LabDesignAR is an augmented reality application to support the planning, setup, and reconfiguration of marker-based motion capture systems with multiple cameras. It runs on the Microsoft HoloLens and allows the user to place an arbitrary number of virtual “holographic” motion capture cameras into an arbitrary space, in situ. The holographic cameras can be arbitrarily positioned, and different lens configurations can be selected to visualize the resulting fields of view and their intersections. The features in LabDesignAR are mainly inspired by the Qualisys Lab Designer web application, and adapted for augmented reality.
LabDesignAR also demonstrates a hybrid natural gestural interaction technique, implemented through a fusion of the vision-based hand tracking capabilities of an augmented reality headset and instrumented gesture recognition with an electromyography armband. The code for LabDesignAR and its supporting components are open-sourced.
Baytaş, M.A., Yantaç, A.E., Fjeld, M. (2017). LabDesignAR: Configuring Multi-camera Motion Capture Systems in Augmented Reality. In Proceedıngs of the 23rd ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST ‘17).