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CodeAndroid Meet Up Slides - Augmented Reality on Android

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CodeAndroid Meet Up Slides - Augmented Reality on Android

  1. 1. CodeAndroid Meetup – Learning about the Platform IE Singapore – The Little Red Dot 30th May 2009 10 AM
  2. 2. CodeAndroid.org • Android Developer/User Group • Grassroots effort by developers • Promote Android development around this region (SEA, Oceania) • You can join us on Facebook, Twitter, IRC (#codeandroid @ irc.freenode.net) Special thanks to Eugene from IE Singapore for the venue arrangements
  3. 3. Agenda • Cool stuff that you can do on Android (Chua Zi Yong) • How can you build an app in 30 minutes (Muh Hon Cheng) • Q&A with Jason Hudgins, winner of Android Dev Challenge 1 with ShopSavvy • Discussion and mingling
  4. 4. Cool stuff that you can do on Android Augmented Reality
  5. 5. Why Augmented Reality? • Value adds to your data (CONTEXT!) • Visual and “life-like” experience to the user • Less 2D, more 3D • More convenience • Less intrusive advertisements?
  6. 6. What is Augmented Reality? • Combination of real-world and computer-generated data • Blend computer graphics into real footage in real time. • Uses • motion-tracking data • markers recognition using machine vision Source: http://takemetoyourleader.com
  7. 7. What does Android provides? • Location Provider • Altitude Location and type of interaction • Accelerometer • Gyroscope • Camera ------- Image recognition and processing
  8. 8. Example of AR on Android Case 1 Wikitude • Grabs your location, screen orientation • Mesh with data from Wikipedia and Qype • POI location, description Source: Wikitude
  9. 9. Ideas for AR on Android? • Military • Extension of social network app (locate your friend) • AR games • Item tagging and identification
  10. 10. How can you build an app in 30 minutes
  11. 11. Creating a simple Android application • APIDemo (sample code included with Android SDK installation) • Reference Doc
  12. 12. Creating a simple Android application • Activity – represents a screen that an application can present to its users • Intents – a simple message object that represents an „intention‟ to do something
  13. 13. Q&A with Jason from ShopSavvy
  14. 14. CodeAndroid.org • You can join us on Facebook, Twitter, IRC (#codeandroid @ irc.freenode.net) • Contact us at CodeAndroid.org@gmail.com or www.codeandroid.org Special thanks to Eugene from IE Singapore for the venue arrangements

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