PoLAR (Portable Library for Augmented Reality) is a framework which aims to help creating graphical applications for augmented reality, image visualization and medical imaging.
PoLAR was designed to offer powerful visualization functionalities without the need to be a specialist in Computer Graphics. The framework provides an API to state-of-the-art libraries: Qt to build GUIs and OpenSceneGraph for high-end visualization, for researchers and engineers with a background in Computer Vision to be able to create beautiful AR applications, with little programming effort. The framework is written in C++ and published under the GNU GPL license. The library was described in