Augmented reality Lucy

Bring Lucy, Australopithecus afarensis, to life in your living room in 3D

Augmented reality (AR) lets you see a computer-generated image on top of a view of the real world. With this AR you can watch Lucy, the 3.3 million-year-old relative of early humans, walking around your room. You will need a webcam and a printer.

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Getting started

  1. Download and print the AR marker on the right.
  2. Enable your webcam.
  3. Place your printed AR marker on a flat surface, or hold it flat in your palm with the entire square in view of the webcam.
  4. Press the Start button.
Download AR marker