17. Spatial Augmented Reality: Merging Real and Virtual Worlds
Half-Day, 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
A survey of the latest techniques for augmented reality that go beyond conventional head-mounted-displays. The course introduces prototypes, explains rendering and calibration algorithms, discusses case studies, and presents techniques beyond visual augmentation. It also summarizes new applications in art, science, education, and industry that are enabled by modern techniques in augmented reality.
PrerequisitesHelpful but not required: general knowledge of basic computer graphics techniques, 3D tools, and optics. Not required: programming or specific mathematical experience.
Intended AudienceDesigners of augmented-reality systems, programmers, and artists who want to learn about modern hardware and software techniques to combine real and virtual worlds.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)
raskar (at) merl.com
bimber (at) uni-weimar.de
The University of Electro-Communications