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castAR: bridging the physical world with the virtual worlds; 3D holographic like projections in AR, fully immersive environments in VR
3,863 backers pledged $1,052,110 to help bring this project to life.
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    *** NEWS & UPDATES *** Even if you can't commit to a full system, you'll be able to follow our updates throughout the campaign. Every little bit helps!

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    *** BUY JERI COFFEE *** Jeri needs coffee every morning to transform from a zombie into a kick ass electrical engineer. Your important contributions to this reward help us to make castAR the best it can be! (You will also receive news and updates throughout the campaign.)

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    *** ETCHED INTO OUR WORK SPACE *** Your name and a short phrase you provide will be included in a custom large art piece displayed in our work space. We’ll see your message every day. Please don’t violate our non-existing HR policy!

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    *** MAGIC WAND *** This input device is a single handed joystick that is fully tracked in 3D space. Interact in your virtual world naturally with this device. Provides the software with full positional and rotational data. You can use it for unit selection in an RTS environment, as a wrecking ball in a city demolition, or for virtual sword fighting. ** Pledge this reward only if you do not intend on pledging for a castAR set of glasses. ** US Domestic shipping please add $10 per unit

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    *** TRACKING PACKAGE *** Want to use our precise and fast tracking system on another head mount display? Maybe you'd like to use it with a custom device, like a robot? Attach our tracking system to your device and utilize true six degrees of freedom without any drift. ** Pledge this reward only if you need tracking for a device other than castAR glasses. ** US Domestic shipping please add $10 per unit

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    *** RFID TRACKING GRID *** The RFID Tracking Grid, when used with the RFID Bases, RFID Precision Bases, or your own RFID tags, can track and identify the tags across a 1 meter by 1 meter area. The included tracking camera, when used with Precision Bases, can provide extremely accurate positional data. The RFID Tracking Grid is perfect for board gaming, war gaming, or other uses that require physical objects and identifying aspects about them. ** Pledge this reward only if you do not intend on pledging for a castAR set of glasses. ** US Domestic shipping please add $15 per unit

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    *** STARTER PACKAGE *** This package includes the castAR glasses with its built in tracking system as well as the 1 meter by 1 meter surface. This is your entry point into the world of projected AR. ** US Domestic shipping please add $20 per unit

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    *** PRO PACKAGE *** This package includes the castAR glasses with its built in tracking system, the large 1 meter by 2 meter surface, the Magic Wand, and the AR & VR Clip-On. This is a complete package for experiencing projected augmented reality, full virtual reality, and full augmented reality. Plus, you can interact with your 3D environment via the Magic Wand across the large surface. ** US Domestic shipping please add $25 per unit

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    *** PRO BOARD GAME *** For people who love board games or war gaming, this is the package for you! This package includes the castAR glasses with its built in tracking system, the large 1 meter by 2 meter surface, the Magic Wand, and the RFID Tracking Grid to cover the whole 1 meter by 2 meter surface. Enjoy spreading your armies across this large surface or sprawling dungeons for your players to explore (and die) in! ** US Domestic shipping please add $30 per unit

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    *** TWO PLAYER GAMING *** With castAR and projected augmented reality, you can still see your friends and their expressions while you play. Share in the multiplayer experiences with this package. It includes two castAR glasses with built in tracking systems, two Magic Wands, and the large 1 meter by 2 meter surface. Virtual voxels won’t stand a chance against two people! ** US Domestic shipping please add $30 per unit

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    *** GROUP GAMING *** For times when you want to have a large group play at once, this package will get them going. It includes four castAR glasses with built in tracking systems, four Magic Wands, and the large 1 meter by 2 meter surface. Friends versus friends or all against the AI, now your friends will have a reason to visit! ** US Domestic shipping please add $35 per unit

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    *** EARLY castAR GLASSES *** Want to get your hands on castAR way before anyone else can? These early developer units will be available near the time we start to lock down the final feature sets. (These should not be considered production quality.) ** US Domestic shipping please add $20 per unit

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    *** ALMOST AS EARLY castAR GLASSES *** Want to get your hands on castAR way before anyone else can? These early developer units will be available near the time we start to lock down the final feature sets. (These should not be considered production quality.) ** US Domestic shipping please add $20 per unit

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    *** CALL IT YOUR OWN *** These custom castAR glasses will feature frames made out of anodized aluminum. You can choose a color available from the standard anodizing process. In addition, we will include a custom hand built wood case that will be signed by the Technical Illusions staff.

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    *** SPECIAL DELIVERY *** You will receive two custom castAR glasses that will feature frames made out of anodized aluminum. You can choose two colors available from the standard anodizing process. In addition, we will include two custom hand built wood cases that will be signed by the Technical Illusions staff. Finally, Jeri and Rick will personally deliver these to you.

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    *** BURNED IN TIME *** Show your support for castAR! In return, we'll place your name in a secret hardware Easter egg.

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    *** TEA TIME WITH JERI *** Spend a day with Jeri Ellsworth and the rest of the Technical Illusions gang. We’ll show you around the office, take you out to the various fine dining experiences that Woodinville, WA has to offer, show you the inner workings of hardware development, and maybe you’ll get to even meet Toby the cat. You will also get the Pro Package when available. (You will be responsible for airfare.)

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    *** HAND BUILT PROTOTYPE *** Jeri will personally build you a fully working prototype of castAR. These glasses may not be same specifications as the final glasses, so we’ll also include the Pro Package when available.

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