courses

Wednesday, 15 December | 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM | Room 308B/C

Presented in Korean, translated simultaneously to English / 한국어로 발표 됨 (영어 동시 통역)

Introduction to Augmented Reality and Its Applications

Tuesday, 14 December | 7:00 午後 - 8:45 午後 | Room 308B/C

This course introduces and defines augmented reality and user interfaces that can apply AR to enhance users' perceptions of reality.

Level

Beginner

Intended Audience

Attendees who want to learn about about augmented reality and the current commercial apps for AR.

Presentation Language

Presented in Korean, translated simultaneously to English / 한국어로 발표 됨 (영어 동시 통역)

Prerequisites

Basic understanding of computer technology and mathematics.

Syllabus

Introduction
 - What is augmented reality?
 - Overview
Tracking
 - Marker-based tracking 
 - How ARToolkit works (ARToolkit Inside)
 - Natural feature-based tracking
Current State of the Art
 - Real-virtual interactions
 - AR for user guidance
Current Mobile AR Apps
 - Layar
 - Wikitude
 - Sekai Camera
 - Nearest Tube
 - Nokia
 - Etc.
Discussion
 - What are the challenges with mobile AR today?
 - Conclusions

Ig-Jae Kim
Korea Institute of Science & Technology

Instructor Bios

Ig-Jae Kim
Ig-Jae Kim is a senior research scientist at the Imaging Media Research Center of the Korea Institute of Science & Technology. He holds a PhD in computer science from Seoul National University and worked at the MIT Media Laboratory. He is also an assistant professor at the University of Science and Technology. His research deals with various aspects of augmented reality.