Turns out Photosynth is pretty good at recording large displays that are too big to get on one image.
All I wanted to do here was record the reasons behind going for this device rather than the Nintendo DSi as it might be interesting to look back in 12 months to see what she’s done with it; has she enjoyed it, does she regret not getting the Nintendo, is she getting things from it we didn’t anticipate.
It throws up 2 tricky questions for me, though…
Following on from last week’s post on augmented reality, watching this video made me realise that AR needs to work differently if it’s going to be realy useful. It’s not enough to be direction and distance aware. The app somehow needs to be able to see the world as humans see it.
I’ve been having my first foray into the world of augmented reality via the iPhone. Although the current generation of apps looks promising I feel we’re still a away from making AR really exciting, accessible and cool.
A friend recently asked for my thoughts on what impact I thought HTML5 would have on Adobe and the quick answer is I haven’t the foggiest. I have, though been favouriting some blog posts and web stuff about it as I try to catch up with the rest of the world and I though I’d share some. It’s not comprehensive, but it’s a start.
I’m going all gooey about AudioBoo at the moment. It’s sat around in the perpiphery of my vision for a while now but in the last month or so I’ve started to see it as a really useful addition to my network of tools, especially now I’m a JesusPhone user.
Here’s why I’m gushing…
Last week Will , Steve and myself from Netskills… went down to this year’s Eduserv Symposium in London. It was on the theme of The Mobile University and it was a thoroughly enjoyable learning experience.
The slides and videos are
It’s not often I write about bits of kit but I’ve been having a bit of fun with this wee gem for a few days now. The i-gotU tracker has been around for a little while and has previously featured on MerlinJohn but we got our grubby mitts on one last week.