ARhrrrr: Shooter revolution with augmented reality?
ARhrrrr is an "augmented reality” shooter for smartphones with integrated cameras that combines virtual content with real objects.
The ARhrrrr project is a development of the Georgia Tech Augmented Environment Labs at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). This variant of the augmented reality a special 2D game map is combined with virtual 3D objects and figures. The player can use the smartphone to move freely around on the map - even different altitudes are possible. Furthermore even real objects can be integrated into the game.
In the demonstration video a version of Nvidia's forthcoming Tegra is used to run the software. Besides the demanding hardware the energy consumption of such an application is imposes high requirements on the power supply.
For more information see the ARhrrrr website.