Today iPhone users can buy paid layers with the latest release of the Layar Reality Browser. Download now, its available from the Apple App store. The iPhone release follows the release for Android of less then 4 weeks ago.
The Augmented Reality content store with its paid layers offers publishers a way to monetize their content and offers users more variety and quality in layers available.
The first payment provider is Paypal. The store is setup to support payments to residents of United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. More countries, currencies, payment methods and providers will be added regularly.
Examples of the fast growing paid layers collection Spotcrime (USA), Sold House Price Data 2010, Walt Disney World, Album Cover Atlas, Dinosaurs, Disneyland, Explore South Africa, Greeting Cards, EyeTour Puerto Rico, Rhône-Alpes Tourisme Guides, TripSay and several Berlitz UK Travel Guides.
It’s official and we’re so proud of it. JK Shin, president and head of Samsung Electronics’ Mobile Communication Business just introduced the Galaxy S and Layar is on it. The Samsung Galaxy S will be available in Europe, North America, Latin America, Australia, and Asia soon.
The Android-powered Galaxy S incorporates a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen and a 1 GHz application processor that enables vibrant HD videos, rich augmented reality content through Layar Reality Browser, and advanced LBS (Location Based Services).
This is a huge step in bringing augmented reality to the bigger audience and we are thrilled to be part of it.
We have received a lot of questions from users who aren’t able to find Layar in the Android Market on their new HTC Legend devices.There is a technical issue with the camera which we are currently working on with HTC to find a solution. Please keep an eye on our blog for further updates.
Update, 21th of April Google and HTC confirmed an OTA (over the air) update for the HTC Legend, which will fix the camera issue, in the coming days.
Update, 22th of April HTC rolled-out the firmware update for all HTC Legend and Desire owners in Europe. To download the firmware: