Photo Gallery: A View Like The Terminator's
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Photo Gallery: A View Like The Terminator's

When Science Fiction Becomes Reality Rebuilding the Berlin Wall with Augmented Reality

A new augmented reality program recreates the Berlin Wall and provides renderings of the Cold War structure at the exact site where it used to exist using GPS coordinates. The application is just one of many demonstrating the consumer application of technologies that, only a few years ago, were still the exclusive domain of science fiction novels.
Editor's note: The creator of TweepsAround wrote to SPIEGEL ONLINE International on Wednesday and noted, correctly, that his application only provides geographical information about users if they have enabled geo-tagging in their Twitter account settings. The feature is turned off in Twitter's default settings and must be activated by users.
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