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New ARToolKit svn repository; cvs discontinued; ohloh

Hi all,

I have migrated the ARToolKit v2.x source to SourceForge's Subversion (svn) service. This should make it much easier for people to stay current with the ARToolKit v2.x sourcecode between releases.

The cvs service has been discontinued. Although cvs may still be accessible, all new data will be committed into the svn repository. If you currently have the cvs repo checked out, please check-out the new svn repo instead.... read more

Posted by Philip Lamb 2007-11-29

ARToolKit 2.72.1 released

The Augmented Reality Tool Kit (ARToolKit) captures images from video sources, optically tracks markers in the images, and composites them with computer-generated content using OpenGL. Dual-licensed, under the GPL, plus commercially by ARToolworks, Inc.

ARToolKit 2.72.1 is now available for immediate download at http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=116280

ARToolKit 2.72.1 fixes a number of bugs in ARToolKit across all supported platforms. Please download the release and have a look at the readme and changelog.... read more

Posted by Philip Lamb 2007-02-08

ARToolKit 2.72 release

With the release of HIT Lab NZ's OSGART (OpenSceneGraph + ARToolKit) framework imminent, I'm pleased to announce a release of the GPL-licensed ARToolKit v2.

Download ARToolKit 2.72 at http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=116280

ARToolKit 2.72 contains a number of improvements over previous releases, with several of these focussed on the video capture libraries. Wayne Piekarski and Hartmut Seichter have substantially updated the Linux video input and added Pointgrey and Gstreamer video capture.... read more

Posted by Philip Lamb 2006-11-25

ARToolKit users' meeting at SIGGRAPH 2006, 3 Aug, 2pm, rm108

Greetings to all of you, and hi to those of you who will be journeying to SIGGRAPH 2006, coming up in just over a week. This is an invitation to a gathering, and to participation.

I am pleased to let you know that I have organised a room for the "ARToolKit users' meeting". The meeting falls under the auspices of SIGGRAPH's Birds of a Feather sessions.

It will be held on the last day of SIGGRAPH, Thursday 3 August, in Room 108 of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, at 2pm. ... read more

Posted by Philip Lamb 2006-07-24

ARToolKit 2.71.3 released

The ARToolKit team are happy to announce the immediate availability of ARToolKit version 2.71.3.

The ARToolKit is a collection of libraries, utilities applications, and documentation and sample code aimed at creators of augmented reality applications. The libraries provide the user with a means to capture images from video sources, process those images to optically track markers in the images, and to allow compositing of computer-generated content with the real-world images and display the result using OpenGL.... read more

Posted by Philip Lamb 2006-06-19

ARToolKit reaches top 1% of projects of SourceForge

The recent release of ARToolKit 2.71 has seen the artoolkit project leap into the top 1% of most active projects on sourceforge, the world's largest collection of open-source software.

On the 28th of September, ARToolKit's ranking rose to 746 out of 103 205 registered projects.

Thanks to everyone who is downloading the software, submitting bugs, patches, and using the CVS repository.

Posted by Philip Lamb 2005-10-01

ARToolKit 2.71 released

The ARToolKit team are happy to announce the immediate availability of ARToolKit version 2.71.

The ARToolKit is a collection of libraries, utilities applications, and documentation and sample code aimed at creators of augmented reality applications. The libraries provide the user with a means to capture images from video sources, process those images to optically track markers in the images, and to allow compositing of computer-generated content with the real-world images and display the result using OpenGL.... read more

Posted by Philip Lamb 2005-09-22

ARToolKit 2 documentation now available.

HIT Lab NZ is pleased to announce the immediate availability of substantially revised and expanded documentation for ARToolKit 2.

The documentation consists of user and developer guides, and is accessible on the web at:

http://www.hitl.washington.edu/artoolkit/documentation/

A large portion of the ARToolKit 2 applications programming interface (API) has also been documented, and is linked into the main user guide. It is also available online directly at:... read more

Posted by Philip Lamb 2005-08-24

ARToolKit 2.70.1 released.

The ARToolKit is a collection of libraries, utilities applications, and documentation and sample code. The libraries provide the user with a means to capture images from video sources, process those images to optically track markers in the images, and to allow compositing of computer-generated content with the real-world images and display the result using OpenGL.

This is a note of the availability an ARToolKit release. This version is numbered 2.70.1.... read more

Posted by Philip Lamb 2005-03-15

ARToolKit 2.70 released with VRML support

The ARToolKit is a collection of libraries, utilities applications, and documentation and sample code. The libraries provide the user with a means to capture images from video sources, process those images to optically track markers in the images, and to allow compositing of computer-generated content with the real-world images and display the result using OpenGL.

This is a note of the availability an ARToolKit release. This version is numbered 2.70.... read more

Posted by Philip Lamb 2004-12-02

ARToolKit 2.69

This is a note of the availability an ARToolKit release. This version is numbered 2.69.

The release and the full read me is available at http://sourceforge.net/projects/artoolkit/
under "File Releases"

There are a variety of minor changes since the last bug-fix release 2.68.2. Please see the release notes for more information.

The release is currently source-only, with an additional source + binary for the Windows video input library, DSVideoLib.... read more

Posted by Philip Lamb 2004-11-04