User equipment and method for providing augmented reality (AR) service

  • US 8,823,855 B2
  • Filed: 08/18/2011
  • Issued: 09/02/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/13/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A user equipment to provide an augmented reality (AR) service, the user equipment comprising:

  • a photographing unit to capture an image of a target object;

    an information collecting unit to collect contextual information of the captured image of the target object, the contextual information comprising a location information of the photographing unit and a first azimuth information between the target object and the photographing unit;

    a tag generating unit to generate an AR tag based on a first direction, the AR tag corresponding to the contextual information; and

    a display unit to display the captured image of the target object and the AR tag,wherein the tag generating unit generates a three-dimensional AR tag based on the AR information.

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