Integrating Support for Collaboration-unaware VRML Models into Cooperative Applications

Geyer, Werner ; Mauve, Martin

Document Type: Conference or workshop publication
Year of publication: 1999
Book title: Proceedings / IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems : June 7 - 11, 1999, Florence, Italy
The title of a journal, publication series: Proceedings of the IEEE ICMCS'99, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems
Volume: 1
Page range: 665-660
Place of publication: Los Alamitos, Calif.
Publishing house: IEEE Computer Soc. Press
ISBN: 0-7695-0253-9
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Business Informatics and Mathematics > Praktische Informatik IV (Effelsberg 1989-2017)
Subject: 004 Computer science, internet
Abstract: This paper presents design and architecture of the distributed virtual reality service (dvr) which allows collaboration-unaware VRML animations and simulations to be integrated into cooperative applications. The dvr service realizes the distribution of VRML content to a group of participants via multicast. User interactions with the VRML model are synchronized in a manner transparent to the VRML content. To demonstrate the feasibility of our novel approach, we have successfully integrated the distributed virtual reality service into the digital lecture board which is a shared whiteboard tailored to the specific needs of collaborative work, for instance, in the area of computer-based distance education.

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