Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games

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Mixed Reality and Immersive Data Visualization

  • Isabel Cristina Siqueira da Silva
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08234-9_290-1

Synonyms

Definitions

Mixed reality is related to the hybrid visualization of virtual objects superimposed in real scenarios with the possibility of interaction with them by the users.

Data visualization places the information/data in focus, distinguishing it from the unnecessary information and facilitating the understanding of correlated data, thus allowing the recognition of patterns and facilitating inferences about different concepts.

Introduction

Currently, the visualization of information and data can be improved by the use of techniques related to the concepts of mixed reality (MR) and immersive user experience. While the MR is related to the merging of real and virtual worlds to produce new environments and visualizations, the immersive user experience refers to the quality that an interaction offers to the user, allowing him/her to feel connected to the system and being part...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UniRitter Laureate International UniversitiesPorto AlegreBrazil