Augmented reality game makes a haunted house of any home

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This is part of a series of articles that looks at entrepreneurs hoping to get their ideas off the ground through crowdfunding. At the time of writing, each of these innovations is currently seeking funding.

The scariest films often stay with us long after we've left the movie theater and gone home. For those who don't find films quite scary enough, though, there is a new horror game app — called Night Terrors — which promises to transform any house into a petrifying hellscape. The app uses environment mapping, gyroscope sensors and the player's own smartphone camera and flashlight to create an immersive augmented reality, complete with ghosts and psychopaths. To begin, players choose an indoor environment and download the smartphone app. The game uses the phone's camera to create a map of the player's…

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