If you’ve ever asked yourself “what the hell are those ‘beacons’ everyone keeps talking about?” you’ve come to the right place. If you’ve actually never heard of them before, but now have a burning need to know, you’re in luck as well. In this article, I want to tell you what beacons are and how you might use them. And don’t worry, you don’t really have to be tech-savvy to understand what I’m going on about.
My journey into the world of IT was far from a direct one. I’m actually a trained social worker and anyone who knows my dear colleagues at CodeFlügel, will also know that there’s potential for a few office jokes in that. But really, there is more that unites my two professions than separates them. Don’t believe me? Then you should read on.
I’m sure many a developer and creative service provider is on occasion pondering that very question. Well, it could be achieved with chocolate, wine, super low prices, etc. But it would probably work better with ongoing communication and active inclusion of the client in the development process. But how to put that rather abstract notion into practice?
What kind of data am I releasing into the world and how can I protect personal information from being stolen or misused? These are frequently asked questions nowadays, but unfortunately, there is no universal answer that works for everyone. Nevertheless, I would like to give you some pointers on how to better protect your privacy in the digital age.
Virtual reality is currently being hyped in the mainstream media and is considered by many to be the technology of the future. But I think that augmented reality is the technology which offers more potential for the mass market and which will position itself stronger in the long run. Of course, I also want to tell you why I think that.
There’s hardly a mobile app that relies solely on static content. And in order to load content dynamically, http-based protocols are most often used. In this article, I will tell you some things you should be aware of when using an http connection with SSL and how you can avoid man-in-the-middle attacks.
Everyone’s talking about the HoloLens right now. So, naturally, I want to add my two cents as well. Over the past few days, I had the opportunity to try out the HoloLens twice. Now, I’d like to share my first impressions with you.
The iSense Structure Sensor is the first 3D sensor for mobile devices. It connects to an iPad or iPhone through the Lightning connector, or to any device with a standard USB port including PC, Mac and Android devices. The sensor gives mobile devices the ability to capture the world around them in three dimensions. It’s not a 3D scanner as is, it’s a device which gives developers the ability to use 3D depth data in their applications.
It’s Friday night and I’m chilling and barbecuing with friends, when I suddenly get a text message. Do I want to go to 15 Seconds Festival? Well, of course I do! This year, the festival previously known as Marketing Rockstars housed 3.000 people on 12.000m² They say it’s a festival for people who think ahead – a perfect fit for CodeFlügel, now we’re definitely going 😉
You probably know what these two words mean (if you’re interested in technology or follow our blog). Now, we thought it might be interesting to combine them and create something like an “augmented reality flight mode”. Thus, the concept for dronAR was born. But let’s be honest: we also had a lot of fun without the AR part.