Category Archives: Technology

Google’s Project Tango and Augmented Reality

Google recently announced project Tango – a 3D mapping framework that will allow for simple scanning and virtual generation of a real world 3D environment. This project falls in the category of several sensing applications that utilize sensors such as … Continue reading

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Lunar Phases Astronomy AR Lesson

This lunar phases augmented reality lesson was developed as a part of my doctoral studies, and I used it as a primary  learning content used in the AR experimental group. I chose lunar phases for my research because (a) it … Continue reading

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Generating 3D Models for Augmented Reality Projects with Xbox Kinect – Part 1.

Creating 3D models often requires hours of labor and knowledge of complex 3D modeling software. There is no way around it; if you want to create a 3D model of a specific object, you have to search for the model, … Continue reading

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Occupational Safety Scaffolding

We just posted another video produced with the help of AR. Professor Ron Dotson reviews OSHA regulations for scaffolding in this AR video. This video serves as a preview session for an assignment in OSH 379: Construction Safety. Check out … Continue reading

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Current State of AR

Three years have passed since GE astonished us with their Smart Grid flash based AR commercial. Since then, AR has been slowly being embraced as mainstream technology and was deployed on various devices and platforms. During the GE campaign, we saw … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality (AR) Solar System Magic Book

Updated version of this project can be found here: http://www.arined.org/?p=964 We created this project as an idea generator for further AR projects at Critical Thinking session at EKU. The content for this AR solar system was taken from NASA Web site … Continue reading

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Consumer grade see through HMD glasses from Vuzix

We are a step closer to a consumer grade see through HMD’s this year with the upcoming product from Vuzix. Sean Buckley interviewed Vuzix engineers at CES 2012 and brought you this video: Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on … Continue reading

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