We are excited to release a snippet of our latest 2d game coming soon to ios and Android.
Stay Tuned for more information.........................
Having explored the idea of spatial gaming over the last 4 years, we are continually pushing the boundaries of gaming and art to transform physical space into playgrounds that can be experienced through new gaming techniques.
Hermaton Update on google play and App store, which has 7 new levels that work with the cone models displayed at Shine Bosch Arts Festival!
You can download and print all the trigger images to create cone models from Here:
Visit the Hermaton Shine page for more information.
We are excited to launch our latest ARki for the Porter School of Environmental Studies- which will be exhibited at the Ecological Ripples Exhibition in Tel Aviv. The app showcases the sustainable design agenda of the building in Augmented Reality, and can now be downloaded on the app store:
Snapshots of the ARki PSES app on display at the Ecological Ripples Exhibition- courtesy of Geotectura.
For more Information about the project please visit the ARki PSES project page
What's so interesting about seeing an architectural model in AR?
Well for those of you that haven't come across the technology, it's a really interesting medium to describe the narrative behind the design process in an interactive manner. ARki was a starting point to see how we could take all these architectural models that exist already in every design firm and convert them into tools which allow the user to explore the design in a more immersive way. Ideally the challenge was predominantly concerned with design communication of architectural drawings, and how you could package architectural models for a mass audience. We weren't just concerned with illustrating 3-D models in augmented reality alone, the main focus of this product was to create bespoke interactive solutions that really explain the narrative of the design in an innovative way.
We had lots of fun showcasing ARki at Taiyuan University of Technology (China) to all the architecture students.
The last few Months we have been very busy spreading the word on how great ARki is for architects! here are a couple of snapshots of our presentations at Ian Simpson Architects and CGL.
Arki is an Augmented Reality service for real-time visualisation of architectural models. By incorporating AR technology within the architectural design process, ARki is able to visualise 3d models for both design and presentation purposes, helping to create an immersive visualisation technique with multiple layers of interactivity. ARki can be deployed on any ios/ android device which allows the user to explore 3d data with an added level of navigational freedom. The spatial nature of ARki provides real-time architectural visualisation which has several benefits in design communication for a multitude of architectural projects.
ARki showcases key interactive functionalities, including real-time shadow analysis, and material selection, by simply overlaying 3d models/information onto existing floorplans/siteplans. By viewing models in Augmented reality ARki also provides an added functionality to capture and record custom views of models in both movie and 2d still format. This allows users to save or share their recorded visualisations via email or social media directly from within ARki.
To create custom applications for architectural propositions, we incorporate 3d models and plans within the ARki framework, using leading AR technology, to create bespoke interactive applications based on each individual architectural project.
For any additional information about ARki please visit the ARki project page.
We are so excited to announce that Hermaton has won an Auggie for best AR mobile App at AWE2013!!!!! thanks for all the votes!
Some Highlights from Augmented World Expo 2013, where we exhibited Hermaton at room scale!
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