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Virtual Landscapes
Thursday, 16 August
10:30 am - 12:15 pm
Room 404

Session Chair
Cheryl Stockon
Studio Firefly and Pratt Institute

PlaceWorld: An Integration of Shared Virtual Worlds
Jon Cook
University of Manchester
Computer Science Building
Oxford Road

PlaceWorld is designed to bring disparate electronic artworks together in a single multi-user virtual environment that affords social interaction.

Virtual Showcases
Oliver Bimber
Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics
Joachim Jungius Strasse 11
Rostock 18059 GERMANY

A new multi-user AR display system and developed real-time rendering and image transformation techniques.

ALVIN on the Web: Distributive Mission Rehearsal for Deep Submersible Vehicle
Jan Jungclaus
Fraunhofer Center for Research in Computer Graphics, Inc.
321 South Main Street
Providence, Rhode Island 29030 USA

This distributive online simulation system allows scientific and public users to collaboratively train and plan the Alvin submarine's missions in a realistic and interactive cockpit environment.

A Head-Mounted Projective Display and its Applications in Interactive Augmented Environments
Hong Hua
Beckman Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
405 North Mathews Avenue
Urbana, Illinois 61801 USA

HMPD technology and its featured capabilities, a recent prototype for a compact HMPD implementation, and application examples for interactive augmented environments.