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Multiuser Collaborative Exploration of Immersive Photorealistic Virtual Environments in Public Spaces

  • Scott Robertson
  • Brian Jones
  • Tiffany O’Quinn
  • Peter Presti
  • Jeff Wilson
  • Maribeth Gandy
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5622)

Abstract

We have developed and deployed a multimedia museum installation that enables one or several users to interact with and collaboratively explore a 3D virtual environment while simultaneously providing an engaging and educational, theater-like experience for a larger crowd of passive viewers. This interactive theater experience consists of a large, immersive projection display, a touch screen display for gross navigation and three wireless, motion-sensing, hand-held controllers which allow multiple users to collaboratively explore a photorealistic virtual environment of Atlanta, Georgia and learn about Atlanta’s history and the philanthropic legacy of many of Atlanta’s prominent citizens.

Keywords

Virtual Environment Touch Screen Projection Screen Projection Display Passive Viewer 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott Robertson
    • 1
  • Brian Jones
    • 1
  • Tiffany O’Quinn
    • 1
  • Peter Presti
    • 1
  • Jeff Wilson
    • 1
  • Maribeth Gandy
    • 1
  1. 1.Interactive Media Technology CenterGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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