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Augmented Reality 101 for Libraries <ul><li>Nate Hill </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Houghton-Jan </li></ul>
 
 
 
GPS camera accelerometer
<ul><li>digital view   of the physical world  </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>digital objects of the virtual world <...
QR Codes
Wikitude
Layar
 
Google Goggles
 
WordLens
AR comes to the Super Bowl
 
 
 
 
Cyberspace has leaked into the real world.  What was inside the box is outside.  - Vernor Vinge
Wolf Walk North Carolina State U
Beaver Tracks Oregon State U
San José Public Library’s  AR Project <ul><li>local history walking tours  in San José </li></ul><ul><li>mobile web applic...
Development challenges… <ul><li>Windows Server w/ Apache, PHP, MySQL </li></ul><ul><li>Testing difficulties </li></ul><ul>...
Other challenges… <ul><li>No Android or iOS developers fit the bill </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of time to do that work in-hous...
The result: <ul><li>I did an awful lot of the the development on MAMP on my own laptop, </li></ul><ul><li>I used my own pe...
What’s it made of ? <ul><li>Drupal 7  </li></ul><ul><li>jQuery Mobile framework </li></ul><ul><li>Google Maps API 3 </li><...
 
 
AR’s societal consequences <ul><li>connectivity ubiquity </li></ul><ul><li>openness and transparency </li></ul><ul><li>soc...
Development Resources <ul><li>Layar Creation: site.layar.com/create </li></ul><ul><li>Layar: dev.layar.com </li></ul><ul><...
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For the Handheld Librarian conference Sarah Houghton-Jan did an AR overview and I spoke about the mobile web app I'm building for the 'Scan Jose' project, rolling out July 2011

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  1. 1. Augmented Reality 101 for Libraries <ul><li>Nate Hill </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Houghton-Jan </li></ul>
  2. 5. GPS camera accelerometer
  3. 6. <ul><li>digital view of the physical world </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>digital objects of the virtual world </li></ul>
  4. 7. QR Codes
  5. 8. Wikitude
  6. 9. Layar
  7. 11. Google Goggles
  8. 13. WordLens
  9. 14. AR comes to the Super Bowl
  10. 19. Cyberspace has leaked into the real world. What was inside the box is outside. - Vernor Vinge
  11. 20. Wolf Walk North Carolina State U
  12. 21. Beaver Tracks Oregon State U
  13. 22. San José Public Library’s AR Project <ul><li>local history walking tours in San José </li></ul><ul><li>mobile web application </li></ul><ul><li>Layar-based tour </li></ul><ul><li>grant-funded through LSTA (California State Library) </li></ul>
  14. 23. Development challenges… <ul><li>Windows Server w/ Apache, PHP, MySQL </li></ul><ul><li>Testing difficulties </li></ul><ul><ul><li>firewall/security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>virtual host configuration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>need devices and contracts for testing </li></ul></ul>
  15. 24. Other challenges… <ul><li>No Android or iOS developers fit the bill </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of time to do that work in-house </li></ul><ul><li>BUT… </li></ul><ul><li>We feel good about the decision to do this in the browser. </li></ul>
  16. 25. The result: <ul><li>I did an awful lot of the the development on MAMP on my own laptop, </li></ul><ul><li>I used my own personal web space as much as I needed to, </li></ul><ul><li>and I borrowed other people’s phones all the time. </li></ul>
  17. 26. What’s it made of ? <ul><li>Drupal 7 </li></ul><ul><li>jQuery Mobile framework </li></ul><ul><li>Google Maps API 3 </li></ul><ul><li>As much HTML5 / CSS3 as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Layar </li></ul><ul><li>Hopefully more platforms as we continue </li></ul>
  18. 27.
  19. 30. AR’s societal consequences <ul><li>connectivity ubiquity </li></ul><ul><li>openness and transparency </li></ul><ul><li>social vs. isolationist </li></ul><ul><li>privacy concerns </li></ul>
  20. 31. Development Resources <ul><li>Layar Creation: site.layar.com/create </li></ul><ul><li>Layar: dev.layar.com </li></ul><ul><li>BuildAR: buildar.com </li></ul><ul><li>LayarDotNet: layardotnet.codeplex.com </li></ul><ul><li>Python Django Layar: pypi.python.org/pypi/djanjo-layar/ </li></ul><ul><li>PorPOIse: code.google.com/p/porpoise </li></ul>
  21. 32. questions and discussions
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