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A Framework for Outdoor Mobile Augmented Reality and Its Application to Mountain Peak Detection [chapter]

Roman Fedorov, Darian Frajberg, Piero Fraternali
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we report on the development of a framework for mobile outdoor augmented reality application, applied to the overlay of peak information onto views of mountain landscapes.  ...  The application, besides providing a nice experience to the user, can be employed to crowdsource the collection of annotated mountain images for environmental applications.  ...  -Higher accuracy: while it is tolerable for a web-based application to misidentify mountain peaks (the image will be discarded, or manually adjusted by the Web user), an erroneous peak identification on  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-40621-3_21 fatcat:dcqdulogabesnnl3j4yvqfxw3u

Heterogeneous Information Integration for Mountain Augmented Reality Mobile Apps

Darian Frajberg, Piero Fraternali, Rocio Nahime Torres
2017 2017 IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA)  
This paper discusses the experience of a real world mobile AR application for mountain tourists, from its design to the feedback from the community of users.  ...  Mobile Augmented Reality (AR) apps promote a new way of marketing the touristic offer of a territory, by overlaying useful information directly on top of what the user sees.  ...  Related work Augmented reality applications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dsaa.2017.5 dblp:conf/dsaa/FrajbergFT17 fatcat:5rix6q7kprbdfmp6z3ixkq35s4

Convolutional Neural Network for Pixel-Wise Skyline Detection [chapter]

Darian Frajberg, Piero Fraternali, Rocio Nahime Torres
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
and runtime execution overhead (273 ms on a Nexus 6 mobile phone), and thus has been exploited for implementing a real-world augmented reality applications for mountain peak recognition running on low  ...  Outdoor augmented reality applications are an emerging class of software systems that demand the fast identification of natural objects, such as plant species or mountain peaks, in low power mobile devices  ...  an AR mountain peak recognition app also on lowend mobile phones.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-68612-7_2 fatcat:26dnnreemja5xbku5wk34wghve

A Testing Framework for Multi-SensorMobile Applications

Darian Frajberg, Piero Fraternali, Rocio Nahime Torres, Carlo Bernaschina, Roman Fedorov
2019 Journal of Mobile Multimedia  
This paper presents a capture & replay framework that automates the testing of mobile outdoor applications; the framework records in real-time data streams from multiple sensors acquired in field conditions  ...  Testing such applications requires the reproduction of the real conditions in which the application works, which are hard to recreate without automated support.  ...  a case study consisting of an outdoor Augmented Reality application for the real-time mountain peak identification and on-screen labeling; the interface of such application is shown in Figure 2 .  ... 
doi:10.13052/jmm1550-4646.1511 fatcat:4b5biau5jzewnofb7js742uyzm

Augmented reality: Fusing the real and synthetic worlds

Mauro Dalla Mura, Michele Zanin, Claudio Andreatta, Paul Chippendale
2012 2012 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
INTRODUCTION Augmented Reality (AR) is a technology which permits us to mix virtual and real scenes in both time and space [1, Ch. 1] , opening up the possibility to inject virtual information into a  ...  This geo-fixing of an image is achieved by accurately aligning visible landscape features to corresponding features in a 3D virtual model rendered about a user's location [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2012.6351610 dblp:conf/igarss/MuraZAC12 fatcat:acdfliz5h5g5vptm4sie6acp3i

Usability in 4D AR: Visualising Multi-temporal Real-time Geo-data in Augmented Reality Environments

Bernd Resch, Andreas Wichmann, Nicolas Göll
2015 International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies  
; and 3.) design considerations regarding reality vs. virtuality, visualisation complexity and information density.  ...  using the appropriate graphical variables for display, or selecting real-time base data with adequate quality and suitable spatial accuracy.  ...  For the concept presented in this paper, AR glasses are a useful means to overlay, for instance, the names of mountain peaks when glancing over the horizon (helping the mountaineer to decide which trail  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijim.v9i4.4626 fatcat:2gednotlkvbqtj6gonxmmd5luy

Learning Contours for Automatic Annotations of Mountains Pictures on a Smartphone

Lorenzo Porzi, Samuel Rota Buló, Paolo Valigi, Oswald Lanz, Elisa Ricci
2014 Proceedings of the International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras - ICDSC '14  
In this paper we present an AR application for mobile phones to augment pictures of mountainous landscapes with geo-referenced data (e.g. the peaks' names, positions of mountain dews or hiking tracks).  ...  Our application is based on a novel approach for image-to-world registration, which exploits different information collected with on-board sensors.  ...  INTRODUCTION Augmented Reality technologies allow for a digitally enhanced view of the real world.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2659021.2659046 dblp:conf/icdsc/PorziBVLR14 fatcat:gd4uc3nelfdnlmtsh3i4w4iy5i

The Influence of Augmented Reality in Construction and Integration into Smart City

Ioan ADASCALITEI, Ion-Costel-Marius BALTOI
2018 Informatică economică  
The application will be specific to the Android platform and will provide a virtual view of the stages in the construction.  ...  It will also run on mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, or other devices that have a camera, internet connection, and location sensors.  ...  Google Earth is an example of an application which uses VR; with its help we can explore extreme locations like peak of the Everest mountains or the bottom of the oceans or locations outside the earth  ... 
doi:10.12948/issn14531305/22.2.2018.06 fatcat:wstgd3kl3nggzawbjujngrsx24

