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'Prosthetic Reality' book brings augmented reality to artPair this book with an app, and the drawings come to life in a new style of art.
A new book melds art with augmented reality. The definition of art is constantly changing because creative people push the envelope. A book called Prosthetic Reality is bringing augmented reality into the world of art. Sutu, also known as Stu Campbell is behind Prosthetic Reality. It brings together works by 45 artists from around the world. The real magic when the book is viewed through a free app called Eyejack. After downloading a 175 megabyte pack, the app brings the drawings to life, complete with sound effects. Campbell says the collection is diverse, ranging from hand-drawn illustrations to technical 3D animations, to powerful political narrative. Art from the book is also on display at the No Vacancy Gallery in Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia until February 12. The exhibit will travel to Sydney in March. Campbell envisions a future where wearables make such augmented reality a More seamless than waving a phone over a book. Parents say that the concept looks familiar, you might have seen something similar in Crayola's Color Alive apps and coloring books. With Color Alive, kids or adults can color in characters. When paired with an app the drawings come to life. For more information check out CNet.com. I'm [UNKNOWN] and I'll see you online