Multi-users Real-Time Interaction with Bacterial Biofilm Images Using Augmented Reality

  • Mohammadreza Hosseini
  • Tomasz Bednarz
  • Arcot Sowmya
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8526)


Augmented Reality (AR) applications may be used to enhance understanding of physical objects by addition of digital information to captured video streams. We propose new bio-secure system for interactions with bacterium biofilm images using the AR technology to improve safety in experimental lab. In proposed application we used state-of-the-art real-time features detection and matching methods. Also, various methods of feature detection and matching were compared with each other for real-time interaction and accuracy. The implementation of an app on a tablet device (Apple iPad) makes it useable by multi users in parallel.


Multi-user Real-time biofilm Augmented reality 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammadreza Hosseini
    • 1
  • Tomasz Bednarz
    • 2
  • Arcot Sowmya
    • 1
  1. 1.UNSWSydneyAustralia
  2. 2.CSIROBrisbaneAustralia

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