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Visualization of Power Systems Based on Panoramic Augmented Environments

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8853)

Abstract

Interactive and contextualized applications have been aimed to support professionals in the field of engineering in order to deal with the difficult of understanding technical diagrams related to power systems when there is a vast amount of information represented on them. Augmented Reality (AR) and Static Panoramic Augmented Environments have been considered promising approaches to build solutions in this field. This paper presents an application that uses Panoramic Augmented Environments to extends the way information is shown to power systems operators supporting data interpretation, monitoring and manipulation. This application is connected with a real power system database and uses images from substations of CHESF, a Brazilian power systems company.

Keywords

Panoramic Augmented Environment Power Systems Augmented Reality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Applied Computing Group (NCA)Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA)São LuísBrazil
  2. 2.São Francisco’s Hydroelectric Company (CHESF)RecifeBrazil

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