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TextRocgnition

May 7, 2015 - 6:04pm #1

Vuforia SDK Version: 4.2 -

Description with steps to reproduce:

Not sure if this is a bug or just something we have to deal with. When working with TextRcognition and certain fabric patterns the following issues occur:

 

1. Plaid shirts (No text or writing on it) causes random words and non-words to be tracked. My guess is the camera is pulling out letter patterns in the plaid. Since the lines are vertical and horizontal. Common letters include: "i", "L", "U", and "T". 

 

2. A possible solution is to ship or provide a mirror/reflector for PC/MAC built in cameras. That way the camera projection is reading down at an angle first straight ahead. Now that we can debug/test our AR apps in Unity3D this becomes an issue for certain application types like spelling games, etc.

Like I said not really a bug, just a minor inconvenience and nothing to beat one's head over. This might be particularly problematic for eye wearables.

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Development OS (Mac OS X, Windows, Linux): MAC OX Maverick -

Mobile OS and Version: NA -

Mobile Device Manufacturer and Model name: NA -

Do the Vuforia Sample Applications show the same behavior?: Yes, the TextReco application has the same issues.

TextRocgnition

May 11, 2015 - 3:40pm #2
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