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  Augmented Reality Fireworks arrive to mobile devices
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12/19/2012
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

December 19 – You have a New Year Event? Or a celebration of any sort? Maybe an anniversary to remember? And you miss a nice fireworks? No more!

Pocket Scientists' Fireworks family of products (Anniversary Fireworks, Romantic Fireworks, Happy New Year Fireworks) represent three of the most important „days-to-remember” of humankind as potential scenes for Fireworks.

Using cutting edge Augmented Reality and the calculating power of the new devices, the Fireworks family of products deliver the explosion of the rockets to your mobile phone: you point your camera to the horizon, and through your mobile device you'll see the wonderful explosions of the colorful rockets in the sky.

Any of the Fireworks products works in the daylight too, but for the full effect preferably use them from a hill or mountain side over a city's lights – then you'll get the breathtaking effect as with real Fireworks.

Virtual rockets are launched to a real-time calculated 3D space: if you turn your camera, the explosion stays in it's virtual space, it doesn't turn with the camera.

The Basic version of the application is Free, but applies a watermark to the view and to the photograph taken from the actual augmented reality view. Paying the fee of USD 0.99 this watermark is removed and the application can be enjoyable in its full glory.

Of course, the photos taken by the application's virtual view can be shared on FaceBook – everybody can demonstrate their virtual Fireworks to their friends.

Features:

Different rocket sets for the 3 products

Real Time calculated launching and explosions

Virtual 3D Space with real-time calculated positioning

Augmented Reality viewpoint using the screen and the camera of the telephone. Ability to take picture of the currently running Fireworks section to share it on FaceBook.

Pause the Fireworks to find easily suitable moment to photograph.

Fireworks family of products is compatible with bigger screen devices: if the screen is bigger, than the view is bigger too...

Anniversary Fireworks, Happy New Year Fireworks are both available from iTunes App Store and Google Play. Romantic Fireworks is available from Google Play and it is coming soon in iTunes App Store.

Pocket Scientists is a premier mobile entertainment developer company creating fun and entertainment products on mobile devices based on iOS and Android systems.

Industry veterans of game development, media publishing, video and film producing, CGI, music composing joined forces to form a company to fulfill all entertainment needs from casual gaming to Entertainment branding.