USA Defense Projects

Computer Vision based Augmented Reality

• 2001

• Rockwell Science Center – FedLab.

Summary

• Outdoor AR tracking: a GPS, Gyro, Digital compass, Inclinometer, and Camera
• Tracking refinement using Computer Vision technologies and digital elevation map


Mobile Outdoor Tracking

• 2001 – 2002

• Rockwell Science Center – Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Summary

• Multiple sensor-based outdoor human head tracking
• Vision-based tracking refinement
• In cooperation with Dr. Simon Julier at ONR and Colombia University


Advanced Display using AR Technologies

• 2001 – 2002

• Rockwell Science Center – The Boeing Company

Summary

• Development of Visual Servoing based AR tracking SDK

Government Projects

Smart Glass for Augmented Reality

• 2012 – 2015

• Korea Ministry of Knowledge Economy

Summary

• Development of Augmented Reality tracking technologies for Smart Glass services
• Total grant: $6,000,000 for three years


Augmented Art Gallery

• 2011 – 2012

• Korea Culture & Content Agency

Summary

• Rehabilitation system through IR-LED based motion tracking and evaluation
• Total grant: $300,000 for 7 months


Development of Mobile Marketing Application Platform

• 2011 – 2013

• Small and Medium Business Administration

Summary

• QR code detection and tracking
• Interaction and rendering
• Total grant: $200,000 per year for two years


Augmented Reality based Educational Material Development

• 2008 – 2010

• Small and Medium Business Administration

Summary

• AR based marker-based / markerless tracking
• Total grant: $250,000 per year for two years


Ubiquitous-City Development

• 2010 – 2011

• Korea Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs

Summary

• Design and Development of Ubiquitous City Environment
• Total grant: $250,000 per year for two years


Embedded Visual Sensor for Industrial Robots

• 2007 – 2009

• Korea Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Energy

Summary

• Time of Flight (TOF) camera SW development for object and its pose estimation
• Volume measurement based on laser Line Pattern Generator
• Total grant: $30,000 per year for two years


Advanced Display Technologies for Virtual Environments

• 2007 – 2009

• State Government of Gyeonggi-do

Summary

• User’s gaze tracking for providing depth-adjusted stereo images in HMD
• Total grant: $55,000 per year for two years


Computer Aided Diagnosis System

• 2006 – 2009

• City of Seoul

Summary

• Automatic Center-line Extraction for Intrathoraic Airway Trees in MDCT
• Image segmentation


Mixed Reality-based Training Service for the Disabled

• 2006 -2008

• Korea Culture & Content Agency

Summary

• Rehabilitation system through IR-LED based motion tracking and evaluation
• Situational training using Audio, Visual, and Haptic Interfaces for developmental disability therapy
• Total grant: $250,000 per year for three years


Virtual Korean Human

• 2006 – 2008

• Korea Ministry of Science and Technology

Summary

• Registration of color images of cadaver with MRI images of live human
• 3D visualization
• Total grant: $1,000,000 per year for two years


Mixed Reality Technologies for Digital Life

• 2005 – 2007

• Korean Ministry of Information and Communication

Summary

• Augmented Interaction: Interaction and Dynamics between real and virtual objects in Augmented Environments
• Total grant: $1,000,000 per year for two years


Smart Meeting Space

• 2006 – 2009

• Ubiquitous Computing & Networks, Korean Ministry of Information and Communication

Summary

• Display, networking, and interactions for large display wall (6×4 monitors) with real-time networking for HDTV quality videos
• Interaction technologies based on laser pointer tracking
• 3D localization and identification of users based on LED pattern recognition
• Total grant: $320,000 per year for three years


Autonomous Cooperative Localization and Formation of Mobile Sensors

• 2005 – 2007

• City of Seoul

Summary

• Formation and localization of a band of autonomous mobile sensors
• Three-dimensional localization, obstacle avoidance
• Total grant: $125,000

Industrial Projects

Next Generation Mobile User Interfaces with Augmented Reality Visualizations

• 2012 – 2013

• Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology

Summary

• Joint proposal with the University of South Australia
• Building GPS error models
• Outdoor tracking and User interface


Development of IR-Pen interactions for Electronic Board

• 2012

• BJ Electronics

Summary

• IR pen detection
• Camera-projector calibration
• Mouse interaction


Hybrid Natural Feature Tracking for Augmented Reality System

• 2011 – 2012

• Samsung SDS

Summary

• Tracking based on Android mobile device and Matching based on multicore CPU/GPU server
• Color-sensitive feature description
• Perspective invariant feature description
• Situation adaptive tracking


Motion-based Physiotherapy System

• 2010 – 2011

• MetaIO Asia

Summary

• Development of depth camera (Kinect) based motion recognition
• VR and AR based 3D visualization


Ovary Detection and Visualization from Ultrasonic Images

• 2009 – 2010

• Samsung Medison Co.

Summary

• Development of De-noising, Magic Wand, Active Contour functionality
• 3D visualization


Vision-based Augmented Reality System

• 2009

• Samsung SDS.

Summary

• Marker-based / Markerless Augmented Reality Framework
• Finger-point based interaction


Video Search Methods for DTV H/W Components using IBM Cell Multi-core Processors

• 2007 – 2008

• LG Electronics

Summary

• Utilize multi-core processor for decoding MPEG-2 I frames and detect scene transitions
• Video-based Non-Photorealistic Rendering for artistic effect


Augmented Reality-based Navigation System

• 2007 – 2008

• Samsung Electronics

Summary

• GPS, D/R sensor, and camera based AR navigation for moving vehicles
• Sensor calibration, sensor fusion, error modeling