Category Archives: augmented reality

The future of social networking – a concept investigation with Augmented Reality

Here are some concept designs that myself and ace designer Philip Langley put our heads together to create. It’s an investigation into how social networking may work in the future, focusing on mobile and augmented reality (AR). Our investigations were inspired in particular by these brilliant (AR) concept drawings which I often use in presentations […]

The future of social networking, with augmented reality: Slideshare version

Due to the great response to the original blog post, here’s a powerpoint version of our concept investigation into social networking with augmented reality on your mobile phone. It sums up the key points in a more succinct and visual manner than the original blog post. It’s a fascinating and scary glimpse of what social […]

Future media, Future net, Future mobile: 2010 and beyond

Here is a presentation/prezi I delivered for Jeremy Maggs’ The Annual Conference in Johannesburg last week. It has a 2010 theme: Both in terms of the FIFA Football World Cup and what the web landscape could look like in 2010. I cheated a bit and looked beyond 2010. At the end I included some random […]

Sixth Sense future computing

(Updated with recent TED Talk by Pranav Mistry) Forget cellphone cameras — future interfaces and the future web will be interactive projections. It could also mean the ultimate “convergence” of devices. For example, if the projection is simulating hardware — such as the buttons on your cellphone, a keyboard, a screen or watch interface — […]

A vision of 2019: Interface eye candy

It’s a vision of the future from Microsoft Office Labs. If you’re into interfaces and devices — and how they may look in the future, you’ll love the video below: (You can watch a crisper version too)

The future of mobile computing

I love these images.* It’s a tale of what our future may look like. In many respects it’s happening now, albeit in a crude form, via apps available for the JesusPhone like Locly, AroundMe and Snaptel. Locly and Aroundme instantly provides your phone with relevant information pertaining to your immediate location, aggregated from sources like […]