Personalised Markers [FLARToolkit]

The personalised marker was created by taking the original FLAR logo marker, adding guides and a grid for measurements,and recreating the central pattern of squares, as soon bellow:

Screen shot 2014-04-09 at 13.01.38

ABOVE: Original “FLAR” marker…

Screen shot 2014-04-09 at 13.01.12

ABOVE: Personalised “X” marker for Microsoft X-Box Character.

 

The marker could easily be created on Grid Paper (due to a lack of printing facilities) and recognised my the Web Cam to produce the model.

The drawn out marker was turned into a .pat file using the website: http://flash.tarotaro.org/blog/2009/07/12/mgo2/

However, there are where issues with asymmetry of the marker (still in the shape of an X although manipulated for asymmetry) and the ActionScript/FLARToolkit being able to accurately figure out he coordinates of the when hosting the model.

This is evident in the glitching of the model in the video, where the character changes directions a few times without the marker being moved. More recognisable points of asymmetry will be need to improve readability.

 

TL video of personalised marker test…

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