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LifePrint: a printer for creating photos augmented reality [video]

At the site of collective financing Kickstarter has been successfully raising funds for the production of mini-printer LifePrint, the creators tried to combine the traditional “hard copy” with virtual reality technology.

LifePrint is a small printer dimensions 127 × 76 × 25.5 mm and weight 200 grams. Offline it can print 10-15 pictures. Photos printed with miniature printer, “come alive” when viewed through a special app.

In LifePrint uses ZINK technology, print sizes — 50 x 76 mm. the Gadget supports printing from social networks Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Vine and Twitter, as well as GoPro cameras and devices running iOS and Android. Basic editing functions such as scaling and cropping, and filters.

Function responsible for the relationship between snapshot and video, implemented in a mobile application for iOS and Android. Just hover your smartphone camera over a picture with the logo of LifePrint in the corner, as the program will start to show in its place a relevant video.

This augmented reality technology called Hyperphoto:

The aim of the developers LifePrint was to collect $ 30,000. Just a few days has already collected three times more money. For a contribution of $ 130 the developers promise to provide the printer cable, 10 sheets of special paper for printing and application. Delivery devices to the first customers is planned for mid-2016.

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