AWE 2019 + Portal Hunt Web AR Experience

8th Wall
8th Wall
Jun 3, 2019 · 3 min read
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AWE Portal Hunt 👽

The AWE Portal Hunt commemorates 10 years of AWE with 10 unique Web AR experiences. Attendees used their smartphones to unlock the relics’ secret portals, which released content from another dimension. If you missed out, here are a few highlights:

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Sputnik

Sputnik

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Hayabusa
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Apollo

Hayabusa

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Curiosity

Apollo

Curiosity

The Numbers

If you attended AWE and participated in the Portal Hunt, what was your experience like? How many Portals did you find and were you able to complete all of the challenges? We would love to hear what you thought about it! Tweet @The8thWall or drop us a note in the comments below.

The Auggie Awards 🏆

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8th Wall takes home 2019 Auggie Award for Best Developer Tool

The other winners included Meow Wolf for Best Art or Film, The New York Times for Best Consumer App, Magic Leap for Best Game or Toy, The Looking Glass for Best Input/Output Hardware, ORAMAVR for Best Societal Impact, Zappar for Best Campaign, Snap for Best Creator & Authoring Tool, Atheer for Best Enterprise Solution, Realwear for Best Headworn Device, Neurable for for Best Interaction Software Tool, and Lexset.ai for Startup to Watch.

Congrats to all of the other winners and the incredible work you’re doing 🎉

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Image courtesy of AWE Twitter @ARealityEvent

8th Wall

Augmented reality is for everyone.

8th Wall

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8th Wall

8th Wall is an augmented reality platform that makes it easy to build mobile AR content for the mobile web, iOS and Android. www.8thwall.com

8th Wall

8th Wall

Augmented reality is for everyone.

8th Wall

Written by

8th Wall

8th Wall is an augmented reality platform that makes it easy to build mobile AR content for the mobile web, iOS and Android. www.8thwall.com

8th Wall

8th Wall

Augmented reality is for everyone.

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