A global view of all AR standards activities, and activities not directly
designed for AR but extensible to AR use cases, needs to be maintained,
providing those who are implementing draft standards in their projects
and products a complete catalog of all relevant specifications and potential
This international meeting of experts provides a single forum for representatives
of all standards bodies and the contributors to AR standards development
processes to meet and discuss their activities and progress, and to advance
new specifications more rapidly than is possible without face-to-face interactions.
The meeting will permit experts to:
- Discuss current technical solutions which have been proposed by and
to the community,
- Refine and update the landscape (mapping) of all standards initiatives
and activities of impact to the future of open AR, and
- Identify the remaining gaps in standards for widespread AR adoption.
Call for Papers
This meeting will be based on a mixture of submitted papers, invited talks
and open format, group discussions. In order to inform discussions and to
select speakers, participants are encouraged, but not required, to submit papers.
Paper submissions must follow guidelines provided on this page.
Papers submitted using the workshop instructions will be reviewed by one or
more members of the Program Committee within one week of receipt of the paper. The
final date for papers is Monday, January 17, 2011 (one month prior to the workshop).
To Participate in the meeting of international AR Standards Experts
This is an open meeting, however, advanced registration and payment of a nominal
fee via Web is required.
Entry to the workshop, including all prepared content and participation in
sessions will be granted to those who complete this form.
There will be a fee of 99 Euros for participation in the International AR
Standards Meeting. Food and beverages will be provided to all participants at
To inquire about or to pledge sponsorship, please contact Christine Perey, co-chair.
If a prospective participant does not have the financial resources to cover the
registration fee, a petition for fee waiver, including in-kind services or contribution
to the successful meeting the petitioner wishes to offer, should be sent via e-mail
to Christine Perey, co-chair.
Participants are required to pay for their own lodging and local transportation.
The draft workshop agenda is available here. Updates will be made regularly
and the final schedule published on or before February 10, 2011.
The meeting venue is very accessible from the Barcelona city center using
public transport, e.g. using FCC it takes from 5 to 10 minutes to get from the
city center (Plaza Cataluna) to the building in which the meeting will be conducted.
Workshop Host and Sponsoring
The co-chairs are very pleased that the AR Standards meeting is hosted by
In addition, we thank the Khronos Group for their assistance and sponsorship.
We are unable to secure a block of rooms for attendees, however, we strongly
encourage participants to secure rooms early due to the high demand for lodging
during the Mobile World Congress.
Workshop sessions and documents will be in English.
All notifications to participants will be made by way of this web page, to the
AR Standards announcements mailing list, LinkedIn and posted to relevant
blogs and industry mailing lists.
If you wish to provide assistance to the workshop and chair one or more sessions,
please notify Christine Perey, co-chair.
Program Committee Members
The papers submitted to the workshop will be reviewed by the program committee
which will select the most relevant papers and determine the order of discussion.
The program committee includes:
- Jacques Lemordant, INRIA
- Damon Hernandez, Metaverse One, Idea Builder Homes
- Dan Appelquist, Vodafone R&D
- Alex Hill, Augmented Environments Lab, Georgia Institute of Technology
- Dirk Groten, Layar
- Yohan Baillot, Simulation 3D
- Timo Engelke, IGD Fraunhofer
- Usman Haque, Connected Environments Lab, Pachube and Haque Design and Research
- Thomas Wrobel, LostAgain
- Sid Gabriel Hubbard, AR DevMob
- Vinny Reynolds, DERI
- Carl Reed, Open GeoSpatial Consortium
- Lars Erik Bolstad, Opera Software, and W3C GeoLocation WG
- Neil Trevett, NVIDIA Corporation and Khronos Group
- Rob Manson, MOB (Mobile Online Business)
- Edward Barker, GSM Association
If you would like to contribute to the success of the workshop by being a member
of the program committee, please send e-mail to Christine Perey, co-chair.
15 November 2010 Meeting announced and information issued via Web site 17 January 2011 Paper submission deadline 30 January 2011 All paper notifications sent to authors 3 February 2011 Pre-workshop reading provided to participants 10 February 2011 Final schedule published 17 February 2011 Workshop opens at 1:30 PM
Comments or Questions?
Please address all comments and questions regarding the AR Standards meeting
via e-mail to Christine Perey, co-chair.