Archive: May 2013

Augmented Reality Shopping

Posted on Monday, May 13th, 2013 by Cruz Miraback

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:

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ICEmobile in JAX Magazine

Posted on Monday, March 18th, 2013 by Cruz Miraback

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


123D Creature and ICEmobile Augmented Reality

Posted on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 by Cruz Miraback

In a previous post I wondered if 123D Creature could be used to create 3D models for ICEmobile.

It turns out that it is compatible: as you’ll see in the video, we can easily create 3D mod ... read more


123D Augmented Reality?

Posted on Friday, February 15th, 2013 by Cruz Miraback

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


Augmented Reality: ICEmobile with Vuforia

Posted on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 by Cruz Miraback

Without question, the most captivating new feature in ICEmobile is the Augmented Reality marker viewer.

Here is a short demonstration showing how marker-based augmented reality can be easily used within a web application. The application developer simply creates a list of Wavefront .obj files and these are attached to the AR markers according to their index in the list. (This is just mob ... read more


Easy Augmented Reality with ICEmobile

Posted on Monday, June 4th, 2012 by Cruz Miraback

If science fiction is any indicator, future computer user interfaces will include “augmented reality”, where the user’s view is enhanced by application data. Augmented Reality applications are now very easy to develop with ICEmobile using the new <mobi:augmentedReality> component and the ICEmobile client.

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