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Augmented reality is fun and all, but holding your phone to your face always seemed, to us, like too much effort. Layar agrees, which is why the outfit has now brought its AR secret sauce to Google Glass. Once the APK is installed, saying "OK Glass, scan this" will see the head-mounted wearable fi...

March 20th 2014 at 10:33am 0 Comments
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Layar's no stranger to the AR game. The company's been acting as an enabler of sorts, putting its Player and Creator dev tools into the hands of the masses across iOS and Android for some time. Now, the outfit's making Stiktu -- a social app that attaches augmented reality tags on everyday objects...

June 13th 2012 at 3:07am 0 Comments
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BlackBerry 7 OS is coming soon but, to take advantage of all those fancy features like NFC and the digital compass (ok, some of them aren't that fancy), devs are going to need some new APIs -- enter the BlackBerry 7 Java SDK. Creators of BlackBerry apps can go download the beta of the new softwar...

June 1st 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Layar's been the go-to platform for augmented reality on Android since 2009, bringing you the useful, the creepy, and the just plain weird -- and now it's unleashing the beast on iOS, again (it's already available as a dedicated app). The Netherlands-based company just launched Layar Player, a fre...

January 29th 2011 at 8:52am 0 Comments
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Layar's approach to bringing augmented reality to the masses is unique. Instead of writing isolated AR apps, Layar provides a very real augmented reality platform onto which content owners can layer (or layar) their data resulting in a richer experience when viewing the world through your Android o...

December 3rd 2009 at 4:51am 0 Comments
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Every so often an app comes along that you just get excited about. Well, I'm excited about the Layar Reality Browser [iTunes link], and even better: it's free! This app has been available on the Android platform, and iPhone users have been eagerly awaiting it. Wait no more. The Layar app will on...

October 15th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The Layar Reality Browser for Android has already managed to stir up quite a bit of interest in its current state, but it looks like the mad geniuses behind it aren't about to rest on their slightly augmented laurels just yet, and they've now announced that they're adding full 3D capabilities to th...

September 23rd 2009 at 3:13am 0 Comments
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The Layar Reality Browser for Android has already managed to stir up quite a bit of interest in its current state, but it looks like the mad geniuses behind it aren't about to rest on their slightly augmented laurels just yet, and they've now announced that they're adding full 3D capabilities to th...

September 23rd 2009 at 3:13am 0 Comments