Augmented Reality Based Environment Design Support System for Home Renovation

  • Yoshiyuki Takahashi
  • Hiroko Mizumura
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7383)


To improve the living environment for elderly persons, home renovation is performed. A part of home renovations cost is supported by long-term care insurance in Japan and several tens of problems related to renovation constructions are reported. They are caused by lack of communication and knowledge of constructions. We have developed an Augmented Reality environment design support system for home modifications. Especially it is designed for the persons that need long-term care. The preliminary experiment has been carried out and confirmed the functionality of the system.


Home renovation Augmented reality Image processing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshiyuki Takahashi
    • 1
  • Hiroko Mizumura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human Environment Design, Faculty of Human Life DesignToyo UniversityAsaka-shiJapan

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