Insights July 27th, 2018
In The Future of Time Travel with Augmented Reality we look at using AR to time travel through the public art in public spaces, an incredible construction of what life on a comet looks like, humans building the ability to echolocate, Estonia building the country of the future, and a virtual reality rave.
AR Time Travel in Public Spaces – Graffiti!
Visual demo from Nathan Glitter shows how ARKit-powered Augmented Reality in public spaces can be employed to present changes over time.
Time travel in AR! ⏳✈
The artwork in this public graffiti park changes daily. With the power of #ARKit, it’s possible to see into the past. Built with #ARKit2 on #iOS12. pic.twitter.com/APa2Nj8jdC
— Nathan Gitter (@nathangitter) July 21, 2018
Video from the surface of a comet
Remember Rosetta? That comet-chasing European Space Agency (ESA) probe that deployed (and accidentally bounced) its lander Philae on the surface of Comet 67P? This GIF is made up of images Rosetta beamed back to Earth, which have been freely available online for a while. But it took Twitter user landru79 processing and assembling them into this short, looped clip to reveal the drama they contained.
This DIY Headset Lets You Echolocate Like a Dolphin
Marine scientist Andrew Thaler built a headset that lets you “see” the way dolphins navigate underwater: Not through your eyeballs, or by listening with your eardrums, but with faux-echolocation and bone conduction.
Read more about this strange experiment at Motherboard and Southern Fried Science
Estonia Built the Society of the Future from Scratch
A Virtual Rave in Virtual Reality (VR)
Resident DJ Splorgman’s epic all trance set in TheWaveVR on 7.11.18 was breathtaking!
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