ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences
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Articles | Volume V-4-2020
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., V-4-2020, 163–170, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-V-4-2020-163-2020
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., V-4-2020, 163–170, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-annals-V-4-2020-163-2020

  03 Aug 2020

03 Aug 2020

OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR AUGMENTED REALITY SITUATED GEOGRAPHICAL VISUALIZATION

M. J. Lobo and S. Christophe M. J. Lobo and S. Christophe
  • LASTIG, Université Gustave Eiffel, ENSG, IGN, F-94160 Saint-Mandé, France

Keywords: Augmented Reality, Situated Visualization, Geovisualization

Abstract. Augmented reality (AR) enables to display situated geographical visualizations, i.e visualizations that use virtual elements that are displayed in a geographical location. The place where the data is displayed complements the visualization. Many applications that take advantage of AR and situated visualizations exist, but they differ in the visualizations they present, their relationship to the geographic locations and goals. To better understand why and how AR based situated geovisualization is used, we review 45 papers coming from Human Computer Interaction, Visualization and Geographical Information Science venues that present such applications. Inspired by existing classifications, we characterize these papers according to the data they visualize and the geographical distance between the visualization and the data the visualization represents. This analysis reveals existing opportunities for situated geovisualization applications using AR.