AppTag Laser Blaster Sounds Like a Blast (VIDEO)

The Laser AppTag is a proposed laser blaster that allows users to experience first person shooter games in real life using their smart phones and any toy gun with an accessory rail.

The kit would come with a rubberized trigger, wire, and several small adhesive clips. The trigger switch attaches to the existing trigger of the toy gun, then the iPhone, Android or iPod Touch is clamped into place and the fun begins!

AppTag would work with the phone using a series of high pitched noises to interact with the world around the shooter. As with Nerf guns, the goal is to target your friends. A focused infrared beam is used as the ‘laser’ the laser blaster emits, and each unit has an infrared sender and receiver. The app ads in some augmented reality objects including medkits, armor, weapons and ammo packs to really bring first person shooters to life.

In order to make this project a reality inventor Jon Atherton is trying to raise $30,000 through Kick Starter, an online crowd fundraising website. The toy would ship in June at sell for $25 per unit.

For updates, stay tuned to Guns.com. For more information on the project there is a detailed article at Mashable, or to help Jon Atherton attain the necessary $30,000 check out his proposal at Kick Starter.  For all breaking gun news, keep browsing Guns.com’s news feeds.

Read More On:

Latest Reviews

  • Four Years Later: IWI Tavor SAR Revisited

    Though IWI's X95, released in 2016, usurps the SAR, my Tavor SAR is still part of the family. For those just now coming across this model, how has it stood up over the years? Let's find out.

    Read More
  • Scope Review: Leupold VX-Freedom FireDot Twilight Hunter

    The budget-friendly line of American-made Leupold VX-Freedom riflescopes found a welcome audience last year, but 2020 sees even more interesting additions to the family, with our hands-down favorite being the illuminated-reticle FireDot line.

    Read More
  • Ruger AR-556: An Outstanding Gateway AR

    It should come as no surprise the Ruger name is synonymous with value, and its’ AR-556 looks to fit this mold as an entry-level AR-15 with a reasonable MSRP. So how does the no-frills Ruger AR-556 perform when put to the test? Read on to find out.

    Read More
  • A Look at the Sig P238, A Year Later

    The Sig Sauer P238 was the first .380 ACP BUG to grace my gun safe, a welcomed addition to the 9mm polymers, .38 SPL revolvers, and .45 ACP 1911s. After more than a year's worth of use, where do I stand on the P238? Let's find out.

    Read More

Loading