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Roland Klemke

Mobile Serious Games in the age of Pokémon Go

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Pokémon Go Apparently, the huge success of Pokémon Go [1] has lead to highly controversial discussions. Some predict, that Pokémon Go will just create a very short hype [3]. Others expect Pokémon Go to be a door opener to further AR-based, context-aware, location-based games [4], including mobile serious games. Obviously, there are a lot of issues to be discussed and solved, when location-based AR games shall gain a relevant market share, among which are security and privacy concerns [5]. Essentially, Pokémon Go is a location based treasure hunting game, which takes a number of game mechanics already available in Ingress [2] to…

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Invitation: augmented reality and wearable technologies in education survey

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Augmented reality (AR) and wearable technologies (WT) show huge potential to change the way we educate and train. In the publicly-funded WEKIT project, we explore experience capturing to support observation of a master performing problem-solving tasks and to deliver augmented real-time guidance to trainees. With this questionnaire, we aim to survey your past experience and future expectations. This is a unique opportunity to provide your insights and opinions as input to the development of a public technology roadmap and its implementation in an open platform. http://eiche.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/wekit/index.php/342616?lang=en The survey is performed as part of the WEKIT project (wearable experience for knowledge…

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The next big step in computing and interaction?

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I recently attended an Intel Game Dev Meetup at Microsoft’s German dependency in Cologne. Main attraction was Intel’s new suite of sensor enabled camera modules, which While devices with integrated front and rear cameras, touchscreen and touch-based gestures and movements became mainstream in human-computer interaction, computers will now become a lot more emotional and interaction will be even more natural.

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