Augmented Reality is the integration of digital information with the user environment in real time.
Unlike Virtual Reality which creates a totally artificial environment, Augmented Reality uses the existing environment and overlays new information/media on the top of it. AR technology is useful in many industries including Automobile, Healthcare, Public-Safety, Gas & Oil, Tourism, Marketing and much more.
Augmented Reality apps are written in special 3D programs & using a special engine like “Unity3D” that allow the developer to tie animation or contextual digital information in the computer program to an augmented reality “Marker/ImageTarget” in the real world. When a computing device’s AR app or browser plug-in receives digital information from a known marker, it begins to execute the marker’s code and layer the correct image or images.
We can combine Global Positioning System (GPS), Machine Vision, Object Recognition, Gesture recognition with AR to develop more functional and useful AR apps.
One secret ingredient driving the future of a 3D technological world is a computational problem called SLAM. Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (SLAM) is a series of complex computations and algorithms which use sensor data to construct a map of an unknown environment while using it at the same time to identify where it is located. SLAM […]
ARToolKit 6: A Fast & Modern Open Source AR SDK DAQRI company announces a new milestone in the project augmented reality tools open source ARToolKit. The Americans started to open beta ARToolKit 6 on Linux, Android, iOS, macOS, and Unity. New updates abound functional part and distributed Apache v2.0 license so that developers can create their own applications […]
Industry vertical AR solutions are focused on using scalable AR solutions to solve issues for industries such as retail, logistics, specific CPG categories and publishing. Pricing models vary substantially based on factors such as usage, comprised of licensing, support and volume of usage fees. In this scenario, open source technology always helps us to increase […]
Literature review Apple doesn’t want to bring Augmented Reality to a small group of people to improve over time; it wants to bring this new tech to every iOS user all at once. ARKit is a set of tools that allows developers to build AR apps and games for the iPhone and iPad, so instead […]
iOS 11 introduces ARKit, a new framework that allows you to easily create Augmented Reality experiences for iPhone and iPad. By blending digital objects and information with the environment around you, ARKit takes apps beyond the screen, freeing them to interact with the real world in entirely new ways. In a pretty amazing demo, Apple […]
Apple is finally getting into augmented reality Augmented Reality isn’t a new technology, but as our phones and tablets become more powerful, the limits to what is possible have started to melt away. With Apple jumping into AR, there are a few additional reasons to get excited. In WWDC-2017 show off ARKit, a platform which the […]
In an interview to The Independent earlier this year, Cook said that “the smartphone is for everyone, we don’t have to think the iPhone is about a certain demographic, or country or vertical market: it’s for everyone. I think AR is that big, it’s huge. I get excited because of the things that could be […]
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Literature review Developers can easily add advanced computer vision functionality to any application, allowing it to recognize images and objects, or reconstruct environments in the real world. Vuforia enables us to detect our own image and augment virtual 2D/3D content over it. In this tutorial we’ll dive back into the Vuforia Augmented Reality (AR) library, exploring […]
Technology – The Formation Roots of the Application Development Advanced Level GL Programming 2D & 3D Game and App Developers Cross-platform support with Unity 3D C# language based Mono Scripting/ UnityScripting 3D Modeling, Animation & Rendering Basic Prerequisites before starting AR App Development Sound knowledge of Unity 3D Basic knowledge of at least one AR SDK Basic […]