Please note: This PhD seminar will be given online.
Jeremy Hartmann, PhD candidate
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
Supervisor: Professor Daniel Vogel
Current wearable AR devices create an isolated experience with a limited field of view, vergence-accommodation conflicts, and difficulty communicating the virtual environment to observers. To address these issues and enable new ways to visualize, manipulate, and share virtual content, we introduce Augmented Augmented Reality (AAR) by combining a wearable AR display with a wearable spatial augmented reality projector.
To explore this idea, a system is constructed to combine a head-mounted actuated pico projector with a Hololens AR headset. Projector calibration uses a modified structure from motion pipeline to reconstruct the geometric structure of the pan-tilt actuator axes and offsets. A toolkit encapsulates a set of high-level functionality to manage content placement relative to each augmented display and the physical environment. Demonstrations showcase ways to utilize the projected and head-mounted displays together, such as expanding field of view, distributing content across depth surfaces, and enabling bystander collaboration.
To join this PhD seminar on Zoom, please go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88633095791?pwd=K0FobTNFVXlkekJDMEFuMjdTZENLZz09.
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