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System and method for augmenting the information content of physical documents

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016265D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Sep-25
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

System and method for augmenting the information content of physical documents A system and a method is disclosed for augmented reality presenting the real world of a newspaper page or a paper map, for instance, with virtual information like hyperlinks marks or service locations, added as an overlay. The disclosed system and method enables to take a picture of a physical document with a camera and to augment the information on this picture with related information retrieved from a network (e.g., from the World Wide Web).