Chroma Ventures, the investment company lead by Paddy Burns and Chris van der Kuyl, have joined two other investors in making a $5 million investment in the AR company Blippar.
Abertay University and Dundee-based game developer Pocket Sized Hands are working together to apply video game technology to the farmyard.
A new Edinburgh Napier University spin-out is expanding as it seeks to market a product which brings real-world objects to life in mobile devices. 3FINERY uses and new form of Augmented Reality (AR) technology, it's calling 'Intermediated Reality' to boost customer engagement with remote marketing campaigns, by showing products in innovative new ways. The company... Continue Reading →
The Future Internet Games Competition launched today. Created by Disney and the Future Internet Consortium partners, in association with Abertay University, the competition is looking for experimental pervasive games that enable large groups of people to play together in the real world. Ideas for games making use of technologies such as augmented reality, blending real... Continue Reading →
Augmented Reality is one of those technologies which tends to polarise opinion. Many people scoff and shun the technology as irrelevant to 'proper' games and label it awkward, inconvenient and nothing more than a jumped up QR code. You friendly neighbourhood Scottishgames.net tends more towards the optimistic and impressed side of things. When Augmented Reality... Continue Reading →
Who need lunch, as we take you into the afternoon. Getting Above the Noise With more than 500,000 games and applications on Android, iPhone and other devices, players and developers both need a way to find each other. You’ll meet three companies; GREE, Flurry, and Tapjoy, who are creating global networks and tools for... Continue Reading →
OK, it's a subjective question. Who is the best designer in the UK? Now the team at Zappar have helped answer that question with their new project. Hot on the heels of working with supermodel Solenn Heussaff and some ice cream; a couple of the world's biggest wrestling stars, classic english literature, reinventing greetings cards... Continue Reading →
Development studio and augmented reality experts Red Radiant Media is recruiting. The company is looking for contractors across all roles, with options to extend the role and possibly join the team. We've not covered RRM before, so who is this new studio? According to the company: Red Radiant Media is based in sunny Dundee, Scotland.... Continue Reading →