Mostly datagraphics in traditional schoolbooks are difficult to use in combination with new media. In most instances it takes a long time to locate the digital datagraphic on the DVD of the book, which interrupts the learning process.
This concept of a schoolbook visualizes different parts of the coalmining process. Beginning from the combustion of coal until the global trade shown in printed maps, the whole topic is explained with extra digital infographics.
With this book, “augmented reality” is used as a tool for an easy way in locating the 3D-information. The reader can easily thumb through the book and when the webcam recognizes the printed pattern on each page, the specific 3D-Model appears directly in realtime.
Complex objects such as chemical molecules or globes can be retrieved with a simple interaction. Therefore the classical schoolbook in combination with the computer
can be used as a great tool for students in all grades, which provides a more effective learning process.
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