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Mobile Augmented Reality (MAR)

Pervasive Computing has already become the computing trend of the next century and, hence, the research of wearable computer has attracted significant attention. The famous propaganda slogan of Nokia Company - Connecting People (science and technology come from the human [...]

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Advanced business cards design

This research was stemmed from a project sponsored by Employment and Vocational Training Administration, Council of Labor Affair, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, to build a low-cost yet effective VR environment for training and licensing. This project successfully built three types [...]

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IEEE 1516(High Level Architecture, HLA)

High Level Architecture (HLA) is an evolution of DIS technique that aims to support a large scale of simulations over Wide Area Network. The objective of HLA is to provide a common simulation framework to facilitate interoperability of all types of simulations, tools, and live players and to promote the reuse of these modular M&S components. [...]

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PC Cluster-based Interactive Visual Simulator

This research was stemmed from a project sponsored by Employment and Vocational Training Administration, Council of Labor Affair, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, to build a low-cost yet effective VR environment for training and licensing. This project successfully built three types of interactive visual simulators, which include a stereo-vision mobile crane simulator, a cabin-based crane simulator, and a stroll-based overhead crane simulator. [...]

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Networked Virtual Environment (NVE)

Studies of the multi-user virtual reality system have become a popular topic in the computer graphics community over the years. World Wide Web (WWW) provides a seamless, browsable and boundless way for the user to view and retrieve information from the Internet. Integration of the multi-user virtual reality environment into the WWW environment provides a richer way for the user to access the network resource over the web environment. [...]

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CampusGenie – A Campus-life Assistant on the Mobile-phone

The research presents a mobile system that uses environmental context to assist the freshman to quickly accommodate to his campus life. This system enables the freshman to be easily familiar with the campus environment, seamlessly inquire the classroom information, promptly receive bulletins from all of administrative offices, and timely track good friends’ locations. Besides, the presented system can further combine with various stores’ sales promotion to display the instant special offer inside of the campus restaurants. [...]

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