An AR system that turns a 2D monitor into a volumetric display will make exhibitions more accessible, extending their geographical reach and lowering their cost. Desktop AR is an augmented reality system that turns an ordinary 2D monitor into a volumetric display. It brings virtual objects into the real-world using a webcam and anaglyph glasses. The system works by tracking a user’s head position and rendering images according to the user’s viewing angle in stereoscopic images.
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