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ARWC 2014 - 1st Workshop on Augmented Reality and Wearable Computing (ARWC 2014)

Date : 2014-06-18 - 2014-06-21     Deadline: 2014-02-22

Venue: Barcelona / Spain Spain



Topics/Call fo Papers

The growing technology of Augmented Reality has fascinated for the possibilities that offers to the everyday living of people, not only for the sales market and location of information in cities but also for the facilities that brings to the users to do their lives more easy. Probably, next years will be the period when augmented reality will be implemented in our everyday living. Some studies in this field demonstrate that AR market will increase its benefits quickly depending on the habits how we interact with wearable devices.
The accessibility to information through AR technology is an opportunity to explore it for scientist and developers of wearable devices. It is necessary to analyze social impact, legal and ethics discussions. This is a result of the use of personal information in most of cases.
Scientists, developers, start-ups and companies are leading a running to find the way how people should interact with the augmented information around their real environment in lot of fields such industry, sales, education, leisure, etc. This workshop is an opportunity to them to show their innovation in studies and projects to reach this target.
The projects must include scientist background for the application of AR in wearable computing devices, also metrics of user experiences and implementation results.
Some examples of these devices could be shown in the workshop, such as watches, smart glasses, data-gloves, HMD, etc.
List of topics of interest
• Wearable computer
• Human computer interaction
• AR marketing and advertisement
• AR and art
• Smart glasses and non-touch screen devices
• AR and games
• Head mounted displays
• Head-up displays
• AR mobile apps for wearable devices
• Augmented cities
• Image tracking
• Object tracking
• Geo-location
• Intelligent clothing
• SLAM technology
All papers must follow the formatting rules and be written in Portuguese, Spanish or English.
The version of papers for evaluation by the Scientific Committee should not include any identification, e-mail or affiliation of the authors. This information should only be available in the final version of papers accepted for presentation and publication.
The evaluation version of the papers should be saved in PDF. However, the final version for publication must be saved in Word format.
Submissions should follow the guidelines of the main conference, namely the types of papers (full or short) and formatting rules (
All papers should be submitted using the EasyChair system, available in the following link:
Important Dates
• Deadline for paper submission: February 22, 2014
• Notification of paper acceptance: March 29, 2014
• Deadline for final versions and conference registration: April 12, 2014
• Deadline for Workshop final papers delivery to CISTI organizers: April 19, 2014
• Conference dates: June 18-21, 2014
Organizer committee
Isidro Navarro, c/ Maspons 22, 1o 1a 08012 Barcelona,
Francesc Alías, c/ Quatre Camins, 30 08022 Barcelona,
Esteban Anguita, LabHuman R&D department of Univeridad Politécnica de Valencia,
Program Committee
David Miralles, R&D department of Engineering of University of La Salle, Spain
Sergi Villagrasa, Department of Multimedia of University of La Salle, Spain
Hector Zapata, Department EGA of Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Spain
Lluis Giménez, Department EGA of Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Spain
Albert Fernández, EPSEB Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Spain
Fernando Paniagua, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Pilar Mareca, Universitat Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Peter Froechlich, Telecommunications Research Center (FTW), Austria
Claudio Barradas, Instituto Politecnico de Santarem, Portugal
Wolfgang Hurst, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Alexander Mehler, Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt, Germany
Teija Vainio, University of Tampere, Finland
Zahid Hussain, Technical University of Graz, Austria
Yi-Fan Chen, Old Dominion University, USA
Raymond Kosala, Binus Business School, Indonesia
Claudio R. Geyer, Uni. Federal do Rio Grade do Sul, Brasil
Andreas Duenser, University of Canterbuy, New Zeland
Kateria Mania, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Toshihiko Yamasaki, University of Tokyo, Japan
Mojgan Afshari, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Qingxiong Yang, City University of Hong Kong, China
Ling Shao, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Nikos Doulamis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Renata A. Gorska, Cracow University of Technology, Poland
Derek Reilly, Dalhousie University, Canada
Ismo Rakkolainen, University of Tampere, Finland
Alex Garcia-Alonso, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain

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