An Augmented Reality Application for Personalised Diamond Shopping

Oche Alexander Egaji, Ikram Asghar, William Warren, Mark Griffiths, Simon Evans

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Abstract

This paper presents an Augmented Reality (AR) Application (App) developed for bespoke jewellery solutions. The App allows users to experience a visual representation of diamond rings through their mobile device. Customers could design and review bespoke jewellery without having to visit the jeweller's shop and could communicate changes to the jeweller in real-time (saving time and money). The use of AR would allow customers to view their bespoke jewellery on their fingers to gain a better idea of how it would look once completed. Twenty seven participants evaluated the App by completing a questionnaire after using it. The application of Exploratory Factor Analysis resulted in four factors (compatibility, likeability, functionality and usability). Overall, the participants appreciated the AR App; regardless of their gender, age and experience.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 25th International Conference on Automation & Computing, Lancaster University, 5-7 September 2019
Subtitle of host publicationImproving Productivity through Automation and Computing
Place of PublicationLancaster, United Kingdom
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-86137-666-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Nov 2019
Event2019 25th International Conference on Automation and Computing - Lancaster, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 Sep 20197 Sep 2019
Conference number: ICAC

Conference

Conference2019 25th International Conference on Automation and Computing
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityLancaster
Period5/09/197/09/19

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