Augmented Reality Using JavaScript

Bachelor thesis English OPEN
Hailemichael, Aida (2013)
  • Publisher: Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu

The project goal was to provide a mobile application, for a venue called Kulturhuset Karelia which is located in Tammisaari Finland. In this paper, the concept of Augmented Reality technology is briefly discussed along with the mobile application for the venue. The utilisation of JavaScript for creating Augmented reality content for mobile Augmented reality browser is also demonstrated. The application was created by using Architecht API which is Jacvascript library based on the Wikitude world browser. Wikitude world browser is nowadays one of the most popular Augmented reality browsers for mobile phones. The development of the application was to demonstrate the possibility of utilising simple web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript and CSS for developing Augmented Reality application for mobile Augmented reality browsers. The application was implemented by using Wikitude ARchitecht API for creating the Augmented Reality features, together with additional JavaScript libraries JQuery mobile for creating the user interface and Google Maps API for creating navigational capability of the application.
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