ViewR 1.11 APK

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337 Ratings
Developer
Torben Bülter
Current Version
1.11
Date Published
File Size
48.7 MB
Package ID
biz.buelter.viewr
Price
$ 0.00
Downloads
10000+
Category
Android Apps
Genre
Libraries & Demo

APK Version History

Version
1.11 (111)
Architecture
All
Release Date
July 21, 2015
Requirement
Android 4.0.3+ Ice Cream Sandwich MR1 (API 15)
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About Radio FM 90s

ViewR is a voice controlled demo application that basically mixes a side by side view
for head mounted display solutions like Dive or others with Qualcomm's Augmented Reality SDK Vuforia.
Despite it's limited functionality, ViewR gives a slight impression of how it could feel to be robo cop :)

Code: https://github.com/TorbVR/ViewR-simple

Key Functionality
- Side by Side view in "binocular style" (a tiny bit like Oculus Rift)
- Use voice commands to control the app
- Apply different shaders for various image effects (for instance inverted colors, old film, etc.)
- Shows information in the right upper corner of the display (target information and data from gyro)
- Recognizes predefined targets that will expose 3D models and also play videos
- Manage camera functions: flash and continuous autofocus
- Take screenshots
- Walkera QR W100S FPV (slow)
- Virtual Compass

Targets
- "smart watch" target will show an augmented and interactive menu
- "ARena" target will expose a controllable robot (only tested with PS3 Controller)
- MTG trading card target will show a 3D bird (http://magiccards.info/scans/en/m12/165.jpg)
- (photographed) poster targets will play movie trailers and an interview (http://www.buelter.biz/viewr/targets)
- other poster targets will show a sword, a shield and a not yet animated zombie
- background of my not yet ready website will play a short ad (http://bit.ly/1aefcA0)


Instructions
- Make targets available (either on screen or printed)
- Press ok and put on your HMD
- Look at target to execute an action
- Tap screen to apply another shader to the video background
- Double tap to access options menu
- Press back button to view about screen (twice to quit)
- Whistle/snap/clap to activate voice commands (if it works, you will hear a sound)
- Use "next" and "back" to switch between shaders
- "flash on" and "flash off" to toggle camera flash
- "autofocus on" and "autofocus off" to toggle continuous autofocus
- "focus" to immediately autofocus
- "screenshot", to save a screenshot to /sdcard/Android/data/biz.buelter.viewr/files
- "menu" to access options menu and "close" to close it again
- "launcher", starts the divegames launcher, if you have installed it
- "drone" and "camera" to switch between camera and Walkera QR W100S FPV (make sure you're connected to it)
- "compass on" and "compass off" to toggle compass,
- "exit" to terminate

Known issues
- Seems not to work on GT-S5301L (got a crash report)
- FPV for Walkera QR W100s works slow
- Speech recognition will only work with Android >= 4.03
- Runs slow on old devices
- Positioning of targets in the scene does not work as well as in other vuforia apps
- Some shaders are far from perfect as I didn't want to go to deep into shader programming

Planned future features
- Proper video recording
- Target positioning like other Vuforia apps
- better latency and controls for Walkera FPV

Version 1.11 was tested on S4 with KitKat (works) and on S1 with ICS (very slow, voice control doesn't work) but technically voice recognition should work on all devices with Android >= 4.03

ViewR will not make use or even send any of your data anywhere (just in case you thought of it:))

Please keep in mind that this is experimental software which is published as a demo and feel free to contact me anytime for whatever reason:)

info@buelter.biz
https://twitter.com/TorbVR
https://www.facebook.com/torb23

What's New in this version

Version 1.11

- added compass (voice cmd: "compass on/off")

- removed kamcord and their permissions (accounts & user credentials)

Version 1.10

- improved positioning of many targets (still not perfect)

- added controllable augmented robot (tested with PS3 six axis)

Version 1.09

- switched from Unity Pro trial to Unity indie

- added interactive augmented reality menu

Version 1.08

- changed sound notifications to less annoying ones

- added FPV for Walkera QR W100S (slow and no controls atm)