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Vision Ship Information Overlay and Navigation “VISION” System

  • Jessica ReichersEmail author
  • Nathan Brannon
  • Joshua Rubini
  • Naomi Hillis
  • Katia Estabridis
  • Gary Hewer
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 962)

Abstract

Modern naval vessels, marvels of systems engineering, combine a myriad of complex solutions into a single, sophisticated machine. Personnel responsible for the safe operation of these ships are required to parse, filter, and process a large array of information in order to make key decisions. Safe navigation requires better processing and interpretation of significant quantities of data, and ensuring this information is made available in an easily consumable fashion.

Augmented reality provides a means to solve this problem, using customizable interfaces and overlays of information on the world to help make intelligent decisions in dangerous, congested situations. The team’s Optimal Trajectory and other path planning algorithms can refine these navigational aids, accounting for changes in weather, current, and tides.

Our team successfully demonstrated an augmented reality solution, giving additional situational awareness during transit to sea and into port.

Keywords

Augmented reality Decision making Human factors 

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© This is a U.S. government work and not under copyright protection in the U.S.; foreign copyright protection may apply 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jessica Reichers
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nathan Brannon
    • 1
  • Joshua Rubini
    • 1
  • Naomi Hillis
    • 1
  • Katia Estabridis
    • 1
  • Gary Hewer
    • 1
  1. 1.Naval Air Warfare Center – Weapons DivisionChina LakeUSA

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