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OpenCV with Python By Example by Prateek Joshi

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What does an augmented reality system look like?

Let's consider the following figure:

What does an augmented reality system look like?

As we can see here, the camera captures the real world video to get the reference point. The graphics system generates the virtual objects that need to be overlaid on top of the video. Now the video-merging block is where all the magic happens. This block should be smart enough to understand how to overlay the virtual objects on top of the real world in the best way possible.

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