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Android apps on Blackberry devices

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Blackberry 10 (BB10) is based on the the QNX OS. QNX is a real time OS that’s very good, for the none geeks, real time means that’s really good 🙂 In short, the system react faster to interrupts, and that’s really good thing 🙂 However, as we all know, BB10 has not been able to…

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Effects of Apple buying Metaio

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Well it’s official, Apple bought Metaio. So what could happen? In order to understand better the whole thing is important to know what Metaio (and other SDKs) does. AR SDKs To enable augmented reality (AR) in any app there are three paths to chose: Develop the AR code yourself. Unless the developing of this code…

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Why HoloLens is a game changer for augmented reality?

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Keyword: triggers. Just until recently, computing devices (PCs, tables, smartphones, etc.) needed a physical object or information on where to overlay the augmented reality experience. HoloLens changes all this. As always, it obvious today, but it wasn’t the case until not that long ago. Let’s see … The whole point of AR is to overlay…

Succesful crowdfunding!

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A few weeks ago we started our small but focused crowdfunding campaign. It has successfully finished with a pleasant 110% of the objective amount collected. We would like to thank all of the people who believed in us, we really appreciated! The funds will be used to promote Terra Icons adoption, using several methods like…

Mobile indoor positioning options

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Some time ago we talked about the challenges for indoor location services. At that time Qualcomm proposal seemed interesting. Time has passed and now this offer is a little more mature and -at least- available as a finished product. Still, there’s no standard way to provide indoor location, as it is the case with GPS….

Testing the waters of crowdfunding

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We’ve always been curios about the whole crowdfunding phenomenon. We’ve thought of some ideas to launch, but nothing concrete, until now. We stumble upon this new fellow start-up called Launchleader. We thought it was cool, so we created our respective, concrete and straightforward crowdfunding campaign. Nothing fancy, just the basics. So, please visit the project’s…

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Why Google Glass v1.0 failed?

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Many of us followers and participants of the AR environment followed closely the developments of Google Glass, as it was one of the bastions for expanding AR reach. So, it came as little surprise to us when we heard that this current version of Google Glass was being killed. Google gave it the spin of…

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Telepresence robots

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Recently we had the opportunity to experience and try tele presence robots. With a lot of people working from home, these devices make a very appealing use case. In our situation, we were thousands of KMs away from the office on which we were having our interaction, so it was either the robot, videoconference (Skype)…

One night event with Steve Wozniak

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The board of trade of Metropolitan Montreal has a series on events called International leaders, on which they interview influential people from all around the world. Last night they interviewed one of the founders of Apple Computer, Steve Wozniak. The event was celebrated on Place Des Arts, Montreal, with an attendance of 3000 people, mostly…

Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro

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We think HoloLens is going to push even more for AR. As such, we as pioneers in this area, are following closely the developments of HoloLens. One of the requirements to follow and develop for this product is to have Windows 10, as it’s based on it. Well here it is! Installation There’s not much…