Ever been out on a Friday night and just want to find something to do? Wished you can find events / concerts around you instaneously and seamlessly without having to “search” through a mobile browser? Well, now you can with junaio and augmented reality.
We have teamed up with Eventful, San Diego based, leading service for discovering, sharing, promoting, and creating local events throughout the world to bring you the “Eventful Channel.” You can access events / concerts / venues in your location simply by pointing your phone around you (iPhone 3GS at the current moment). The digital overlay tells you directionally where the event is, and clicking on it unlocks details about the events, it even has a feature to guide you to the location.
SXSW party-goers won’t have to worry which party / event is happening around them. They can find out, simply by pointing their phone.
“We’re excited to work with junaio to give SXSW attendees the opportunity to find the nearest and coolest parties happening at SXSW through augmented reality,” said Tim Breidigan, Vice President of Business Development for Eventful. “The ability to point your phone around you and see events is an enriching and groundbreaking experience.”