Date

6-2017

Degree Name

BS in Computer Science

Department

Computer Science Department

Advisor(s)

Franz Kurfess

Abstract

The goal of this senior project is to spread awareness of augmented reality, which Google defines as “a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user's view of the real world, thus providing a composite view.” It’s a topic that is rarely known to those outside of a technology related field or one that has vested interest in technology. Games can be ideal tools to help educate the public on any subject matter. The task is to create an augmented reality game using a “learn by doing” method. The game will introduce players to augmented reality, and thus demonstrate how this technology can be combined with the world around them. The Tango, Unity and Vuforia are the tools to be used for development. The game itself will be a coin collecting game that changes dynamically to the world around the player.

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