Direct from the North Pole (okay from Munich actually) metaio ‘s developers and the renowned German Magician Simon Pierro  have teamed up to bring you an extraordinary mixture of classic magical skills and real-time visualization technology.
The story about love, peace and of course some reindeers was captured in a single shot and contains no post production or editing except sound and some on air design (credits). Simon Pierro and metaio would like to wish everybody a Merry Christmas and a lot fun with finding out: what is real and what is an illusion?
As the world-wide leader in Augmented Reality technology, metaio develops software products for visual interactive solutions between the real and the virtual world. Based on the software platform Unifeye, 3D-animations can be integrated seamlessly into live-video streams respectively into pictures of the user`s real environment. Founded in February 2003, metaio currently employs 65+ people at three different locations. The company is headquartered in Munich with the subsidiaries metaio Inc. located in San Francisco USA and metaio Asia in Seoul. metaio has been working with more than 340 renowned customers from different industries and geographical locations. Among them: BMW, Daimler, Siemens, Toyota, Peugeot, EADS, Bertelsmann, KUKA, LEGO, MINI, Popular Science, Focus Features and Volkswagen