Augmented reality, education & tourism

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Presentation about the application of augmented reality to education and tourism, at ICOT'2013 conference: trends, impact and policies on sustainable tourism development, in Cipruss, 2013.

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Augmented reality, education & tourism

  1. 1. Augmented Reality, Education & Tourism Luis Villarejo – Community Initiatives Office of Learning Technologies 2013 learningtechnologies.uoc.edu ICOT 2013 - Limassol
  2. 2. Contents 1. What is Augmented Reality? 2. Use case at the Open University of Catalonia 3. Augmented Reality and Tourism, a world of opportunities Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu1UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA
  3. 3. 1. What is Augmented Reality? A technology that augments, with digital info, our vision on the real world [Banff mountain guide] Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu2UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA
  4. 4. A technology that augments, with digital information, our vision on the real world. This can be done using two techniques: Here we will talk about Geolocalization Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu2UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Geolocalization Image Recognition 1. What is Augmented Reality?
  5. 5. Requeriments to develop Augmented Reality (AR): - Content management system for AR - Knowledge regarding AR browsers. Requeriments for the user: - Having a smartphone with internet connection. Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu3UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA 1. What is Augmented Reality? - requirements
  6. 6. 1. What is Augmented Reality? components Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu3UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA
  7. 7. Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu4UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Contents 1. What is Augmented Reality? 2. Use case at the Open University of Catalonia 3. Augmented Reality and Tourism, a world of opportunities
  8. 8. 2. Use case at the Open University of Catalonia Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu5UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Goal: “That students give value to a landscape of their choice as a touristic resource through the use of the augmented reality technology” Materialization: “Creation of a set of points of touristic interest associated to a landscape. To make available to the tourist these points of interest by means of an Augmented Reality platform.”
  9. 9. Laboratori del nou Turisme (LNT) Community Tools Students Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu5UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA 2. Use case at the Open University of Catalonia
  10. 10. Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu6UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Hoppala
  11. 11. Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu7UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Hoppala (II) Image / Video / Audio / Web / Tlf. / email / Twitter Automatically triggered actions depending on proximity
  12. 12. Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu8UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Layar
  13. 13. Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu9UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Results - Publicly available through: Android & iPhone - Look for 'paisatge' - More than 500 Points of Interest distributed among the Catalan & Spanish geography.
  14. 14. Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu10UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Contents 1. What is Augmented Reality? 2. Use case at the Open University of Catalonia 3. Augmented Reality and Tourism, a world of opportunities
  15. 15. 3.1. Landscape Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu12UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Video
  16. 16. 3.1. Travelling in time Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu12UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Video
  17. 17. 3.1. Treavelling in time Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu11UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA
  18. 18. 3.2. Gimcana Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu13UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA
  19. 19. 3.3. Music and discovering the city Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu14UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Project
  20. 20. 3.3. Art exhibitions Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu14UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Video
  21. 21. 3.3. Education and arts Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu14UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Video
  22. 22. 3.1. Geology Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu12UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA Video
  23. 23. 3.4 Other possibilities - Touristic guide (guide the tourist through the places you want them to visit) - Traveling virtual assistant (practical information) - Automatic translation through image recognition - Video: National Geographic - Video: “Between page and screen” Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu15UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA
  24. 24. 4. Conclusions - Great tourism opportunities - Multiple touristic product possibilities - Already available technology - Technology at the hands of millions, through smartphones ... Office of Learning Technologies · learningtechnologies.uoc.edu15UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA
  25. 25. learningtechnologies.uoc.edu Luis Villarejo lvillarejo@uoc.edu It will look like this

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