How might we use Augmented Reality (Help me find (pathfinding?) (bathroom,…
How might we use Augmented Reality
check user reviews of..
price, size, build year (etc) of house for sale
"your speed is 11 MPH over limit"
this gas price is XX % below average
historical information ("this building was originally...")
product contents (calories, fat, alcohol %, phtalates)
Rich media augmentation
pre-hear tracks on this album
view trailer for this movie
how does this car sound?
what does this guitar sound like?
unit conversions (fahrenheit -> celcius)
currency (EUR -> USD)
audio ("dispersi per quattro" -> "line up in fours")
text (japanese -> english)
Help me find (pathfinding?)
which subway goes to [destination]
Buy / Sell this item (could simply be done via camera... not necessarily a use case for AR)
Reshopper (your friend Mark is auctioning this)
2nd-hand off eBay (starting at $45)
From Amazon (starting at $129)
Average 2nd-hand price for item is [$$$]
sites you could use
Location aware information (i.e. another type of metadata, really ... and in fact it doesn't really need anything besides GPS :smiley:)
distance to freeway
air pollution level here?
average dB noise level here?
population density here?
how far above sea level are we?
Indian burial ground here?
average yearly precipitation here?
no. of sunny days / year here?
Fun and games
Catching stuff (Pokemon?)
Checkpoints / waypoints
Leaving "digital surprises" for others
Holo-chess (star wars1 style)
Information at different scales
this item is...
insert wire here, to fix the faulty connection
nearest rest room is here
this is your check in desk
your seat is here
your car is parked here
macro / global
this star is Venus
the Sun's path across the sky looks like ...
The eclipse will take place HERE, in X minutes
this mountain is Mont Blanc
That river is the Rhône