Augmented Reality is one of the most exciting technologies around and now Ravensburger has integrated AR into jigsaws with four new puzzles that can be brought to life! Ravensburger’s collection of Augmented Reality puzzles adds a new digital dimension to one of our nation’s favourite hobbies and a new puzzling possibility for the gadget geeks. Compatible with iPad®2 and iPhone®.
Now you can experience the sights and sounds of New York up close and personal - thanks to this clever Augmented Reality puzzle. The puzzle image shows a busy and crowded scene of Times Square, complete with colourful billboards, skyscrapers and the city's famous yellow taxis. Now comes the really clever bit. Using your iPad®, iPad®3, iPhone 4, iOS and iPhone 5, focus the camera on the whole image from a distance of approximately 75cm. You can then start a 360°sightseeing tour, picking up the vibes of this multi-faceted city and collecting a wealth of background information as you go. And it doesn't stop there - you can upload your own pictures onto one of the billboards, and display your own text message on another! Once you have truly become part of this world-famous backdrop you can send your picture complete with message to friends and family!
The puzzle shows a detailed world map - complete with named continents, countries, oceans and major cities. Once you've assembled the detailed map, learn about the countries of the world in a fun, interactive travel quiz! Using your iPad®, iPad®3, iPhone 4 iOS and iPhone 5, focus the camera on the whole image from a distance of approximately 30cm, and the first of over 100 questions will appear. You have to pick the correct landmarks, cities and countries from the 3 possible answers on the virtual card. Green means a correct answer, red an incorrect one. Then it's onto the next question, until you have "conquered" each continent. And remember to save your personal score to compete with other players. And you'll find a surprise in store in the "bonus mode"
A trip to the fjords of Norway is possible with the Lofoten puzzle which depicts a beautiful summer fjord which can be transformed into a snowy winter wonderland by simply tipping the screen. Once you've completed the puzzle and downloaded the AR app onto your iPad®2 oriPhone®, you can sit back and watch the spring scene turn into a winder wonderland.
Take a spectacular night-time tour over the rooftops of Paris! Once you've completed the puzzle and downloaded the AR app, hover your iPad®2 oriPhone® over the jigsaw puzzle and watch an amazing 360˚ tour of Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower. The app also highlights places of interest including Notre Dame Cathedral and the Louvre which, when selected, will give information about the hotspots.
The aquatic colourful Underwater Realm portrays a variety of marine animals and when the screen is placed over the finished puzzle a ‘Find the Fish’ game begins which allows the puzzler to explore this underwater world even further.