ACCESSFABRIK - Researching and Developing New Tools for Collaborative Design and Communication

Michael J. Murphy, Michael Dick, Michael Lawrie

Abstract

Through a review of literature and experimentation with enabling technologies, it was concluded that the Access Grid (an open-source, videoconferencing platform) held significant potential to facilitate the sharing of audiovisual material in the area of collaborative industrial design; however, it would have to be extended to allow for high-definition visualization and remote desktop control. As a result, researchers in Canada and Germany developed new tools to accomplish this, and utilized them to remotely manipulate industrial designs in real-time and with very low latency. Additionally, automated captioning and translation services were developed to better facilitate cross-cultural business-to-business collaboration. Future research directions for this project involve the continued prototyping of these tools, leading either to their deployment within industry or further improvement within the Access Grid Community.

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Murphy M., Dick M. and Lawrie M. (2009). ACCESSFABRIK - Researching and Developing New Tools for Collaborative Design and Communication . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8111-81-4, pages 533-539. DOI: 10.5220/0001839505330539


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@conference{webist09,
author={Michael J. Murphy and Michael Dick and Michael Lawrie},
title={ACCESSFABRIK - Researching and Developing New Tools for Collaborative Design and Communication},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2009},
pages={533-539},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001839505330539},
isbn={978-989-8111-81-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - ACCESSFABRIK - Researching and Developing New Tools for Collaborative Design and Communication
SN - 978-989-8111-81-4
AU - Murphy M.
AU - Dick M.
AU - Lawrie M.
PY - 2009
SP - 533
EP - 539
DO - 10.5220/0001839505330539