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Google looks to reboot AR with Project Niantic and Ingress

0. phoneArena 15 Nov 2012, 21:09 posted on

Since smartphones have become more and more location aware with GPS signals, and high-res camera's, augmented reality (AR) has been something of a gimmick. It's fun to show off interesting things like Layar, or there may be a simple game based on collecting things around town. But, with its first foray into game development, Google is looking to reboot AR with Project Niantic and a game called Ingress...

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posted on 15 Nov 2012, 21:30 9

1. Samsomesh (Posts: 180; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)


That's great.!! This is what iNNOVATION.!!

posted on 16 Nov 2012, 06:13 1

9. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1064; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


Iys no surprise mate!
Google = Innovation!

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 21:33 2

2. Chugunn (Posts: 10; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)


Nobody is going to comment on this huh?A city wide game?

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 21:53 8

3. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2647; Member since: 26 May 2011)


Worldwide even...

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 22:05 2

4. Chugunn (Posts: 10; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)


That would be so amazing,would travel even more just to get more knowledge.

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 22:14

5. zzzzz (Posts: 18; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


gimmick..!

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 22:33 5

6. Cyan3boN (Posts: 425; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)


Google is no more a search giant. they are the biggest tech giants as of now. All hail king GOOGLE....

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 23:27 2

7. seanjohnusa91 (Posts: 30; Member since: 01 Nov 2011)


Dear Google, Invite me. Thank you

posted on 16 Nov 2012, 03:03 1

8. _Bone_ (Posts: 2103; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)


What about AR navigation teased in the 4.2 video a month back?

posted on 29 Nov 2012, 12:58

10. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 845; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


Does anyone have an invite? I'm still waiting on mine.

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