Tag Archives: user research

AR horizon scanning and Big Data

Augmented Reality has established itself over the last few years as an emerging technology without appearing to generate enough momentum to galvanise mainstream adoption, that is until now. I predict this will rapidly change as “Big Data” becomes increasingly prevalent and easy to integrate with developing technologies and hardware. If we look at the themes … Read more

SCARLET+ ‘What has it got in its Pockets-es?’ – introducing Augmented Reality to students without getting them lost in the dark.

I have to report that my first attempt to introduce the ‘Voices In Your Pocket’ app. to University of Sussex students was less than a roaring success. At the end of November I packed an archive box with three iPads and folders containing print-outs of the trigger image and basic how-to-instructions and took it into … Read more

Rise of the (portable) machines

As the proliferation of tablet and handheld devices showcased at CES 2012 attest, mobile devices are big business. A growing number of consumers are turning away from what they perceive to be a restrictive desktop environment in a bid to be connected 24/7. The release of faster processors(Acer Iconia Tab A700 has a quad core) … Read more