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The Use of Augmented Reality Interfaces for On-site Crisis Preparedness

  • Monica Sebillo
  • Genoveffa Tortora
  • Giuliana VitielloEmail author
  • Luca Paolino
  • Athula Ginige
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9192)

Abstract

The importance of an appropriate training is widely recognized in the domain of emergency management. The goal of an efficient and effective humanitarian emergency response can be better pursued, if responders are appropriately prepared to address health, security and managerial concerns. In this paper we propose the adoption of augmented reality mobile interfaces to enhance the training efficacy for on-site crisis preparedness activities. The system we propose originated from the idea to allow trainees to exploit AR interaction and become quickly familiar with the mobile technology adopted today in emergency response activities.

Keywords

Emergency management Mobile interfaces AR-based training applications Information sharing Situation awareness 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Monica Sebillo
    • 1
  • Genoveffa Tortora
    • 1
  • Giuliana Vitiello
    • 1
    Email author
  • Luca Paolino
    • 3
  • Athula Ginige
    • 2
  1. 1.University of SalernoFiscianoItaly
  2. 2.Link Campus UniversityRomeItaly
  3. 3.University of Western SydneySydneyAustralia

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