Professional Augmented Reality Browsers for Smartphones. Programming for junaio, Layar and Wikitude
- ID: 2246223
- June 2011
- 360 Pages
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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
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PART I: INTRODUCTION.
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCING AUGMENTED REALITY (AR).
CHAPTER 2: NATURAL-FEATURE TRACKING AND VISUAL SEARCH 13
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.
Lester Madden (Essex, UK) has been involved with mobile technologies for 15 years. He has held marketing or developer focused roles at Microsoft, Skype, Nokia, and Symbian and is currently at Orange. Madden is well known in the mobile augmented reality community, working with many of the application providers for content and evangelizing solutions.