LiveCode 8 and a new video player?

Scott Rossi scott at
Mon Jun 8 02:08:25 EDT 2015

The image you're referring to is a "marker", similar to a QR code as you
say.  A more recent trend is markerless AR.  Some basic info:

Some examples of marker-based and markerless AR:


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design

On 6/7/15, 10:43 PM, "Kay C Lan" <lan.kc.macmail at> wrote:

>On Sun, Jun 7, 2015 at 12:10 AM, Richard Gaskin
><ambassador at>
>And a more specific question: in the video you linked to, how does the app
>> know the angle of the table the book is resting on?  Does the book have
>> RFIDs for triangulation, or does it calculate solely from what it knows
>> about the images on each page, or something else?
>My guess is it's simply the knowledge of the image. Of the demo of the
>walking miniature horse the cube I was holding was a block of wood with
>paper black and white images glued to it. A kindergarten kid could have
>made it. There was no RFID. I'm guessing it must work off a highly
>specialised OCR algorithm but instead of trying to decipher 26 letters, 10
>numerals and a handful of punctuation marks; it is just one, or 6 in the
>case of a cube, but from multiple angles and orientation. In the case of a
>cube the angle never has to be less than 45° because once you go below
>another side/image becomes dominant as it rises above 45°. An improvement
>on the QR Code algorithm maybe?
>Always appreciate your glass half full (if not overflowing) viewpoint
>Richard :-)
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