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Designing and implementing outdoor augmented reality system based on ARToolKit
Author(s): Zongyi He; Yongqi Liu; Yong Chang; Shenghua Hu
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Paper Abstract

Augmented Reality (AR) is the overlay of virtual computer graphics images on real world objects, and has many potential applications in industrial operations and academic research. ARToolKit is a C and C++ language software library that allows programmers develop Augmented Reality applications easily. Since the registration method of ARToolKit is based on computer vision, ARToolKit is not suitable for outdoor environment. ARToolKit needs to be improved for outdoor augmented reality. Source code of ARToolkit is improved in this paper. The registration method of vision is kept down, and 3D Electronic compass+RTKGPS is added, so that the registration method of 3D can be carried out not only indoor environment, but also outdoor environment. The paper discusses the framework of outdoor 3D underground pipeline augmented reality system based on ARToolKit.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 2007
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6754, Geoinformatics 2007: Geospatial Information Technology and Applications, 675425 (7 August 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.764952
Show Author Affiliations
Zongyi He, Wuhan Univ. (China)
Yongqi Liu, Wuhan Univ. (China)
Yong Chang, Shandong Normal Univ. (China)
Shenghua Hu, Guangdong Land Resource Information Ctr. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6754:
Geoinformatics 2007: Geospatial Information Technology and Applications
Peng Gong; Yongxue Liu, Editor(s)

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