Friday, October 7, 2011

Augmented Reality Tutorial (PART 2 ─ Download repository )


1) If you never having experience using SVN, you need to install it first. Most flash library are stored in SVN, download and install SVN to make it easier downloading FlarToolKit and Papervision 3d or you need to download each individual files manually.
For PC (Windows)  → TurtoiseSVN
For Mac (OS X) → SVNX

2) After TortoiseSVN installed, launch it.
     - right click ► SVNCheckout
i) Download FLARToolKit
URL of repository :

[ Wait untill the files finish downloading ]

ii) Download Papervision Code
URL of repository :
[ Wait untill the files finish downloading ]

Next : Augmented Reality Tutorial (PART 3)  ─ Flex ActionScript Project

Augmented Reality Tutorial (PART1 ─ MARKER )

What is AR?
Augmented reality (AR) is a term for a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. ─ Wikipedia

Okay, the tutorial started with designing the marker. How? Follow the step below :


1) Design the marker (sofware? I used Microsoft Word.)

[ My marker ]

2) Download and install 'marker generator' AIR application.
3) Print out your own customize marker.
4) Run 'marker generator' AIR and save the pattern. (the format for this marker is *.pat)

Next : Augmented Reality Tutorial (PART 2)  ─ how to download FLARToolKit and PaperVision Code.

Website I refered : webdesignmagmikkoh.