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3-D Look at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

January 28, 2010
Today, Universal Orlando Resort and newspaper, partnered to provide the first-ever augmented reality map of the world’s most highly anticipated theme park experience – Universal Orlando Resort. With just a computer, webcam and the newspaper, you can make this one-of-a-kind experience appear before your eyes.
 
 Augmented Reality blends real-life environments with computer animation allowing you to explore things in a completely new way. For the first time, guests can explore Wizarding World of Harry Potter

By rotating the map, you can take a closer look at this 20-acre magnificently themed environment from all sides and angles. Hogwarts castle will appear before your eyes.

Hold the map closer to your webcam and explore Hogsmeade and see the Hogwarts Express. Blow on your computer’s microphone and the banners and the map will wave.

Inspired by J.K. Rowling’s compelling stories and characters, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will provide visitors with a one-of-a-kind experience complete with multiple themed attractions, shops and a restaurant. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Following the map’s appearance in USA TODAY, this experience will be available on www.UniversalOrlando.com/HarryPotter.  

  

HARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR.

 http://www.usatoday.com/video/index.htm?bctid=63723696001#/Harry+Potter+in+augmented+reality/63723696001

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