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Better Photoshop Techniques adds Augmented Reality

To celebrate the arrival of Photoshop CS5, Better Photoshop Techniques magazine, created an exclusive augmented reality back cover for Issue 22.
It’s cool really… Navigate to the Better Photoshop Techniques web-site, take your edition of the magazine, click the special viewer pop-up window, hold out your back-cover and smile for the camera!

Augmented Reality (AR) combines the physical and interactive 3D world. It’s not a new technology, but it will definitely make you jump up and down. I know I did when I first saw this back in March at an Adobe event I attended. Simply wave a piece of paper at the camera and some video is projected on your piece of paper in virtual reality.

Cari holding out the backcover of Better Photoshop Techniques magazine in front of web cam.

Want to know more?

Read “Augmented Reality using a webcam and Flash” on Adobe’s Developer Connection or watch some of the Max 2009 videos on Adobe TV:

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