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Session C3: PANEL: Digital Reality and PNT

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Date: Thursday, September 19, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.

Moderators

Dr. Charles Toth
The Ohio State University


Dr. Valérie Renaudin
Université Gustave Eiffel

 
Track Chair

Dr. Melania Susi
Topcon Positioning System

Digital reality, including augmented, virtual and mixed reality, is becoming widespread in different fields such as entertainment, sports, health, first responder, autonomous driving, indoor/urban navigation, and space applications. This technology can assist in enhancing perception skills, offering im-mersive visualization experiences, acquiring visual information from the environment, and identifying obstacles in challenging and dynamic scenarios. Digital information can also be overlayed to a live im-age enhancing the user operation capabilities and decision-making. This panel explores the advancements, opportunities, and challenges of digital reality in relationship to positioning and navigation.

Panel Members:

1. Dr. Todd Humphreys
Ashley H. Priddy Centennial Professorship in Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
2. Pierre (Georgel) Fite-Georgel
Niantic Director of Engineering for Augmented Reality (AR) Mapping, Niantic, Inc.

10:05-10:35, Break. Refreshments in Exhibit Hall

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