There have been many, really interesting new applications of photography coming out from research labs in recent months. From Augmented Reality eyeglasses, to body-morphing video software, what we can do creatively with images, and the utility we derive from the information within images is increasing.
Here’s another novel way of using a camera to serve as a link between the physical and the virtual. QR codes and Microsoft’s Tags are becoming more common on printed advertisements, but the Bokode has the potential to make this type of technology even more valuable. At 1/10th the size and packing even more information than a typical QR code, Bokodes could be the technology that makes visual tagging jump into the mainstream.