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Mission

Augmentaio is your One-Stop-Shop for State-of-the-Art Augmented Reality application conception and development on Smart devices, PC´s and Wearables. With over 7 years of experience, we know how to convert your idea into an Augmented Reality experience with real added value. We see our task in the development of long-term relationships with key account customers to build applications on a large variety of hardware platforms. This includes hardware like Microsoft HoloLens, ODG glasses or RealWear. Our team supports and accompanies customers during the whole project planning phase, the project management and the rollout of the AR project. In this fast growing market, we are always up to date and can consult our customers to use various opportunities at their best.

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The History of Augmented Reality

  Basis of Augmented Reality: Tool Usage The perhaps first augmented reality system as we understand it now is made by Ivan Sutherland in 1968. But the fundamental concepts of augmented reality (AR) are significantly older: In principle AR means a technological extended perception of the physical reality in real time. Therefore a tool provides […]

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Augmented Reality Frameworks

In computer programming, a software framework is an abstraction in which software providing generic functionality can be selectively changed by additional user-written code, thus providing application-specific software. A software framework provides a standard way to build and deploy applications. A software framework is a universal, reusable software environment that provides particular functionality as part of […]

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Augmentaio in Qatar

In the arabic country Qatar the preparations for the FIFA World Cup in 2022 work at full speed. In and around the capital city Doha modern soccer stadiums grow like mushrooms after the rain. Also logisticly it is a giant task to fulfill to direct thousands of soccer fans to their seats, food stands, taxi […]

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AR Glasses – An Overview

Here is an overview of AR glasses on the market right now. Some of them are well known and often discussed – some seem to be unknown. ODG R-7 The AR glasses ODG R-7 is made by the American design group Osterhout. The 3D enabled glasses offer both VR and AR, look similar to normal […]

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Data Privacy Statement

scope This Privacy Policy is intended to inform the users of this website in accordance with European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator Augmentaio GmbH. The website operator takes your privacy very seriously and will treat your personal information […]

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Which Areas of Application is Augmented Reality Suitable for?

Augmented reality and augmented virtuality are future technologies but already today they get employed successfully across all sectors of professional and private areas of application. In the following we want to introduce you to some examples of mixed reality solutions from different fields of business and applications.   Industry & production In the age of […]

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AR-Recap 4th of May 2018: HoloChess, Apple AR Glasses and Harry Potter

May the force/fourth be with you! Today on international Star Wars day you can play the iconic HoloChess from the movies. http://bit.ly/HoloChess Speaking of games and especially board games. They might change a lot in the near future. A number of startups  making well known games more immersive. Augmented Reality will allow you to play with […]

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AR-Recap 29th of March 2018: Sience Fiction, Space Exploration and Games

A long weekend is ahead of us and here are some AR-related links that will keep you entertained. The Sience Fiction movie “Ready Player One” (here is the trailer) is in cinemas right now and showing a world where most people are immersed in the virtual world “Oasis”. Somewhat dystopian and somewhat exciting it creates […]

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AR-Recap 23rd of March 2018: Google Maps API, Hand Tracking and Dada Art

It is friday! An exciting week has passed us. A lot happened in the world of augmented reality. Here is a recap:   Google has revealed a new set of tools that will allow developers to easily create mixed reality games using Maps data. Google Maps API brings its extensive Maps data to Unity, turning buildings, […]

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Augmentaio at the Internet World Expo in Munich

Two weeks ago the Augmentaio team was at the Internet World Expo in Munich. This Expo with more than 17.000 visitors focused on E-commerce and new forms of marketing. It is the largest E-Commerce event in Europe and it is growing as fast as the trading volume of online trades. 2017 e-commerce was able to increase […]

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We will be at the Internet World Expo 2018

On the 6th and 7th of March 2018 the Internet World Expo will open its doors in Munich exhibition hall 5 and 6. The event with focus on eLogistics, Social Media, Usability, Online Marketing, Multi Channel, E-Payment and Usability already takes place since 1997 and is the leading E-Commerce fair in Europe. Among more than 6.000 […]

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AR Basketball – current highscores und interactive preview

Stay up to date! Are you still among the top 10? Here is for all computer users (Mac and PC), a preview of our iOS app, including highscore tables and ARKit tutorial: Note: Starting the WebApp may take up to 20 seconds, depending on computer performance and browser. Support on all browsers is not guaranteed, […]

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AR Basketball – free download in AppStore. Now!

Right after the ARKit release, Augmentaio published ARBasketball in the iOS App Store. AR-Basketball is a new innovative Augmented Reality Basketball Game, based on Apple’s new ARKit technology. With AR-Basketball, you shoot hoops more realistically than ever before. Rise up to different challenges like – Time Runner – the famous Around the World – and […]

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Management

CEO

Sascha Kiener

  • Founder und CEO bei Augmentaio GmbH
  • ehem. Key Account Manager bei Metaio GmbH
  • B.A. in Media Management von der Köln Business School
  • MSc in International Management vom ESE London Campus

COO

Thomas Reichl

  • Co-Founder und COO von Augmentaio GmbH
  • ehem. Manager Commercial Operations at SES
  • Studium an der University of California, Los Angeles & Tsinghua University in Beijing
  • B.Sc. in Business Administration von der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

Jobs

We are always keen to hear from dynamic and successful professionals who want to play their part in realizing new exciting projects with cutting edge technology.

Interested? Then send us a full CV and application with relevant supporting information, together with an indication of the salary level you expect and possible starting date.

About AR

Augmented Reality – Definition and demarcation

Augmented Reality (or short AR) refers to the computer based extension of reality perception. In general this additional information can extend any of the human sensory organs. Currently however most of the time the expansion of visual information is understood, that makes through superimposition additional information available. A well known example is during football broadcasts the superimposition of circles, lines and distance measurements by free kicks for the television viewer.

What is the difference between Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality?

The reality-virtuality-continuum shows the gradual transition of the normal reality to the virtual reality and its intermediate steps from left to right.

  • Reality: Real representation of objects and persons in real time.
  • Augmented Reality (AR): Real representation with additional information for example with startphones or AR-glasses such as Microsoft HoloLens,…
  • Augmented Virtuality (AV): Virtual spaces with displayed real objects and persons for example remote diagnostics of an faulty aircraft drive via a pair of VR-glasses and superimposed image data of the real engine that is physically far away.
  • Virtual Reality (VR): Virtual spaces with virtual objects and virtual people.

Augmented reality and augmented virtuality are also called Mixed Reality because they contain both real and virtual elements.

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