NAVIGATION AND INTERACTION IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTS USING WEBGL

María Dolores Robles-Ortega, Lidia Ortega, Francisco R. Feito, Manuel J. González

Abstract

The process of rendering and interacting with large scenes in web systems is still an open problem in 3D urban environments. In this paper we propose a prototype to visualize a city model in a client-server architecture using open-source technologies like WebGL and X3DOM. Moreover, free navigation around the scene is allowed and users are able to obtain additional information when interacting with buildings and street furniture. To achieve this objective, aMySQL geodatabase has been designed to store both geometric and non-geometric urban information. Therefore, the extra data about the urban elements is obtained through queries in the database. The communication process between MySQL and the X3D model is performed by Ajax.

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Dolores Robles-Ortega M., Ortega L., R. Feito F. and J. González M. (2012). NAVIGATION AND INTERACTION IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTS USING WEBGL . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-02-0, pages 493-496. DOI: 10.5220/0003822804930496


in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp12,
author={María Dolores Robles-Ortega and Lidia Ortega and Francisco R. Feito and Manuel J. González},
title={NAVIGATION AND INTERACTION IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTS USING WEBGL},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={493-496},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003822804930496},
isbn={978-989-8565-02-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)
TI - NAVIGATION AND INTERACTION IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTS USING WEBGL
SN - 978-989-8565-02-0
AU - Dolores Robles-Ortega M.
AU - Ortega L.
AU - R. Feito F.
AU - J. González M.
PY - 2012
SP - 493
EP - 496
DO - 10.5220/0003822804930496