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Common Data Format in Visual Assembling Guidance Using Augmented Reality

  • Dawid PacholczykEmail author
  • Mariusz Trzaska
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1069)

Abstract

Augmented Reality (AR) gains increased attention over the past few years. It becomes recognized as a valuable tool for a casual user and for a business/industry customer. One of the biggest problems of AR is lack of a common data protocol that would allow creating a data scheme independently of technology that will be used by the end user. This factor slows down the evolution of augmented reality as an everyday technology. ARAssembler is a project that is using our data format for assembling instructions used in augmented reality aided software. Instructions are shared between multiple client applications. The scheme can be used on any device regardless of the technology that it is using. The only task that needs to be done by the client application is to use a common data model and prepare actions/animations based on the scheme. The scheme can be used in any way, to present an object picker, or to create a visual version of paper instruction. Assembly tasks and AR technology are currently a very important topic in this area of research, that is why we decided to focus our prototype on the possibility of creating a step-by-step guidebook and reconstructing it on a client mobile application. Both ends of the project (recorder, client) are based on a mobile device as those are currently the most available augmented reality platform.

Keywords

Augmented reality Data-information layer Protocol Generic platform Assembly manual Guidebook 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Polish-Japanese Academy of ITWarsaawPoland

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