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A Mobile Augmented Reality Movie Primer

T Cochrane, V Narayan, L Antonczak, M Schlessor (ed.), L Antonczak (ed.)

MINA: The Mobile Innovation Network Aotearoa | Published : 2014


Smartphones provide a powerful platform for augmented reality (AR). Using a smartphone’s camera together with the built in GPS, compass, gyroscope, and touch screen enables the real world environment to be overlaid with contextual digital information. The creation of mobile AR environments is relatively simple, with the development of mobile AR browsers such as Wikitude and Layar that provide simple tools for user AR content creation and sharing. In this paper we illustrate how these tools can be used within educational contexts based upon several projects that we have implemented in higher education. The paper provides a pragmatic primer on how to implement mobile AR to facilitate creative ..

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