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Old 16th August 2013, 07:30   #1
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Default Audi's Augmented Reality App. Blows the regular owner's manual away

Just came across this new app. The technique for doing this has been around for a while and their are app's where you can take a photograph of just about anything and your phone will go onto the internet to find relevant information.

This is very specific for a particular car. Still, I think it's pretty cool


If you can’t tell your car’s dipstick from its gear stick, Audi’s latest app is for you.
The car company has created an augmented reality app for the iPhone that gives Audi owners the lowdown on their cars’ internals, helping them identify buttons and knobs in ways their cars’ boring paper manuals never could.
For a lot of commonly recognized features, the app will be fairly unnecessary, but it’s easy to see how it could come in handy for less obvious under-the-hood components — like the location of a car’s coolant expansion tank, for example.
Created by German AR company Metaio (which also created Ikea's .... .... ...


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Old 17th August 2013, 23:26   #2
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That's interesting. It would be even more interesting for the first few months / years as owners/users try to use this feature.

What impressed me more than the AR feature is that Audi Germany has actually answered some of the queries on the video.
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