ICEsoft is pleased to announce the availability of BridgeIt!
Augmented Reality Shopping
Augmented Reality Forms is new (but experimental) and is coming up in ICEmobile 1.3. There are a lot of potential applications, but one that appeals to nearly everyone is an Augmented Reality Shopping Cart. You can see it in action here:
There ... read more
ICEmobile Locations with Google Latitude
Location, Location, Location
If you are a smartphone user or developing software for mobile devices, being able to figure out the current location of a device is an important feature. Locating a restaurant, getting driving directions, checking in at a pub, finding your friends – these all rely on some way of calculating where you and your device currently are on the planet.< ... read more
ICEmobile in JAX Magazine
ICEmobile is featured in the latest (free) issue of JAX Magazine:
In the future, will we be seeing life through Android-powered Google Glass headsets? Perhaps, but with a couple of JSF components existing smartphones can already do augmented reality pretty well. As Ted Goddard demonstrates in this month’s ... read more
ICEmobile on the BlackBerry Z10
At last, we have obtained a BlackBerry Z10 from the good folks at Telus (thanks to Rob). Without question, this is the best BlackBerry yet. It is a well constructed, modern smartphone with all of the required features for building interesting applications (front and rear cameras, accelerometer, gyroscope, and high resolution display).
It will be fun to try out the various BlackBerry Ap ... read more
123D Creature and ICEmobile Augmented Reality
It turns out that it is compatible: as you’ll see in the video, we can easily create 3D mod ... read more
Why Upgrade from ICEfaces 1.8 to ICEfaces 3.2?
From time to time we have customers ask us why they should consider upgrading their application from running on ICEfaces version 1.8 to version 3.2. They are curious as to what the differences and added benefits are between the two major release platforms. I thought it might be worth trying to summarize the differences here:
- 350 New Features and Enhancements: In addition ... read more
Why HTML5 Is Not Enough
As enterprises begin to explore their options for extending IT infrastructure into the mobile space, one of the questions we often hear is “Why not just develop my solution using HTML5?”. I’ll take a stab at answering that, and describe how ICEmobile add ... read more
123D Augmented Reality?
One of the missing pieces in developing Augmented Reality applications is the creation of the objects themselves. Autodesk has released 123D Creature, a creature editor for the iPad. According to the specifications, it is capable of .OBJ file export, precisely the input file type supported by ... read more