1st Edition

COVID-19 Public Health Measures An Augmented Reality Perspective

    132 Pages 25 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Considering the overall situation of the current pandemic and pertinent recommendations, this book focuses on the use of augmented reality (AR) applications for preventing COVID-19 outbreaks along with techniques, tools, and platforms to achieve social distancing.and sanitization. COVID-19 Public Health Measures: An Augmented Reality Perspective contains theoretical and practical knowledge of AR and remedies on how to cope with the pandemic, including multiple use cases along with a set of recommendations. This book illustrates application building using open-source software with an interactive interface to aid impaired users. The initial part of this book emphasizes the basic knowledge of AR, technology, devices, and rest of the relevant theories. This book is aimed at researchers, students of AR, technical healthcare professionals, and practitioners.

    Key Features:

    • Consists of an extensive introduction to the terminologies and components of AR

    • Provides in-depth knowledge of various tools and techniques used in AR

    • Introduces various platforms and software development kits (SDKs) such as Unity Engine, Unreal Engine, and Vuforia

    • Gives a step-by-step guide for the development of an AR app

    • Describes how AR can be used specifically by impaired users not only in the situation of current pandemic but also in normal situations thus simplifying day-to-day activities

     1 Pandemic and Global Outbreaks

    2 Augmented Reality Tools and Technology

    3 Mobile Augmented Reality (M.A.R.) for COVID-19 Public Health Measure

    4 Experimental Analysis and Results

    5 Mitigation Remedies and Recommendations

    6 Summary


    Nuzhat F. Shaikh; Parikshit Narendra Mahalle