The Evolution of the Argon Web Framework Through Its Use Creating Cultural Heritage and Community–Based Augmented Reality Applications
The Argon project was started to explore the creation of Augmented Reality applications with web technology. We have found this approach to be particularly useful for community-based applications. The Argon web browser has gone through two versions, informed by the work of our students and collaborators on these kinds of applications. In this paper, we highlight a number of the applications we and others have created, what we learned from them, and how our experiences creating these applications informed the design of Argon2 and the requirements for the next version, Argon3.
KeywordsAugmented reality Web-based technology Community computing
We would like to thank AT&T, Alcatel-Lucent and Qualcomm for their support of the Argon project, and all the students, researchers and sponsors who used (and supported those using) Argon. We have benefited from ongoing support from the GVU Center at Georgia Tech, and from the support of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for the first author.
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