Lunch & Learn: Augmented Reality

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Augmented reality ties the physical and virtual worlds. These science fiction sounding applications are just the beginning of bringing the Internet to the physical world. Just pointing your phone at a historic building or direction, can bring a wealth of information to the user. Join us to learn about popular Augmented Reality Applications such as Layar, Wikitude, Red Laser and others and how they will change our information seeking behaviors in the future.

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  • 1. Augmented Reality
    Diana Silveira
    Novare Library Services

2. What is Augmented Reality?
A type ofvirtualreality that combines real and imagined images in a real-time session. In augmented reality, most of the images are real.
Defined in PC Magazine
3. .
Connecting
Improving
Changing
Enhancing
Its already changing how we view the world
Supplementing
4. QR Codes
5. Around Me
6. Visual shopping & Beyond
Google Goggles
Amazon
Red Laser
Snaptell
7. Red Laser
8. Wikitude
9. Layar
10. Coming Soon To Layar
11. AcrossAIR
12. Change Someones Life
Apps:DanKam: Colorblind Fix, LookTel, Meal Snap
13. Other Niche Products
Starchart
CarFinder
SnapShop
London Tube
Sea Breeze
AR Soccer
Golfscape
Social Shopper
SpyGlass
Yelp
App: Star Chart, Top Apps
14. AR in Cars
15. Source: Wired Magazine
16. Facial Recognition for the masses
Source:face.com
17. Shelf Reading?
ReadWriteWeb
18. Changing information Seeking Behavior?
Search by photo
Immediacy of information
Sharing crowdsourced information as readily available (or more) than authoritative sources
Privacy?
19. Ready to Create your Own?
Tools:
Video Display
Video Camera
AR Toolkit
Blender
FLARToolkit
More info @ Daniel Frommelts 2009 Presentation
20. Contact
@novarelibrary
facebook.com/novarelibraryservices
delicious.com/dee987/Augmentedreality
Novarelibrary.com/news
diana@novarelibrary.com
877.816.9638/www.slideshare.net/dee987