Catchoom Blog
Jan 26, 2016

PhooDi Food Scanner App Transforms Shopping with Image Recognition

It’s safe to say that Image Recognition technology will radically change the way we shop. We can just point our digital devices at products like groceries to find information, match prices, earn rewards or purchase with one click. This is not a dream any more, but a technical reality, as the example of the new PhooDi app perfectly shows.

Dec 19, 2014

Thirsty for Image Recognition? Scan a Beer, Get a Gloop!

Undergrad students from BarcelonaTech University use Catchoom’s Image Recognition to create Gloop! - a social app for beer lovers that allows discovering new beer brands while playing.

Thanks to CraftAR Cloud Image Recognition API, the app instantly recognizes beer labels, rewards players with points (Gloopies) and badges, and provides information about the recognized beer.

Mar 6, 2014

Augmented Reality Demo with Google Glass

The potential locked inside Google Glass is just begging to be unleashed. And it’s developers who are harnessing the power of Augmented Reality and Image Recognition to see it through. With this, we present to you an example of Augmented Reality running on Google Glass via Augmented Web.

Nov 27, 2013

Augmented Reality for Print Magazines: How Glamorous

It’s just the beginning for Augmented Reality because this tech is changing the way we interact with the world. No, really. It’s not just Catchoom that thinks that. Have you seen the headlines? 200M mobile augmented reality users is what Juniper predicts, and with good reason.

Apr 24, 2013

BuildAR feat. Catchoom: Fastest Way to Connect Images to Online Content

BuildAR launched in 2009 as the world's first Augmented Reality Content Management System (AR-CMS), allowing people to overlay their content in the real world.

Apr 4, 2013

Moviescanner App Changes How You Search for a Movie Forever

AR-Code is the free Augmented Reality (AR) mobile app that lets users capture and watch exciting digital content from all types of printed material or physical objects. Users can interact in real time and on-demand. AR-Code offers a free multimedia library of topics both on- and offline, anytime, anywhere. It's available for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

Mar 14, 2013

The Secret Behind Layar's Image Recognition Power

Layar is an industry-leading company at the forefront of the rapidly emerging medium of augmented reality (AR). AR is a way of viewing digital information which has been superimposed – or augmented – onto a live view of the physical, real-world environment around us. It allows us to connect digital information to the physical world. It is fast, reliable and scalable.

Using Catchoom technology, Layar is creating a new medium for advertisers, publishers and e-commerce to increase their customer base, boost revenues and build brand awareness using AR.

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