Carcade!: Augmented Reality Videogaming From the Backseat

Carcade!: Augmented Reality Videogaming From the Backseat
technology
Christine Huang
  • 13 october 2008

There has been little news to report of from the world of roadtrip games…until now. Carcade! is an inventive in-car augmented reality videogame that incorporates real-world objects and scenery into the game’s landscape. Three students at the Berlin University of the Arts came up with the system that captures the outside environment via webcam and translates it into the game scenario. Travellers can play the game on their laptops while en route (…as their drivers count Hawaii state license plates). Watch the video below to see how it works:

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