Comparison of Wearable Optical See-through and Handheld Devices as Platform for an Augmented Reality Museum Guide

Sule Serubugo, Denisa Škantárová, Lasse Kjærsgård Nielsen, Martin Kraus

Abstract

Self-service guides are a common way of providing information about artworks exhibited in museums. Modern advances in handheld mobile applications and wearable optical see-through devices that use augmented reality offer new ways of designing museum guides that are more engaging and interactive than traditional self-service guides such as written descriptions or audio guides. In this study we compare wearable (smart glasses) and handheld (smartphone) devices as a platform for an augmented reality museum guide. We have developed a museum guide for both a smartphone and smart glasses that can identify artwork, direct the visitors’ attention to specific details in it, as well as engage them through a game. The platforms are compared based on participants’ preference feedback and game performance, and are also evaluated by a coordinator from a collaborating museum. We conclude with a discussion of potentials of these platforms as augmented reality museum guides and suggest promising future work.

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Serubugo S., Škantárová D., Kjærsgård Nielsen L. and Kraus M. (2017). Comparison of Wearable Optical See-through and Handheld Devices as Platform for an Augmented Reality Museum Guide . In Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2017) ISBN 978-989-758-224-0, pages 179-186. DOI: 10.5220/0006093901790186


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@conference{grapp17,
author={Sule Serubugo and Denisa Škantárová and Lasse Kjærsgård Nielsen and Martin Kraus},
title={Comparison of Wearable Optical See-through and Handheld Devices as Platform for an Augmented Reality Museum Guide},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2017)},
year={2017},
pages={179-186},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006093901790186},
isbn={978-989-758-224-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2017)
TI - Comparison of Wearable Optical See-through and Handheld Devices as Platform for an Augmented Reality Museum Guide
SN - 978-989-758-224-0
AU - Serubugo S.
AU - Škantárová D.
AU - Kjærsgård Nielsen L.
AU - Kraus M.
PY - 2017
SP - 179
EP - 186
DO - 10.5220/0006093901790186