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Great video by Verizon: How to use the Layar Reality Browser

Maarten Lens-FitzGerald June 7, 2010

After first doing a very nice commercial promoting their droid phones Verizon now has made a very nice video where all is explained about the Layar Reality Browser.


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Layar Augmented Reality store now available on iPhone

Maarten Lens-FitzGerald May 26, 2010

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.

Publishers ready to start exploring the medium and monetizing their content can go to

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.


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Verizon uses Layar’s Augmented Reality to promote Droid phones

Maarten Lens-FitzGerald May 14, 2010

Augmented reality is getting good promotion with Verizon using Layar to promote its latest Droid phones in their TV commercials. We are loving it. Thanks Verizon!


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Layar on iPhone now in Japanese, Korean and Russian

Maarten Lens-FitzGerald March 31, 2010

世界を見る - 세상을보고 - Увидеть мир*

Many things are better in your own native language. So is Layar. The Layar Reality Browser now has language support in Japanese, Korean and Russian. Get yours in the app store.

Also, for those who missed it: Layar already has language support in English, French, Italian, Dutch, Spanish and German.

* See the world!


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Layar pre-installed on the Samsung Galaxy S

maurice groenhart March 23, 2010

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.

The full press release can be found here.


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