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Aurasma: augmented reality comes to Natural Awakenings
Natural Awakenings-Houston is the first magazine in Texas and the first Natural Awakenings magazine to incorporate Aurasma-augmented reality. This allows us to imbed video and 3D video in both our print and digital magazines! No SQR codes. No barcodes. Just open the Aurasma App and point your phone at a page where you see the Aurasma logo and the video will open and appear to hover in space between your phone and the magazine.
So, what do you have to do? Three easy steps and we have YouTube videos to help if you get confused.
1. Download the Aurasma App by going to your Google Store on an Android device or Apple Store on an iPad or iPhone. It’s free!
2. Open the Aurasma App. Touch the A at the bottom of your screen. Touch the magnifying glass to search for channels.
3. Type in NaturalAwakeningsHouston. Touch Channels and touch the Follow button.
With the Aurasma App open point the camera of your device at a page of the magazine where you find the Aurasma Logo. Move the camera around until it locks onto the target image and the video will open.
Each month different exciting, informational videos will be imbedded in our magazine. And yes, it works with the digital magazine as well. Just point your device at your laptop screen with the magazine page open. Be sure to participate in the online surveys on our Facebook page. Augment your reality, today!