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A Unified Framework for Remote Collaboration Using Interactive AR Authoring and Hands Tracking

  • Jeongmin Yu
  • Jin-u Jeon
  • Gabyong Park
  • Hyung-il Kim
  • Woontack Woo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9749)

Abstract

In this paper, we present a unified framework for remote collaboration using interactive augmented reality (AR) authoring and hand tracking methods. The proposed framework enables a local user to organize AR digital contents for making a shared working environment and collaborate multiple users in the distance. To develop the framework, we combine two core technologies: (i) interactive AR authoring method utilizing a smart input device for making a shared working space, (ii) hand-augmented object interaction method by tracking two hands in egocentric camera view. We implement a prototype of the proposed remote collaboration framework for testing its feasibility in an indoor environment. To the end, we expect that our framework enables collaboration as feeling a sense of co-presence with remote users in a user’s friendly AR working space.

Keywords

Interactive AR authoring Hand-augmented object interaction Remote collaboration system 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korea government (MSIP) (NRF-2015M3A6A3073 746, NRF-2014R1A2A2A01003005).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeongmin Yu
    • 1
  • Jin-u Jeon
    • 1
  • Gabyong Park
    • 1
  • Hyung-il Kim
    • 1
  • Woontack Woo
    • 1
  1. 1.KAIST UVR LabDaejeonSouth Korea

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