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Workshop at Stevenson University explores the emerging art form of 'augmented reality'
Workshop at Stevenson University explores the emerging art form of 'augmented reality'

After taping an 8- by 10-inch drawing of a Chinese dragon to a white board in an art classroom at Stevenson University, Carlson Bull handed over an iPad with the instruction to aim it at the illustration and wait for mobile augmented reality to unfold. With both hands gripping the tablet computer as if it were a steering wheel, the tester was able to "look through" the device like a window and watch, in 3-D, as the vividly colored creature peered out of a hole in the wall, glanced furtively around and gracefully flew away. Aiming the iPad like an electronic window pane at a specially coded card lying on a drawing table elicited a similar 3-D experience. A viewer watched as the...

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