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Augmented Reality in the Context of Naval Operations

  • Mário Marques
  • Filipe Elvas
  • Isabel L. Nunes
  • Victor Lobo
  • Anacleto Correia
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 876)

Abstract

As technology evolves, the feasibility of implementing Augmented Reality applications on mobile systems has increased significantly opening opportunities in many usage domains. For instance, in the field of education and training, systems AR provides an easy and safe mode of acquiring knowledge and gaining skills and experience in complex contexts and environments. This paper describes two AR applications built for support of naval operations. The Tactical-AR was intended for training purposes, to demonstrate the maneuvers of ships in formations, according to tactical publications. The THEMIS-AR presents the use of AR in the context of disaster relief operations, where responders receive information on the incidents, tasks to perform, navigation guidance to reach the incidents and advice on procedures to use while performing the tasks.

Keywords

Human factors Augmented reality Mobile devices Human-computer interaction User experience Naval operations Learning experiences 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The work was funded by the Portuguese Ministry of Defense and by the Portuguese Navy.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mário Marques
    • 1
  • Filipe Elvas
    • 1
  • Isabel L. Nunes
    • 2
    • 3
  • Victor Lobo
    • 4
  • Anacleto Correia
    • 1
  1. 1.CINAV – Portuguese Navy, AlfeiteAlmadaPortugal
  2. 2.Faculty of Sciences and TechnologyUniversidade NOVA de LisboaCaparicaPortugal
  3. 3.UNIDEMI, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and TechnologyUniversidade NOVA de LisboaCaparicaPortugal
  4. 4.NOVA IMS, Universidade Nova de LisboaLisbonPortugal

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