Spatial Augmented Reality
Spatial AR is one of many sub fields of AR just beginning to emerge. Most AR concentrates on altering the user's perception of the world by changing or augmenting the input they recieve, or their ability to interact.
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First printed in 2005, this book?s techniques are not exactly the cutting edge in terms of AR practices ? it hails from the first days of AR?s emergence. Even so, it is very comprehensive, and leads the reader from the first simple introductions, up to actual implementation of augmented reality for practical applications in immersive education and entertainment.
How do you perceive space and spatial relationships between objects in a virtual environment. Rather easily if you are setting out to replicate the physical world. But that is too easy, it loses so many of the true advantages of VR, where space is irrelevant, and every room can be a TARDIS. This article looks at mapping that kind of a mess, beginning with text worlds, where such spatial irrelevancy is at its highest.
Bad name puns aside, CamAR is exactly what it sounds like. Its an augmented reality camera system. Designed by Vuzix, it clips onto the outside of their VR920 virtual reality video eyewear, turning the 400 usd device into an augmented reality visor.
In myth and legend, a magic symbol is a pattern drawn on a physical object which possesses otherworldly powers; able to alter reality by creating protective circles, summon creatures to do the artist's bidding, or alter the structure of reality itself. Perhaps it is poetic that the same concept is now used as the keystone for augmented reality.
An introductory level article on Augmented reality, not as in predicted futures, but as in some 2006 technologies in existance, and their impact on the world.
FIFA, the international body overseeing the game of football, finally relents and agrees to two separate augmented reality technologies being used on the pitch to augment (or overrule) the referees decisions.
This book is dedicated to both virtual reality and augmented reality, as in how both apply to the manufacturing process. Everything from 3D visualisation and pre-manufacture prototyping to 3D printers and revolutionising the manufacture process.
This collection of academic works is over a decade old now. As such, its exploration of ?current? augmented reality applications, and means to attempt to integrate virtual and physical data, is often hopelessly dated.
Taking a look at some of the truly revolutionary developments in Augmented Reality systems occurring in 2007.
This book is a mixture between an explanation of the visual aspects of augmented reality ? virtual and physical data in the same display screen ? and a programmer?s / hardware guide to creating your own AR applications.
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Augmented Reality is slowly becoming more prevalent within the industry. First Sony unveiled Invizimals for their PSP systems, which allows users to search for little monsters, collect them and then put them into battle.
Augmented reality is sort-of the ?hybrid of natural physical reality, and virtual reality. It combines the two as one reality as far as the user is concerned.
Augmented reality wearable displays have been about for some time ...
GPS may no longer have to be about following audio directions only, and looking at maps on your screen. Wikitude Drive for Android offers an augmented reality feature that lets you actually see the road ahead.
It represents t...
The Invisible Train, claiming itself as the first real multi-user Augmented Reality application for handheld devices has debuted, capable of running on PDA processing power alone.
The Invisible Train is a mobile, collaborativ...
Visitors to the Allard Pierson Museum will get to partake in an exhibit showcasing ancient Rome through augmented reality.
In "A Future for the Past," a swiveling iMac superimposes buildings and text onto two large pictures...