An Inhabited 3D Oil Platform for Immersive CSCW

  • Roland Mark Banks


This chapter describes the implementation of an application jointly developed by BT Laboratories and Telenor Research to explore the possibilities for group-to-group collaboration within spatially immersive display environments such as the VisionDome™ and RealityCentre™, using a distributed software platform. The application investigated the issues surrounding the networking of our respective systems and the potential benefits to the oil and petrochemical industries in using telepresence as a means of collaboration.

We consider the usability of the system, and the network and hardware issues encountered during the trial and its technical implementation, as well as a more general discussion of the merits and implications for the oil and telecommunications industries.


Virtual Reality Virtual Environment Drill String Telecommunication Industry Remotely Operate Vehicle 
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