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Augmented Reality—Merging the Virtual World into Ours

TPR10 Technical: Propeller Hats Required Track



On November 4, 2008 the nation elected the 44th president. That evening on CNN, the network revealed their new “hologram” technology. Funny thing is that it is NOT a hologram… it was a demonstration of augmented reality. Learn how it works, see examples of how to utilize this technology for communication, and get samples to do your own experimenting.


Daniel Frommelt
University Web Coordinator, University of Wisconsin - Platteville

Daniel Frommelt has been the Web coordinator for the University of Wisconsin - Platteville since 1997. Daniel has a staff of ten students who assist him in maintaining the core university Web pages, and with training faculty, staff and students on Web page maintenance and development. Daniel's background is in publishing, teaching, management, and computer technologies. Daniel is on the board of directors for the Higher Education Web Professionals Association, an executive committee member of the Campus Web Council of Wisconsin, a graduate of the State of Wisconsin's Club Tech 2000 program and a graduate of Loras College. Daniel is very active in pursuing Web standards and advancing Web technologies. He has written multiple articles on Web standards and design techniques for "A List Apart" online magazine.