Fotis Liarokapis, David Mountain, Stelios Papakonstantinou, Vesna Brujic-Okretic, Jonathan Raper


In this paper we propose the use of specific mobile system architecture for navigation in urban environments. The aim of this work is to evaluate how virtual and augmented reality interfaces can provide location and orientation-based services using different technologies. The virtual reality interface is entirely based on sensors to detect the location and orientation of the user while the augmented reality interface uses computer vision techniques to capture patterns from the real environment. The knowledge obtained from the evaluation of the virtual reality experience has been incorporated into the augmented reality interface. Some initial results in our experimental augmented reality navigation are presented.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Liarokapis F., Mountain D., Papakonstantinou S., Brujic-Okretic V. and Raper J. (2006). MIXED REALITY FOR EXPLORING URBAN ENVIRONMENTS . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, ISBN 972-8865-39-2, pages 208-215. DOI: 10.5220/0001356702080215

in Bibtex Style

author={Fotis Liarokapis and David Mountain and Stelios Papakonstantinou and Vesna Brujic-Okretic and Jonathan Raper},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP,
SN - 972-8865-39-2
AU - Liarokapis F.
AU - Mountain D.
AU - Papakonstantinou S.
AU - Brujic-Okretic V.
AU - Raper J.
PY - 2006
SP - 208
EP - 215
DO - 10.5220/0001356702080215