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TwitARound: Augmented Reality Tweets in the City

By July 9, 2009 One Comment

TwittARound is an augmented reality Twitter viewer on the iPhone 3GS. It shows live tweets around your location on the horizon with the video see-through effect allowing you to see where the tweet comes from and how far it is away:

Download Squad, where we picked it up from, didn’t seem to see the point, we think its an incredably intriguing view of the cityscape – to be able to pan around a area and see the live tweets is perhaps a glimpse into the ‘X-Ray Datascape’ city of the future?

See TwittARound for more info.


Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.