Review: "Parallel Tracking and Mapping on a Camera Phone"

Based on the PTAM Project (here PTAM-d for PTAM running on a desktop computer), which originally runs on a computer, Klein and Murray adapted the code to run on an iPhone 3G (here PTAM-m for PTAM running on mobile device such as smartphone). Of course everything need to become more light-weighted so that it can […]

Review: "Parallel Tracking and Mapping for Small AR Workspaces"

The paper describes the methods and techniques used in the PTAM project. Usually AR systems only work probably when the running system has a certain knowledge of the surrounding area. This knowledge could pre-acquired information of an object or a know marker (a marker could for example a monochrome pattern that is put, like a […]

Compiling PTAM (Win32)

It took quite some time to get everything working. Here is a quick break-down. Compling works fine. But PTAM isn't doing anything meaningful so far. Everything was done using Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate. get the PTAM source code unpack and read the containing README.txt get all dependencies named in the README.txt fltk-2.0 gvars3 (see 3. […]