Bring stories to life through 3D models projected into the real world with our app, ARc Stories – the world’s first sequential augmented storytelling app – and your smartphone camera. An AR experience augments or supplements a real world environment with audio, video, maps, 3D animated graphics, and GPS data. We provide a range of services from story conceptualization, storyboarding, modeling through to execution.
Download the ARc Stories app on iOS or Android and discover our latest stories by visiting the triggers page here.
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In collaboration with the ATTeam from the Red Cross Pancevo (part of the Red Cross Serbia), we created #STOPtrafficking2016 to raise awareness about the issue of
modern human trafficking. The AR experience was released on July 30, 2016 as part of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and explores the issue through the stories of three people affected by it. It uses traffic stop signs as triggers, and users can go up to a real world stop sign or a graphic of one to view the story. Read more here.
For The Washington Post, we created a walkthrough of the events preceding Freddie Gray’s death after his arrest in Baltimore, Maryland on April 19, 2015. Using 3D models, audio, maps, court documents and witness testimony, users can better understand the complexities of the case and the differences in between the cases presented by the prosecution and defense in relation to Grey’s death. The piece is narrated by Post local reporter Lynh Bui and was the first use of AR to report on a trial, published in May 2016. Read more here.
The experience focuses on the controversial events that led to Garner’s death at the hands of police on July 17, 2014. Garner was wrestled to the ground by multiple officers and put in a chokehold by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, which eventually resulted in his death, all of which was captured by eyewitness Ramsey Orta on video. Garner’s final words, “I can’t breathe” became the rallying cry at protests, as part of the burgeoning Black Lives Matter movement. Published by Silicon Harlem on the second anniversary of Garner’s death. Read more here.
Coming Soon: Donald Trump
For our client the Associated Press, we created a interactive infographic breakdown of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s real estate empire. From residential apartment complexes, commercial properties to golf courses and branded perfumes, you can uncover the truth behind just how much the real estate tycoon is worth in each of the respective sectors, according to data published by Forbes.
Coming Soon: Colombia
An overview of Colombia’s 50 year-long internal conflict, following the government and the FARC’s (the country’s largest left-wing rebel guerrilla group) signing of a historic peace agreement in June 2016. Learn about the toll the conflict has taken on the country, especially its civilian population, as well as some of the challenges facing the next steps of the peace-building process.
Coming Soon: Homeless in NYC
Experience the daily challenges of life on the streets of New York from the perspective of a 23 year old veteran who has been homeless for the last eight months. Hear about what makes his day, his experiences in shelters as well as his daily routine for surviving on the streets of Manhattan. Part of an investigation into the chronic shortage of affordable housing and shelter available in New York City.