Professional Augmented Reality Browsers for Smartphones

Create amazing mobile augmented reality apps with junaio, Layar, and Wikitude!

Professional Augmented Reality Browsers for Smartphones guides you through creating your own augmented reality apps for the iPhone, Android, Symbian, and bada platforms, featuring fully workable and downloadable source code. You will learn important techniques through hands-on applications, and you will build on those skills as the book progresses.

Professional Augmented Reality Browsers for Smartphones:

  • Describes how to use the latitude/longitude coordinate system to build location-aware solutions and tells where to get POIs for your own augmented reality applications
  • Details the leading augmented reality platforms and highlights the best applications
  • Covers development for the leading augmented reality browser platforms: Wikitude, Layar, and junaio
  • Shows how to build cross-platform location-aware content (Android, iPhone, Symbian, and bada) to display POIs directly in camera view
  • Includes tutorials for building 2D and 3D content, storing content in databases, and triggering actions when users reach specific locations

Table of Contents
Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1. Introducing Augmented Reality (AR)
Chapter 2. Natural-Feature Tracking and Visual Search
Chapter 3. Introduction to AR Browsers
Chapter 4. Latitude, Longitude, and Where to get POIs

Part II: Wikitude
Chapter 5. Building Worlds with KML
Chapter 6. Building Worlds with ARML

Part III: Layar
Chapter 7. Building Layar Layers
Chapter 8. Creating Filters and 2D Objects
Chapter 9. Using Layar Tools

Part IV: Junaio
Chapter 10. Creating junaio Channels
Chapter 11. Natural-Feature Tracking and Visual Search with junaio

Part V: The Next Steps
Chapter 12. Adding Advanced Functionality
Chapter 13. Taking Your Application to Market
Chapter 14. The Future of AR

Appendix A. Wikitude Support and ARML Parameters
Appendix B. Layar Support and Parameters
Appendix C. Junaio Support and Parameters

Book Details

  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox (June 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1119992818
  • ISBN-13: 978-1119992813
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