Augmented Reality was most likely Enterprise first. Huge potential of consumer mobile devices client base may change this statement and become Enterprise activated at once. Google Glass Enterprise edition is now available to purchase. Other tech giants on consumer level responded immediately: Google Tango accepted the challenge, Microsoft showed lead positions and a lot of small tech companies go much faster in the new race/tech battlefield. Competition is always good for industry, developers and end users.
Tustan Castle appeared to be one of the most complicated and challenging tasks in this area. From one side, there is a lot of data that had been gathered for ages in terms of computer era. From the other side, that data lack core features that are used currently for recognition and matching in Augmented Reality and general architectural and historical digital reconstruction.
In plain and in short we need to match stones generated from photos, stones in real environment and stones on provided 3D model. Afterwards it appeared that we need making, special shading and scene segmentation to achieve proper visual results.
SoftServe R&D team (with engineers of Teodor Romanus and Semen Frish) is working with Augmented reality for last year. We achieved significant results and going further.