Augmented Reality: A Better Learning Experience


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This is a presentation of Dr. Poonsri Vate-U-Lan. It was at the 7th International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-based Society during 16-17 of December, 2010. This is also to celebrate 40th anniversary of Assumption University of Thailand.

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  • The 2010 Horizon Report is a collaboration between The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative The annual Horizon Report describes the continuing work of the NMC Horizon Project, a long-running qualitative research project that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, research, or creative expression within learning-focused organizations. The 2010 Horizon Report is the sixth annual report in the series.
  • Augmented Reality: A Better Learning Experience

    1. 1. Augmented Reality: A Better Learning Experience Poonsri Vate-U-Lan, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D. 7 th International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society, Dec 16-17, 2010 Bangkok The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Alan Kay
    2. 2. Agenda of the presentation <ul><li>Introduction to AR in Education </li></ul><ul><li>What is it in general and particular in education? </li></ul>Definition of AR in Education Sharing some commons and specific term for educational purposes Gadgets for Interacting with AR The way to explore and enjoy AR AR Statistics Report regarding to the use of AR 1 2 3 4
    3. 3. <ul><li>Assistant Program Director, Ph.D. in eLearning Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Doctor of Education from RMIT, Australia </li></ul><ul><li>International Visiting Scholar, Brock University, Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Translator of Don’t make me think! And </li></ul><ul><li>Author of CourseBuilder for DreamWeaver </li></ul>Poonsri Vate-U-Lan, Ed.D.
    4. 4. QR stands for Quick Response AR stands for Augmented Reality Something similar but not the same <ul><li>QR </li></ul><ul><li>AR </li></ul>Hand Gesture and Speech Recognition
    5. 5. At prepare to be amazed
    6. 6. Introduction <ul><li>How many of you use Augmented Reality? </li></ul>
    7. 7. People’s reaction to AR for the 1 st time… <ul><li>AR looks cool, but is anybody actually using it? </li></ul>
    8. 8. Simple AR will be widespread within 2-3 years
    9. 9. Emerging Technology Hype Cycle - Explained
    10. 10. 2010 – Emerging Technology Hype AR reached its peak in 2010
    11. 11. A Simple Definition <ul><li>Augmented Reality (AR) is an interactive 3D environment that links physical reality and the virtual world by Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) (Vate-U-Lan, 2010). </li></ul>
    12. 12. How does the off-line augmented reality work?
    13. 13. Esquire's Augmented Reality Issue: A Tour <ul><li> </li></ul>
    14. 14. How does the on-line augmented reality work? <ul><li>Internet mode: Adobe Flash Player10 is installed on the computer </li></ul><ul><li>The marker is tracked and co-ordinated content (2D, 3D, video, text, etc.) are superimposed over the image </li></ul><ul><li>The tracking system follows the movement of the marker and plays animation accordingly </li></ul><ul><li>It is possible to see the 3D content from 360 degrees by turning the marker in front of the camera. </li></ul>Source: Total immersion (2010)
    15. 15. Smart Grid Augmented Reality
    16. 16. About a marker <ul><li>Something on the top of a marker means turn off. </li></ul><ul><li>A marker can work on skin, cloth and should print on the normal paper, not a glossy paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Colour or black and white of marker is does not a matter. This turns the new era of publishing. </li></ul><ul><li>AR also work in a markerless environment. </li></ul>Source Horsey (2010) 2 , (2010) 3 3. 1. 2.
    17. 17. Augmented Reality displays overlay computer-generated graphics onto the real world Source: Alhadef (2007)
    18. 18. Augmented Reality engaging people in Serious Games Source: Alhadef (2007)
    19. 19. Cathedral of Learning in AR November 11, 2010. Brother Bancha Saenghiran, is holding the Augmented Reality of the Cathedral of Learning. Standing next to him is Prof. Dr. Srisakdi Charmonman.
    20. 20. Museum and Dormitory in AR <ul><li> November 11, 2010, Brother Bancha Saenghiran, is holding the Augmented Reality of the Museum and Dormitory. Standing next to him is the smiling Prof. Dr. Srisakdi Charmonman </li></ul>
    21. 21. AR Medical Training Through Visualization A physician can directly see inside a patient, using augmented reality (AR). (Alhadef, (2007) as cited in Kiyokawa, 2002).
    22. 22. GE Healthcare, AR at the exhibition <ul><li>AuReaTV (2010, Dec 10) </li></ul>
    23. 23. Interactive educational AR medical App. Source: Finley (2010)
    24. 24. BMW Augmented Reality <ul><li>Innovative cars, Innovative service </li></ul><ul><li>The future is about seeing more. </li></ul>Bavarian Motor Works (2010)
    25. 25. Volkswagen Uses X-Ray Vision In Training  Eurotuner (November 30, 2010)
    26. 26. BBC R&D Augmented Reality
    27. 27. ARIUX Bring book to live <ul><li>Multiple languages design for AR on Alien book </li></ul>
    28. 28. Augmented Reality for Tourist Experience <ul><li> (2010) </li></ul>
    29. 29. AR assists, a customer to see what inside LEGO box.
    30. 30. 3D pop up book creator at
    31. 31. <ul><li>Do you have a webcam on any of your computers, or do you plan to have one within 6 months? (307 Votes) </li></ul>AR Statistics Source: Szymczyk, (2010) AR POLLS – DO YOU HAVE A WEBCAM
    32. 32. AR POLLS – BROWSER PLUG-IN Would you view an online Augmented Reality experience if it required you to download and install an Internet Browser plug-in other than Flash? (256 Votes) AR Statistics Source: Szymczyk, (2010)
    33. 33. Gadgets for interacting with AR AR contact lens (2010) Head Mounted Display (HMD) Source: (2010) + or or or AR Gloves and Glasses Monson-Haefel (2009)
    34. 34. “ Augmented reality will truly change the way we view the world.” Alhadef (2007)
    35. 35. For additional information <ul><li>Please visit </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>