Professional Augmented Reality Browsers for Smartphones: Programming for junaio, Layar and Wikitude

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John Wiley & Sons, May 18, 2011 - Computers - 360 pages
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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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Latitude Longitude and Where to get POIs
Building Worlds with ARML
lll Layar
Creating Filters and 2D Obiects
Using Layar Tools
Creating iunaio Channels
Naturalfeature Tracking and Visual Search with
The Next Steps
Taking Your Application to Market
Wikitude Support and ARML Parameters
iunaio Support and Parameters

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About the author (2011)

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.

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