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Building a custom AR tablet

Augmented Reality (AR) on mobile devices has grown in leaps and bounds as the devices have become more powerful. However, these devices have not yet reached the point where they are capable of high quality markerless AR. To solve this problem it was decided to build a prototype tablet system that has the needed processing [...]

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Gaming in 3D

Interest in 3D displays has increased drastically over the past few months. These displays range from small screens such as the Nintendo 3DS to the huge Panasonic’s TH-152UX1 152” 3D Plasma display. Most of these require that the viewer wears glasses which are either eclipsing shutter or polarised glasses. However, some screens such as the [...]

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Vision in the Future

As the saying goes, “seeing is believing”. This is unfortunately not yet true for Augmented Reality (AR) applications where the goal is to augment the observed world with real-time computer-generated images and interfaces. At the moment, most consumer AR applications simply display an image on a normal LCD screen or a mobile phone’s display. The [...]

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