CGiV2013 - 10th International Conference
Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization
6-8 August, 2013

● University of Macau ● Macau ● China ●



CGiV2013 Tutorials/Courses:


1.    Augmented Reality Visualisation and Art

Vladimir Geroimenko, Plymouth University, UK



A half-day Course:


Augmented Reality Visualisation and Art

Vladimir Geroimenko, Plymouth University, UK


Augmented Reality (AR) is a new emerging technology that has an enormous potential to impact digital media, science and everyday’s life.


This half-day course provides a hands-on introduction for Augmented Reality technology and its application to visualisation and art. It is aimed at the beginner’s level, it requires no previous knowledge and programming skills. All a participant needs is a laptop and an iPhone, iPad or Android phone.


The pre-conference short course is structured as follows:


1.      Introduction

2.      A theoretical introduction to AR

3.      Example projects and demos

4.      Hands-on tutorials

5.      Marker-based AR using Layar

6.      Location-based AR using Layar and Hoppala

7.      Animated 2.5D AR objects using Layar

8.      3D AR objects using Junaio

9.      Creative individual mini-projects

10.  Summary and discussion


The course is self-contained and is intended to provide its participants with both theoretical understanding and practical skills they need to start their own AR projects immediately.



Dr Vladimir Geroimenko is Professor of Multimedia and Web Technology at Plymouth University, UK and also a researcher and digital artist, specializing in Augmented Reality. He has taught AR technology to undergraduate and postgraduate students since 2005. His AR art projects can be found at his online Art Gallery –

Vladimir is the editor of the pioneering book “Augmented Reality Art: From an Emerging Technology to a Novel Creative Medium”, written by a team of world-leading artists, researchers and practitioners and to be published by Springer Verlag in 2014. He is the organizer of a symposium on Augmented Reality Visualisation and Art at this Conference.



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