Video Demo: Augmented Reality With Just an iPhone 4 Browser

TheNextWeb reports on Occiptal’s discovery that Apple Safari mobile browser can access the iPhone 4’s gyroscope (the 4th generation iPod touch also has a gyroscope). Occiptal developed a web site that provides a simple but compelling demonstration of this feature.

Hidden Safari Mobile feature reveals augmented reality capability

You can see in the video I recorded (embedded above) that Occiptal’s website displays a 360 degree view as I I slowly turn around in place while holding an iPhone 4 perpendicular to the ground. You can find Occipital’s demo website at: