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Thank you, Rodney!

On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 2:50 PM, Rodney Batschelet <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Hi Erica,
>
> Aurasma can be tricky, sometimes. Our math teacher is working with it and
> I have worked with it as well. Sometimes your image is too complex or a bit
> too sparse to create a good trigger. (the following is from the website)
>
> Trigger images should be graphically rich and not too dark or sparse.
>
> Small text, musical notes, and other small patterns and lines will not
> make for good images.
>
> Your Trigger Image is too large
>
> Solution: Check the size of your Trigger Image. Images uploaded to the
> Aurasma Studio should be no larger than 500,000 pixels (height x width).
> You can edit the size of your image in a program like Paint or Picture
> Manager.
>
> Your Trigger Image is too sparse
>
> Solution: With this error, the Studio is letting you know that Aurasma
> will struggle to recognize your image because there is not enough graphical
> detail in it for it to pick up on and identify your image as unique. Sparse
> images lack graphical detail or possibly contain large gaps of blank space
> between more detailed parts of the image. Solutions include either using
> the masking tool
> <https://aurasma.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205584319-Masking-and-Training-Trigger-Images> to
> block Aurasma from wasting time viewing blank areas it will not recognize,
> or cropping the image before uploading it so as to minimize blank space and
> concentrate pixels around parts of the image which will be more easily
> identified. You may also consider using an alternative Trigger Image.
>
> Your Trigger Image is too dark
>
> Solution: With this error, the Studio is letting you know that the
> relative darkness of the image is making it more difficult for the
> technology to recognize the graphical features within it. You can try using
> the masking tool
> <https://aurasma.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205584319-Masking-and-Training-Trigger-Images> /
> cropping the image pre-upload to block Aurasma's view from the darkest
> parts of the image and focus its attention on lighter, more recognizable
> sections. If the image is very dark though, you may want to consider using
> an alternative Trigger Image.
>
> Your Image is too complex
>
> Solution: Here, Aurasma is finding that there is so much graphical
> information in the image that it is not always sure which part of the image
> it is looking at. This can result in a jittery, unstable launching of the
> Overlay on recognition of your Trigger Image as Aurasma is not sure where
> to place the Overlay in relation to the image. This problem is often caused
> by repeating patterns in an image - if the same pattern / logo / image is
> used in both the top-left and bottom-right corners of an image, Aurasma may
> not know where to place the Overlay in relation to the image as it could
> get the corners confused! Other images may simply have too much detail -
> imagine a photo of thousands of stars in the night sky or boats in the sea.
> Again, Aurasma may struggle to identify the image from an information
> overload. Use the masking tool
> <https://aurasma.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205584319-Masking-and-Training-Trigger-Images> to
> block Aurasma's view from these very detailed areas of an image.
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 2:38 PM, Erica Zimmer <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Thank you everyone!  I am testing out a few of these.  I tried the Google
>> Cardboard Camera app, and streetview, while they both can take some cool
>> 360 photos, there is no way to embed text or other images like they in
>> Google Expeditions.
>>
>> Aurasma is cool! I really like the concept, and need to play around a bit
>> more with this.  I made a couple of Auras, but it was pretty slow to
>> recognize the trigger?  Maybe my phone?  Sometimes it wouldn't recognize
>> the trigger at all.  Any suggestions, Jill?  I'll keep playing.
>>
>> Thinglink 360 looks amazing and more along the lines of what we are
>> thinking!
>>
>> Blender, I just downloaded it, but I haven't started working on it.  I'll
>> keep you posted!
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 1:02 PM, Bjorn Behrendt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>> Google Street View is also really cool.   It is the same street view
>>> that you can get on the desktop, but you can view it in VR.
>>>
>>> *Bjorn Behrendt M.Ed ~ Never Stop Learning*
>>> *   [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> | **Blog: *Edlisten.com
>>> <http://edlisten.com/>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 8:57 AM, Erica Zimmer <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi
>>>>
>>>> Could anyone recommend an app to create a Virtual Reality Presentation?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>>
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>>>> Rutland Central Supervisory Union
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Rutland Central Supervisory Union
GoOpenTeacher.com
Twitter @NerdyMaestra <https://twitter.com/NerdyMaestra>
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