term referring to all the projects to complement the reality of any virtual elements
The term was proposed by Tom Caudell, a researcher of Boeing Corporation,in 1990 . Ronald Azuma in 1997 defined the augmented reality as a system that 1. Combines the virtual and real. 2. Interact in real-time 3. Works in 3D.
Nintendo – Wii Augmented Reality Examples : Game Consoles Sony PlayStation 3 – Controller + Eye Cam Sony PlayStation 3 – Eye Pet XBox – Project Natal
1. Mobilizy – Wikitude 2. Nokia – Concept with Image Comparison 3. Whiteapp – AR iPhone apps Augmented Reality examples: Location Based Mobile Apps
There are AR applications outside of console games, including military and consumer products, too. Night-vision goggles and targeting-assistance technology help marksmen in battle, and children's stories come to life with AR-enhanced books. The uses are vast.
Inside FLARToolKit Marker pattern specification: Needs to be square. Only 50% of center area is used in matching process. Marker pattern is 16 x 16 dots bitmap by default. Size of the pattern can be lager, but it requires more recognition time.