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Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications | Upside Learning Blog

A great article explaining the two key methods of AR 1) marker or image based  or 2) GPS.

http://www.upsidelearning.com/blog/index.php/2010/04/30/tools-for-developing-augmented-reality-applications/

Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications | Upside Learning Blog

via Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications | Upside Learning Blog.

 

The marker based one is exemplified by

A couple of my students used these tutorials and produced some great work.

 

The image based one is exemplified by http://www.zinapp.com/home/

We used this on the back on the 2012 student magazine http://testzone.net.au/magazine2012/#back

The GPS based one is exemplified by the http://www.rtbg.tas.gov.au/?base=3328. The example creates virtual dinosaurs in real botanic parks.

 

But there are many different tools that you can use to create AR.

These include:

  • Flash and Papervision
  • Layer

 

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