The Evolution of the Argon Web Framework Through Its Use Creating Cultural Heritage and Community–Based Augmented Reality Applications

  • Gheric Speiginer
  • Blair MacIntyre
  • Jay Bolter
  • Hafez Rouzati
  • Amy Lambeth
  • Laura Levy
  • Laurie Baird
  • Maribeth Gandy
  • Matt Sanders
  • Brian Davidson
  • Maria Engberg
  • Russ Clark
  • Elizabeth Mynatt
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9171)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Augmented reality Web-based technology Community computing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gheric Speiginer
    • 1
  • Blair MacIntyre
    • 1
  • Jay Bolter
    • 2
  • Hafez Rouzati
    • 1
  • Amy Lambeth
    • 3
  • Laura Levy
    • 3
  • Laurie Baird
    • 4
  • Maribeth Gandy
    • 3
  • Matt Sanders
    • 6
  • Brian Davidson
    • 5
  • Maria Engberg
    • 7
  • Russ Clark
    • 5
  • Elizabeth Mynatt
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Interactive ComputingGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.School of Literature, Media, and CommunicationGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.Interactive Media Technology CenterGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  4. 4.Institute for People and TechnologyGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  5. 5.Research Network Operations CenterGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  6. 6.Office of Information TechnologyGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  7. 7.Department of Media Technology and Product DevelopmentMalmö UniversityMalmöSweden

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