Technology

A Quick Practical Guide To Augmented Reality

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As technology becomes more accessible, powerful, and versatile, the way we interact with it is changing. We are flooded with stories about how augmented reality (AR) is revolutionizing all kinds of industries relevant to our everyday lives, including: navigation, advertising, and healthcare. Two additional areas at the leading edge of this revolution are gaming and…

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A Guide to Image Recognition (IR) Technology

What is IR? IR stands for “Image Recognition”, and that’s exactly what it allows your phone camera to do – recognize images! In addition to GPS Missions, Agents of Discovery offers IR Trigger Missions. These use image recognition technology to unlock Challenges (instead of using your physical location). GPS Missions- players unlock Challenges by walking…

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Introducing the AR Picker Challenge!

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Here at Agents of Discovery, we are always experimenting with cool new technologies. Sometimes, we even build them! That’s why we are so excited to announce the launch of a new Augmented Reality (AR) Challenge called AR Picker. Let’s start with a quick walk-through of how it works: 1) This challenge type allows an educator…

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Mission Maker Update Guide

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Challenge and Challenge Library Selectors Both the ‘My Challenges’ page and the ‘Challenge Library’ have a new, more robust system featuring powerful searching/filtering, integrated Challenge previewing, and Challenge review features.   Here are the details: Creating and importing a Challenge has been separated from the previous ‘Add a Challenge’ drop-down format into two appropriately labelled…

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