Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Top Countries in Augmented Reality Research

Distribution of publication in augmented reality
Distribution of augmented reality research by country
Where are the hottest places of augmented reality research (AR)? What countries are currently exploring AR? AR research consists of many aspects such as tracking, interaction, rendering, usability, applications and many more. Every year, academia and companies gather and discuss the novelty of the next AR technology. One of the conference of AR is International Symposium of Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR). The map above shows the location of contributors of academic papers published at ISMAR from 2002 to 2013. The following chart also shows the top countries that publish papers at ISMAR. The numbers are extracted from IEEE Explore that include main papers and posters.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Top 100 Augmented Reality Sites on Google Search

Top 100 AR Sites chart

Augmented reality (AR) is a hot topic. What kind of AR sites that sits on top 100 rank on Google Search these days? This is a list of AR sites categorized by the type of the sites. However, the result changes everyday.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Augmented Reality and Disability

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TED2014 : The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance*
A talk from Hugh Herr, Bionic Designer has been published yesterday on TED.  Hugh Herr is a bionic designer who lost his legs. It is inspiring that he could design the bionics for his own legs for any purpose. He uses what he designs and he can also evaluate it.