An Implementation of Augmented Reality and Location Awareness Services in Mobile Devices

  • Pei-Jung Lin
  • Sheng-Chang Chen
  • Yi-Hsung Li
  • Meng-Syue Wu
  • Shih-Yue Chen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 274)


The popularization of smartphones and advances in location-based technology have led to the creation of many applications and diverse mobile cloud technologies. Augmented reality (AR), which integrates virtual reality with the real world, is one of the mobile service technologies that have been receiving considerable attention in recent years. This study focuses on AR technology, which in conjunction with point of interest (POI) information

established in a cloud database, enables users to instantly obtain services with the camera lenses of their mobile devices. The developed system allows users to quickly share AR images and information with others in their social

networks from their current locations. This work includes social communities, photographing, radar detection, and GPS positioning that facilitate various human-machine interactions and information searches.


Mobile Device Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Social Network Site Virtual Image 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pei-Jung Lin
    • 1
  • Sheng-Chang Chen
    • 2
  • Yi-Hsung Li
    • 3
  • Meng-Syue Wu
    • 1
  • Shih-Yue Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringHungkuang UniversityTaichungTaiwan
  2. 2.Ursa Pictor Design Co.TaichungTaiwan
  3. 3.Institute for Information IndustryTaichungTaiwan

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