Papka, Michael E.
B.S. (Bachelor of Science)
Department of Computer Science
To work efficiently in an augmented reality (AR) environment, interactions with virtual objects must be closely integrated with familiar experiences in the real world. This project was designed to further current research into the use of 3D printed trackable objects for tracking to virtual objects in an AR environment. The positions of these real-world objects can be used to generate virtual surfaces, or canvases, and allow the user to direct their environment using easy to understand, tactile feedback. The project has been broken down into 3 basic components: 3D printing, object tracking, and virtual canvas generation. The complete GitHub repository containing the project can be found at: https://github.com/barrelmaker97/VirtualCanvas. The focus of this report will be the object tracking and virtual canvas generation components of the project.
Cooper, Nolan M., "Defining Resizable Virtual Canvases using 3D Printed Objects" (2019). Honors Capstones. 379.
Northern Illinois University
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