Web Discoveries for July 24th

The Internet

This entry is part 9 in the series An Opus to AR.

There Should Be More Robots on TV

What is AR and What is it Capable Of?

This entry is part 4 in the series An Opus to AR.
An AR marker, this one relates to a 3D model of Doctor Who's Tardis in Gameware's HARVEE kit
An AR marker, this one relates to a 3D model of Doctor Who's Tardis in Gameware's HARVEE kit
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Augmented Reality in action, multiple markers in use on the HARVEE system on a Nokia N73
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The Invisible Train Project (Wagner et al., 2005)
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ARQuake (Thomas et al, 2000)
  • Current academic work uses AR to treat neurological conditions: AR-enabled projections have successfully cured cockroach phobia in some patients (Botella et al., 2005);
  • There are a wide range of civic and architectural uses: Roberts et al. (2002) have developed AR software that enables engineers to observe the locations of underground pipes and wires in situ, without the need schematics
  • AR offers a potentially rich resource to the tourism industry: the Virtuoso project (Wagner et al., 2005) is a handheld computer program that guides visitors around an AR enabled gallery, providing additional aural and visual information suited to each artefact;
A Dalek, screenshot taken from HARVEE's development platform (work in progress)
A Dalek, screenshot taken from HARVEE's development platform (work in progress)