Augmented reality is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment, such as everyday objects, images and places, whose elements are augmented or supplemented by computer-generated sensory inputs. AR provides an interactive opportunity that engages the viewer with a new vision or experience through graphics, animations, video, audio or three-dimensional content.

HP Reveal (formerly known as Aurasma) is a company that created a platform to view augmented reality through an app that is free to download to your smart devices. I use the HP Reveal App to communicate a variety of different digital contexts that are attached to a number of my physical artworks. These works that have auras connected to them will be labeled with the HP Reveal symbol.

To view these work, you will have to download the HP Reveal App (formerly known as the Aurasma app) and follow these instructions:

1. Visit the App Store (for iOS users) or Google Play (for Android users). Search for the Aurasma App symbol as you see above.

2. Install the Aurasma App and join to create your own account.

3. Search for Cassia Kite in the search bar. Select the "follow" button to follow my channel. You must follow my channel to view my auras. 

4. Select the blue target viewfinder button and point the viewfinder (bouncing circles) at any of the work labeled with the blue HP Reveal icon to experience augmented reality!

Once you have followed my channel, you will be able to view all of my augmented reality experiences.

Here are a few examples of how I have used the HP Reveal App and AR to communicate my work:




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