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Presentation for ARDevcamp Amsterdam: The state of mobile AR - using the Layar ecosystem as a reference

Presentation for ARDevcamp Amsterdam: The state of mobile AR - using the Layar ecosystem as a reference



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The state of mobile AR The state of mobile AR Presentation Transcript

  • Mobile AR The state of mobile AR - using the Layar ecosystem as a reference Johannes la Poutré AR Devcamp - Amsterdam 17 April 2010 Twitter: use #ardev
  • Overview Mobile AR Applications The Browser approach Layers by example The Layar API What’s next for AR?
  • Types of AR Marker based AR Webcam recognizes special symbol Location based (mobile) AR Runs on mobile phone Look! No markers! View slide
  • AR Applications Dedicated AR apps Generic AR “browsers” Aim to be the “web browser” for AR content Examples: Layar, Wikitude View slide
  • The AR browser approach Browser: just one app (install once) Open content model Basic specification for AR data Content from independent providers AR Browser = catalog and AR viewer
  • The Catalog AR content in “layers” Each layer is registered... ...and listed in a catalog
  • The AR view @TweepsAround demo at Sprint Nextel Event
  • AR Layers Some examples
  • Where is... ATMs Hotels Letter Box Phone Booth (that would be ironic!)
  • But there’s so much more! AR is not primarily about dry facts It’s all about experience Think out of the box!
  • Entertainment Position the image and take a screenshot
  • Social Where are my friends on... Twitter Foursquare Gowalla
  • Data visualization measurement and display of air quality
  • Commercial campaigns Concept for Coca Cola Switch on your Layer and the happiness factory comes to life.
  • Virtual Art & Manifestation The first ARFlashmob Next Saturday 24th Dam Square, Amsterdam Contact @sndrv http://www.sndrv.nl/ARflashmob/
  • The Layar API API registration (developer key) Layer description and deployment Standardized HTTP request Standardized response (JSON) Layer metadata POIs = Points of Interest
  • Layar deployment API Registration Catalog listing Appearance Metadata Filter parameters
  • Layar response Serialization: JSON Response metadata POI data http://layar.pbworks.com/
  • Layar API platforms Don’t re-invent the wheel! Open Source platforms PorPOISe (contact @jfdsmit) Openhanced (contact @openhanced) Services Hoppala.eu (contact @hoppala_eu)
  • What’s next Compelling User Experience (glasses, lenses!) True open AR content models Discovery Relevance, personalization Privacy
  • Building blocks Many existing techniques can be used: Wave / XMPP (real time protocol) Semantic Web technology (discovery, relevance) Collaborative spam filtering (will become essential) Many of this comes together in...
  • Follow this initiative! Start here: http://arwave.org
  • Resources Layar - http://layar.com TAB WorldMedia - http://tabworldmedia.com MIMAQ - http://mimaq.org (under construction) PorPOISe - http://code.google.com/p/porpoise/ Openhanced - http://www.openhanced.com Hoppala Server - http://hoppala.eu ARWave - http://arwave.org | http://groups.google.com/group/arwave Don’t forget #ARFlashmob - http://www.sndrv.nl/ARflashmob/
  • Thank you! Johannes la Poutré info@squio.nl http://squio.nl