Prototyping AR with jMonkeyEngine

jMonkeyEngine is a powerful, Java-based game engine capable of creating interactive 3D content for a variety of uses. jMonkeyEngine provides a lot of high-level functionality for creating games and organizing assets and interactions. The ARMonkeyKit is a framework built on the jMonkeyEngine, and it incorporates the NyARToolKit AR libraries to provide a powerful toolset for prototyping AR applications on Windows.

In this chapter, you'll learn about the following topics:

  • Introducing jMonkeyEngine and ARMonkeyKit
  • Exploring ARMonkeyKit
  • Thoughts from the developer

Introducing jMonkeyEngine and ARMonkeyKit

jMonkeyEngine is an open source, Java-based game engine for people who want a versatile, powerful ...

Get Prototyping Augmented Reality now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.