DSM derived stereo pair photogrammetry: Multitemporal morphometric analysis of a quarry in karst terrain

A'kif Al-Fugara, Rida Al-Adamat, Omar Al-Kouri, Saleh Taher
2016 Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences  
A detailed visualization of the karst terrain and its surface changes were represented using 3D virtual reality tool to substantiate the impact of surface mining in the Bukit Merah.  ...  Application of morphometric techniques to karst landforms provides a quantitative measurement and analysis of the configuration of karst landform variations.  ...  Gunung Terendum Selatan is located to the south of Gunung Terendum. Its peak and base area are respectively 200 m ASML and 200 square meters.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejrs.2016.03.004 fatcat:7ru5vpygpncwtc5svpzns2wwcm

ENHANCING ACCESSIBILITY TO CULTURAL HERITAGE THROUGH DIGITAL CONTENT AND VIRTUAL REALITY: A CASE STUDY OF THE SARMIZEGETUSA REGIA UNESCO SITE

Radu Comes, Călin Neamțu, Zsolt Levente Buna, Ștefan Bodi, Daniela Popescu, Vasile Tompa, Rareș Ghinea, Liliana Mateescu-Suciu
2020 Journal of Ancient History and Archaeology  
For this endeavor more than 560 artifacts have been digitized, the monuments and the fortress have been digitally reconstructed and integrated in digital applications that were combined with classical  ...  Creativity is encour-aged and stimulated by technology; as a result, cultural heritage domain must use technologies and tools from various domains such as engineering (3D scanning), gaming industry (VR  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: The authors would like to thank the following institutions and individuals for their collaboration and involvement within the large-scale digitization project: Babeș-Bolyai University,  ... 
doi:10.14795/j.v7i3.561 fatcat:dhwusx52srconnq3vybqxz6xje

Virtual Reality in Cartography: Immersive 3D Visualization of the Arctic Clyde Inlet (Canada) Using Digital Elevation Models and Bathymetric Data

Mona Lütjens, Thomas Kersten, Boris Dorschel, Felix Tschirschwitz
2019 Multimodal Technologies and Interaction  
Due to rapid technological development, virtual reality (VR) is becoming an accessible and important tool for many applications in science, industry, and economy.  ...  This study investigated advantages, limitations, and possible applications for immersive and intuitive 3D terrain visualizations in VR.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors express their gratitude to all interviewees whose passionate participation and input contributed to the successful validation of the VR application.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mti3010009 fatcat:hy6wumigc5cktgkkbdjll3pfgq

Mountain Peak Detection in Online Social Media [article]

Roman Fedorov
2015 arXiv   pre-print
We discuss possible applications in social fields such as photograph peak tagging on social portals, augmented reality on mobile devices when viewing a mountain panorama, and generation of collective intelligence  ...  We present a system for the classification of mountain panoramas from user-generated photographs followed by identification and extraction of mountain peaks from those panoramas.  ...  If the application is time-critical such as real-time augmented reality or website photographs mountain peak tagging, this approach cannot be applied, but in crawler applications such as environmental  ... 
arXiv:1508.02959v1 fatcat:s7pku6p2bzeqlhfoizifhoewn4

Călin Neamtu, Vitalie Barca, Zsolt Buna, Promoting and Capitalizing on the Vestiges from Sarmizegetusa Regia by Modern Multimedia Methods

2020 Plural: History, Culture, Society  
We present here the results obtained following the use of several hardware tracking systems, augmented virtual reality applications and haptic devices.  ...  This paper presents a series of last generation applications and equipment that may be successfully used in promoting cultural heritage.  ...  Acknowledgement This research is part of the Project "Preservation by the development of sustainable strategies for better protection of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites from Romania" -archaeoheritage.ro  ... 
doi:10.37710/plural.v8i1_8 fatcat:3lvnmpewnzhi3eolslksnrmkke

A New Method of Improving the Azimuth in Mountainous Terrain by Skyline Matching

Balázs Nagy
2020 PFG – Journal of Photogrammetry Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Science  
Augmented reality (AR) applications have a serious problem with the accuracy of the azimuth angle provided by mobile devices.  ...  The silhouette of ridges separates the sky from the terrain and forms the skyline or horizon line in a mountainous scenery. This salient feature can be used for orientation.  ...  Attila Tasnádi for his valuable suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41064-020-00093-1 fatcat:tno4bjgfv5elnlc3kmrzrxd4ye

A computational model for the integration of linked data in mobile augmented reality applications

Stefan Zander, Chris Chiu, Gerhard Sageder
2012 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Semantic Systems - I-SEMANTICS '12  
Linked Data, Augmented Reality (AR), and technical advancements in mobile information technology lead to an increasing desire to exploit Linked Data for the integration and visualization in mobile AR applications  ...  We demonstrate the applicability of our approach through a proof-of-concept AR application that retrieves and aggregates mountain-specific data from a set of different sources and displays such data in  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Silvia Fürst for implementing parts of the proofof-concept prototype. REFERENCES  ... 
doi:10.1145/2362499.2362518 dblp:conf/i-semantics/ZanderCS12 fatcat:22irlqmoq5hb7awajw4nbt6mia
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