SREngine Goes Public

It’s been a while since we last visited one of my favorite AR application, Sein Kanemura’s SREngine, and my, how it has grown!
What started as an AR browser-like image recognition based project, has now been released as a “Point&Find” like application for the iPhone. Available for free on the Japanese App Store, Eigaru, powered by SREngine, enables to look at movie posters and see associated trailers and reviews:

Now correct me if I’m wrong (I don’t have an iPhone), it does look like Eigaru works by analyzing the video input, and I thought that the API does not expose such functionality. So, is Eigaru the first of its kind?

More details on SREngine’s new home page (in Japanese)

3 Responses

  1. Analysing the live camera stream is not a difficult technical problem (see “Put a Spell” for another example). The problem is that it is not allowed and usually prevents getting into the appstore.

  2. @Daniel – yep, that what I was aiming at.

  3. […] Jeff Watson shared SREngine Goes Public « Games Alfresco […]

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