Earth is a new project created by New York-based start-up company AstroReality, which specialise in creating astronomy-related products through 3D-printing, technology and craft. It consists of a 3D-printed, hand-painted, polyresin globe and a smartphone app which uses augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) to teach users about the world and its “4.5 billion-year story”, from environmental factors around climate change through to geology, habitats of animals and plants, and human populations. The globe is 12 The app splits topics up under six categories: animals, plants, geology, environmental, humanities and meteorology. Using the app, people point their smartphone at the physical globe, and through AR technology, information and imagery appears on the model through the phone screen. Spinning the globe will reveal new information from around the world, and there is also a timeline function on the app, where users can scroll through to see changes to the world throughout history. The AstroReality LUNAR Model is not only a scientific marvel and stunning piece of craftsmanship,
it’s also an almost infinite source of knowledge and fun. From comprehensive information about the Moon's most iconic landmarks and missions to little-known trivia, LUNAR's Augmented Reality app weaves together an unparalleled way to experience the Moon, In your hands, and through your smartphone. Best of all, where you choose to go and the way you adventure are completely up to you - Every mission to the Moon you make is a unique voyage you control with your smartphone. Augmented Reality for Solar System Mini Set Bring your solar system model to life with the augmented reality app. It is packed with information and lets you explore space scenery, planetary features, and more.