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Object-focused mixed reality storytelling: technology-driven content creation and dissemination for engaging user experiences

Darzentas, Dimitrios; Flintham, Martin; Benford, Steve

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Dimitrios Darzentas

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STEVE BENFORD steve.benford@nottingham.ac.uk
Dunford Chair in Computer Science



Abstract

In this paper we present the creation and deployment of a concerted set of Mixed Reality Technologies designed for creating engaging public experiences and enhanced storytelling opportunities focused on artefacts. Under the title of the Mixed Reality Storytelling (MXRS) project, we combined Internet of Things-inspired approaches and Virtual and Augmented Reality experience technologies, with 3D scanning content creation techniques, to create mobile and adaptable tools suitable for public engagements and industry partners, such as museums and galleries. We present 4 cases of public impact events where the tools were employed over a period of 2 years to create content from visitor contributions, which was then used in follow-on VR and AR engagements. We also demonstrate cases where the tools were used to create content for novel applications of cultural and social informatics.

Conference Name 22nd Pan-Hellenic Conference on Informatics
Conference Location Athens, Greece
Start Date Nov 29, 2018
End Date Dec 1, 2018
Acceptance Date Nov 12, 2018
Online Publication Date Nov 29, 2018
Publication Date Nov 29, 2018
Deposit Date Jan 16, 2020
Publicly Available Date Jan 16, 2020
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Pages 278-281
Book Title PCI '18: Proceedings of the 22nd Pan-Hellenic Conference on Informatics
ISBN 9781450366106
DOI https://doi.org/10.1145/3291533.3291588
Public URL https://nottingham-repository.worktribe.com/output/1480160
Publisher URL https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3291533.3291588

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PCI '18, November 29-December 1, 2018, Athens, Greece
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https://doi.org/10.1145/3291533.3291588





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