September 1, 2011 · 6:00 PM
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On the first Thursday of the month, Layar hosts Augmented Reality Thursday (ART). The objective of this monthly event is to inspire and update people about the current field of Augmented Reality and Layar's position within it.
Next to that, we want to connect developers, publishers, brands and (of course) our employees to exchange stories, visions and ideas. The setting is very informal (so NO chairs, long presentations or tea-breaks), and the event is free (plus, we supply the beer, wine and snacks) so it's always a lot of fun!
We took a short break from hosting ART this summer while bearing down on some exciting new projects, but we're back with a vengeance on September 1!
Speaking of those "exciting projects," this coming ART features an introduction by Layar Co-founder and General Manager
Maarten Lens-FitzGerald as well as a presentation about the new
Layar Vision beta from our R&D department's
Michael Hofmann. Also, just added to the lineup, ARtist
Sander Veenhof will showcase one of his new projects,
Augmentizer, that he recently introduced at the Lowlands Festival. Come check out the demo, ask questions, and tell us what you think!
After this (as we don't like to hear ourselves talk and are very curious to hear what
you are working on), we'll resume asking the community to give a short presentation or two each month. If you'd like to present at one of our ART events, please drop us an email at
See you at ART!