Remote Presence: Live Holograms for a Social Classroom

Nicolas Pope, Sebastian Hahta, Erkki Rötkönen, Naska Goagoses, Jason Mendes, Erkki Sutinen, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus
2022 ACM International Conference on Interactive Media Experiences  
Existing communication technologies have displayed a lack of affordances in supporting social-emotional connections, which is of particular interest in educational settings. We are therefore developing a live sensory immersive 3D video technology, built on a prior developed platform. Pilot trials in a Finnish school have yielded promising fndings. We continue to advance the state-of-the-art platform in parallel with regards to 3D capture quality and data compression algorithms. Current
more » ... nts entail joint investigations and evaluations of afordances to support emotional, social, motivational, and achievement impacts with learners and teachers from a Namibian and Finnish school. Participants can experience "remote presence" wearing the hololens 2 while others are live streamed from another country captured by two cameras. CCS CONCEPTS • Human-centered computing → Systems and tools for interaction design.
doi:10.1145/3505284.3532821 fatcat:regrpcwstfdz5gorn4wdgxpplq