than a dozen iconic cities around the world. With this grow it has come the time to unify them under a similar UX,…

So you wanna be a startup…

  • Joe
  • entrepreneurship, knowledge
  • 2 Comments

Some years ago Google released Google Docs, which was a free web version of the Office suite Microsoft offers. While Google Docs was certainly more limited than MS Office, it was functional enough to work with it, and (on top of all) sharing data and documents via Web was possible (MS Office didn’t allow that…

AR on a chip explained

  • Joe
  • knowledge
  • 2 Comments

Last week Metaio announced with great -and justified- fanfare the first AR Engine. This engine is going to be manufactured in tandem with ST-Ericsson. So, what is it all about? Let it be said that we -obviously- embrace and welcome any advantages in the AR world. The more improvements, the better. Indeed Metaio and ST-Ericsson…

Online location, a second look

  • Joe
  • knowledge
  • 1 Comment

Some time ago I shared my thoughts on designing and deploying an app that would work under the offline concept (no connection to the internet necessary) or online one (connection to the internet necessary). Well, during my visit to Innsbruck the experience reassured me to follow the online route. In short, online is easier on…

This website uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience.