Watch your steps: a brief review of step detection using mobile sensors

Watch your steps: a brief review of step detection using mobile sensors

Watch your steps: a brief review of step detection using mobile sensors     In our swarming world, it is quite hard to imagine someone having no mobile phone in the pockets of his jeans, her dress or their suits. Even the inveterate skeptic has to accept the fact that smartphones entered our life and have become its inalienable part, the part of us. The mobile phones became our assistants

Overview of indoor navigation technologies

Overview of indoor navigation technologies

Overview of indoor navigation technologies        Development of indoor navigation services and algorithms is becoming a popular trend in IT-industry in recent years. Some of the modern buildings, like airports, shopping malls, warehouses have grown enough (Fig.1) to feel a need for their own navigation tools for customers. Closed environment conditions exclude the usage of common satellite-based navigation systems like GPS or GLONASS, so nowadays some alternative information

Augmented Reality tracking with different markers

Augmented Reality tracking with different markers

AR tracking with different markers     Augmented Reality (AR) is one of the most popular and challenging fields in computer vision research. It allows to supplement real world with some kind of digital content, for example, virtual 3D objects. The key feature of Augment Reality in comparison to other image processing tools is that virtual objects are moved and rotated in 3D coordinates instead of 2D image coordinates. The main

Tesseract library configuration

Tesseract library configuration

Tutorial for installing Tesseract          You’ve undoubtedly seen it before… It’s widely used to process everything from scanned documents to the handwritten scribbles on your tablet PC and Google Translate. And today you’ll create your first app for text recognition. What is OCR?          Optical Character Recognition, or OCR, is the process of electronically extracting text from images and reusing it in a variety of ways such as document editing,