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Augmented Reality Anywhere and Anytime   

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   Social Augmented Reality

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   Real-Time Self Localization

   Structural Modelling

   AR Graphics

   AR Navigation

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The Handheld Augmented Reality
Project is supported by the
following institutions:

Qualcomm

 

Christian Doppler Forschungsgesellschaft

 

Graz University of Technology

 

 


 

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"Taking AR to the next level” - CDL Workshop on Tracking Technology for AR, Graz, Austria, September 15-17, 2014 - Venue details!

The event will take place at the Hotel Wiesler in the city center of Graz.

 



"Taking AR to the next level” - CDL Workshop on Tracking Technology for AR, Graz, Austria, September 15-17, 2014 - APPROVED!

Our proposal was finally accepted, and we are happy to announce that the will take place as planned. In the meantime all speakers from the tracking sessions of ISMAR were invited, who all expressed their interest to attend. We are delighted to announce our keynote speakers as follows:


Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, Osaka University, Japan

Adrien Bartoli, Université d'Auvergne, France

Jan-Michael Frahm, UNC at Chapel Hill, USA


More information about the venue will be announced soon.

 

LIMITED NUMBER OF STUDENT GRANTS AVAILABLE!!! - DEADLINE EXTENSION

 

We invite a limited number of master students to this event. All cost including travel expenses and stay at Graz will be covered! This is not a call for papers! It is just about getting to know our lab and probably become a collaborator. Interested persons are asked to send in their CV to applications@icg.tugraz.at by July 15, 2014.

We will closely consider all submitted CVs and will announce the list of accepted participants on this webpage by July 18, 2014.


"Taking AR to the next level” - Tentative CDL Workshop on Tracking Technology for AR, Graz, Austria, September 15-17, 2014

The CDL on Handheld Augmented Reality is the most prominent research group in the world, known for the invention of new technologies in the area of mobile AR. Qualcomm as the world’s largest chip manufacturer is investing considerable efforts to push AR technology for mass-market commercialization. Since the start of the CDL for Handheld Augmented Reality, AR has raised tremendous interest in society, social media, industry and other research areas. Still, some aspects remain very challenging: tracking is still the core problem to solve and to make AR applicable in real-world scenarios for mass-market applications. Our intuition is therefore to focus the proposed workshop on tracking technology and trends in CV research, to quickly move forward in this area and to bring up new concepts for solving AR related problems.

 

The tentative 3-day workshop is a closed internal event, planned to take place in the week following both large European events, ISMAR and ECCV, from September 15-17, 2014. We consider that world’s most prominent experts will come to either ECCV and/or ISMAR, so our aim is to convince them to extend their stay and come to Graz for another three days of symposium. We propose to focus on three key items within the workshop:

  • Provide advanced training from experts to current and former CDL members;
  • Get in touch with experts to have face-to-face dialogues about current and future AR challenges;
  • Involve interested students and get them in touch with the technology, probably hiring them as PhD candidates.

We will invite four keynote speakers from the list of prominent experts in the field of CV and AR. The event is planned to take place in the Aula of the Graz University of Technology, and the surrounding lecture rooms of the ICG department, Inffeldgasse 16, 8010 Graz. The event is currently TENTATIVE and the taking place of the event will finally be confirmed on June 30, 2014.

 

LIMITED NUMBER OF STUDENT GRANTS AVAILABLE!!!

 

We invite a limited number of master students to this event. All cost including travel expenses and stay at Graz will be covered! This is not a call for papers! It is just about getting to know our lab and probably become a collaborator. Interested persons are asked to send in their CV to applications@icg.tugraz.at by June 30, 2014.

We will closely consider all submitted CVs and will announce the list of accepted participants on this webpage by July 18, 2014.

 

Tentative time table for the workshop.


Christian Doppler Lab for Handheld AR

The Christian Doppler Labor for Handheld AR is the premier research laboratory for mobile Augmented Reality.

Augmented Reality is a promising interface technology changing the way we access information. With ubiquitous handheld devices such as mobile phones, browsing our environment visually anywhere at anytime will be the predominant mode of interaction.

The Handheld AR team has made major contributions to the field of mobile Augmented Reality. We were the first to introduce Augmented Reality on PDAs in 2003 and were the first to demonstrate realtime Natural Feature Tracking on mobile phones in 2007. Our tracking technology has now become available world wide as part of the Qualcomm AR SDK.

More about the Christian Doppler Labor for Handheld Augmented Reality


Current Projects

ImageSocial AR is a project that targets new concepts for mobile Augmented Reality enabling laypersons to create content for mobile AR applications. Within that project we create techniques and applications allowing the creation of content in unprepared environments as well as the sharing of content between users.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ImageInformation Presentation for Augmented Reality is a project dealing with the two topics of integrating information in real world environments, and compact information presentation for small screen-estate.

 

 

 

 

 

Real-Time Self Localization is a project targeting the real-time localization of a mobile phone using vision and sensors. The developed localization framework is based on sparse 3D point clouds and our latest achievements in natural feature tracking. The sparse 3D point clouds are created through a 3D reconstruction pipeline using captured images from a high quality DSLR camera as input.

 

 

 

AR Graphics is a project dealing with visual coherence in video based AR. Visual coherence is about blending the virtual augmentations seamlessly with the real-world content. Unrealistic rendered virtual content does not pop out any more, which improves the AR experience.

 

AR Navigation The goal of this project is to design, implement and evaluate novel techniques for enhancing handheld navigation systems with AR.

 

 

All older projects can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

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