Posted by Graham Thomas, James Gibson, Todd Burlington, Bruce Weir on 19 Feb 2019 | BBC R&D Blog
Following final testing of the network by our partners at the University of Bristol and CCS, we installed the latest version of our AR app onto 20 Samsung S8 phones and charged them ready for the arrival of the first set of visitors.
As visitors arrived, they were briefed about the event and given a handset to use. As they walked around, they stopped at each of the three locations that had a ‘trigger image’ for a particular time period, and used this to launch the experience.
After months of testing in the lab, it was great to see the historical reconstructions ‘in situ’, standing at the actual position that matched the viewpoint into the 3D modelled scene. The high accuracy with which Aardman had modelled the Baths made it easy to relate what the app showed to what was directly visible.
Read blog in full here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/blog/2019-02-5g-mobile-augmented-reality-bath