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Ferrari is known for its thoroughbred racing heritage, beautiful design and appetite for bringing cutting edge innovation to their cars. Now though, Ferrari is taking that same love for technology outside of the car, and putting it in the showroom with a new application rolled out in Japan and Australia. In conjunction with develop ZSpace, Ferrari has created an awesome showroom companion that overlays cinematic 3D animations right onto the vehicles themselves. Not only are the visuals extremely impressive – what is going on “under the hood” of the application is also at the cutting edge. By Making use of Metaio’s proprietary 3D tracking technology, the application render Hollywood style … Continued
Although the WIP team was a woman down at MWC this year(thanks to Caroline’s broken leg — the perils of hiking in New Zealand!), the rest of the team still made sure we brought the best of the event to developers. The highlight of the week, of course, was the WIP Developer Smackdown Live and our Jameoke Party, both held on Wednesday, March 4 at the Fabrica Moritz brewery in central Barcelona. The brewery, built in 1856, provided a wonderful backdrop for the day’s festivities. A bonus of doing events there is the fresh beer, brewed on-site! We kicked off with a panel discussing Hardware and Wearable Development and Prototyping, sponsored … Continued