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COMPUTER VISION, THE BLIND MEN AND THE ELEPHANT | 2021 | marker based AR experience

the AR experience is soon available via a QR code here to try out.

sketch:

fragments, puzzle pieces (each of the pieces is embedded to a different AR marker pattern):

ear of the elephant, the blind person thinks it is a fan:

trunk of the elephant, the blind person thinks it is a snake:

tail of the elephant, the blind person thinks it is a rope:

side of the elephant, the blind person thinks it is a wall:

a foot of the elephant, the blind person thinks it is a tree trunk:

tusk of the elephant, the blind person thinks it is a spear:

7 AR markers with different patterns containing Braille language:

(written in Braille: elephant, tail, ear, back, tusk, leg, trunk)

after scanning a QR code that opens the link for the AR experiences the user can hold the phone towards the video. After a while the marker changes and so does the AR content:

references:

parable of the blind men and the elephant:

A group of blind men heard that a strange animal, called an elephant, had been brought to the town, but none of them were aware of its shape and form. Out of curiosity, they said: “We must inspect and know it by touch, of which we are capable”. So, they sought it out, and when they found it they groped about it. The first person, whose hand landed on the trunk, said, “This being is like a thick snake”. For another one whose hand reached its ear, it seemed like a kind of fan. As for another person, whose hand was upon its leg, said, the elephant is a pillar like a tree-trunk. The blind man who placed his hand upon its side said the elephant, “is a wall”. Another who felt its tail, described it as a rope. The last felt its tusk, stating the elephant is that which is hard, smooth and like a spear.“-Wikipedia

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