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Manasek AR: A Location-Based Augmented Reality Application for Hajj and Umrah

  • Mounira Taileb
  • Elham Al-Ghamdi
  • Nusaibah Al-Ghanmi
  • Abeer Al-Mutari
  • Khadija Al-Jadani
  • Mona Al-Ghamdi
  • Alanood Al-Mutari
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8526)

Abstract

In this paper a location-based augmented reality application is presented. It is a mobile application whose goal is to facilitate the journey of millions of pilgrims when performing Hajj and Umrah and overcome the difficulties they face. Using the Augmented Reality, the application displays different types of information about the pilgrims surroundings in a mobile camera view. The usability testing of the proposed application ended successfully with a very high rate of positive feedback from users.

Keywords

Location-based Augmented Reality GPS compass accelometer 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mounira Taileb
    • 1
  • Elham Al-Ghamdi
    • 1
  • Nusaibah Al-Ghanmi
    • 1
  • Abeer Al-Mutari
    • 1
  • Khadija Al-Jadani
    • 1
  • Mona Al-Ghamdi
    • 1
  • Alanood Al-Mutari
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computing and Information Technology Information Technology departmentKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia

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