Image Analysis Module for AR-based Navigation Information Display

증강현실 기반의 항행정보 가시화를 위한 영상해석 모듈

  • Received : 2012.12.11
  • Accepted : 2013.04.30
  • Published : 2013.06.30


This paper suggests a navigation information display system that is based on augmented reality technology. A navigator always has to confirm the information from marine electronic navigation devices and then compare it with the view of targets outside the windows. This "head down" posture causes discomfort and sometimes near accidents such as collisions or missing objects, because he or she cannot keep an eye on the front view of the windows. Augmented reality can display both virtual and real information in a single display. Therefore, we attempted to adapt AR technology to assist navigators. To analyze the outside view of the bridge window, various computer image processing techniques are required because the sea surface has many noises that disturb computer image processing for object detection, such as waves, wakes, light reflection, and so on. In this study, we investigated an analysis module to extract navigational information from images that are captured by a CCTV camera, and we validated our prototype.


Augmented reality;e-Navigation;Navigation information


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Grant : 국제 해양 GIS 표준기술 기반 차세대 항행 정보지원 시스템 기술 개발

Supported by : 지식경제부