“AR-Gun: Augmented Reality makes the whole world become your aircraft-defense battlefield,” tomtop.com proclaims. “AR-Gun is a combination of AR Technology and Electronic Technology, a DIY extensible toy Gun, cooperate with the AR – gun APP, a perfect fusion of the real world and virtual game world augmented reality experience, let the players through the visual, auditory, sports enjoy with virtual reality.” Thank you Google translate! Translation . . .
Gamers build this kit ($24.48), attach their smartphone and shoot computer-generated images out in the real world. The games thus far: aircraft shooting and fish catching.
Yes I know; a whale isn’t a fish. And, despite the gun’s boxy look, this may not be something you want to use in the public square. Not only do you look like a total Wally and run the risk of getting run over, but the po-po might think you’re shooting an actual gun.
Surely no one’s that stupid! Don’t call me Shirley, and an aspiring New York cop was turned down for being too smart. Just sayin’….