AN OPEN ARCHITECTURE FOR COLLABORATIVE VISUALIZATION IN RICH MEDIA ENVIRONMENTS

Bernd Eßmann, Thorsten Hampel, Frank Goetz

Abstract

In this paper we present our approach of combining open and sophisticated technologies in order to establish an integrated rich media environment for collaborative visualization processes. Aiming to support comprehensive visualization settings of spatially separated domain specialists, we deploy remote render farms for producing the visualization of complex datasets as video streams, separately for every collaboration partner. This makes our system capable also for low-end mobile devices, which only have to be able to render MEPG-4 compliant video streams. The cooperation support is provided by a full-featured CSCW system including a shared whiteboard based on the platform independent Eclipse framework. The visualization objects are embedded in the CSCW system’s persistent object space and presented by the rich media view of the shared whiteboard. Starting with a basic scenario of collaborative visualization we will present the architecture of the combined visualization and CSCW systems and the design of the plug-in based shared whiteboard.

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Eßmann B., Hampel T. and Goetz F. (2006). AN OPEN ARCHITECTURE FOR COLLABORATIVE VISUALIZATION IN RICH MEDIA ENVIRONMENTS . In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-44-3, pages 27-34. DOI: 10.5220/0002458500270034


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis06,
author={Bernd Eßmann and Thorsten Hampel and Frank Goetz},
title={AN OPEN ARCHITECTURE FOR COLLABORATIVE VISUALIZATION IN RICH MEDIA ENVIRONMENTS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2006},
pages={27-34},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002458500270034},
isbn={978-972-8865-44-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - AN OPEN ARCHITECTURE FOR COLLABORATIVE VISUALIZATION IN RICH MEDIA ENVIRONMENTS
SN - 978-972-8865-44-3
AU - Eßmann B.
AU - Hampel T.
AU - Goetz F.
PY - 2006
SP - 27
EP - 34
DO - 10.5220/0002458500270034