The OmegaDesk: Towards a Hybrid 2D and 3D Work Desk

  • Alessandro Febretti
  • Victor A. Mateevitsi
  • Dennis Chau
  • Arthur Nishimoto
  • Brad McGinnis
  • Jakub Misterka
  • Andrew Johnson
  • Jason Leigh
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6939)

Abstract

OmegaDesk is a device that allows for seamless interaction between 2D and 3D content. In order to develop this hybrid device, a new form of Operating System is needed to manage and display heterogeneous content. In this paper we address the hardware and software requirements for such a system, as well as challenges. A set of heterogeneous applications has been successfully developed on OmegaDesk. They allowed us to develop a set of guidelines to drive future investigations into 2D/3D hybridized viewing and interaction.

Keywords

Virtual Reality Hand Gesture Display System Input Device Scene Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandro Febretti
    • 1
  • Victor A. Mateevitsi
    • 1
  • Dennis Chau
    • 1
  • Arthur Nishimoto
    • 1
  • Brad McGinnis
    • 1
  • Jakub Misterka
    • 1
  • Andrew Johnson
    • 1
  • Jason Leigh
    • 1
  1. 1.Electronic Visualization laboratoryUniversity of IllinoisChicagoUSA

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