Experience Mars aims to entertain and educate its users about the Red Planet though the power of Augmented Reality. This iOS App features 5 interactive augmented reality scenes and a 7 page companion booklet that is free to download and print at www.experiencemars.com/Expmars.pdf.
What is Augmented Reality? - Augmented Reality (AR) is the merging of a view of a digital content upon the real-world environment in real time.
So how does the App work? - Download the App, print booklet then point your iDevice’s camera at the images in the booklet to reveal 3D content you can interact with. Don't want to print? You can use the front of $1 US bill as your image target.
- Reveal Stats about Mars by rotating the planet in 3D space
- Compare Olympus Mons, the largest mountain in the solar system, to various Earthling Landmarks
- Learn about the early Viking missions through a combination of video and a 3D model of the Viking lander
- Drive the Spirit Rover to collect facts about the mission
- See what a Martian Settlement could look like by 2030
- Tweet screenshots directly from the App to share the experience with your followers
- Get additional facts and information via the companion booklet
- Use the front of a $1 US bill as an image marker if you are on the go or don't have access to the booklet
Look for more detailed models, better animations, new content and improved interactions soon!
- Fixed menu display error for 3rd Generation iPad
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