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Barcelona Augmented Reality and Virtual Interactivity Workshop – June 18

by Naresh Sarwan on April 20, 2010

As reported on Ivan Herman’s blog, The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) are organising a workshop about Augmented Reality (AR) in Barcelona on June 18th  this year as part of the Mobile 2.0 Europe Conference programme .

For those new to AR, this is an introduction by the organisers:

Augmented reality (AR) is a term for a live direct or indirect view of a real world environment whose elements are supplemented with, or augmented by computer generated imagery. The augmentation is conventionally in real time and in meaningful context with environmental elements. Augmented reality and virtual worlds are long standing topics in their own right. [Read More]

The workshop will cover a number of key areas, including:

  • Web and AR
  • User interfaces
  • Mobile AR
  • Evaluation of AR

MobEA 2010, now in its eighth year will focus on the topic of the convergence between augmented reality, virtual interactivity, and the Web. How can these new interaction paradigms be integrated into the platform of the Web and more importantly evolve to be as open and inclusive as the Web? [Read More]

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