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HPL-2012-131R1

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TouchPaper - An Augmented Reality Application with Cloud-Based Image Recognition Service

Tang, Feng; Tretter, Daniel R.; Lin, Qian;
HP Laboratories

HPL-2012-131R1

Keyword(s): image recognition; cloud service; augmented reality;

Abstract: Augmented reality applications are increasingly used to enhance physical objects with digital information. In this paper, we present a TouchPaper system that consists of a mobile application and a cloud-based image recognition service. Through an authoring system, images can be linked to online content that will be invoked when a printed version of the image is captured and "touched" on a mobile phone screen. We describe a sBIP (Structured Binary Intensity Pattern) algorithm that performs the matching of the images and evaluate the performance of the overall TouchPaper system.

4 Pages

Additional Publication Information: Published in ICIMCS 2012: 4th International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service

External Posting Date: September 6, 2012 [Fulltext]. Approved for External Publication
Internal Posting Date: September 6, 2012 [Fulltext]

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