Augmented reality company Layar gets $1M boost, launches on Symbian


Layar, which has forged early leadership in the nascent but inspiring field of “augmented reality,” is about to finish raising a round of more than $1 million.

The Dutch company, which superimposes images and other data on top of a mobile phone browser, so that you can see things like how much a house costs simply by pointing your phone camera at it, will also distribute its technology on Symbian-Nokia phones, it announced today. Nokia phones, most of which use the Symbian operating system, have the largest market share worldwide, even if they’re not as popular in the U.S. market as they are abroad.

Read the complet article in Venture Beat.

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