CultAR – Culturally Enhanced Augmented Realities – is a research project belonging to Seventh Framework Programme of European Commission. The main objective of CultAR is to develop an integrated mobile full mixed reality platform combining markerless augmented reality, mobile 3D maps, tactile interfaces and directional audio for advanced context-aware personalized and digital cultural experience in urban environments.
Representation – advancing mobile technologies for more natural, discrete and omnipresent multimodal interactions with the environment.
Hybrid space mediation
Hybrid space mediation – by personalized, adaptive interest inferring and annotation system, mediating content and experiences.
Social engagement – with a near real time experience sharing framework, we invite friends and co-travellers for an online shared, localized cultural experience
Extended awareness – where the full spectrum of available technological means is put to use, providing tactile, aural and visual hints, suggestions and cues
CultAR European Project Overview
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The Final Review of CultAR will be held in Luxemburg on the 25th of February
PROJECT FULL NAME
Culturally Enhanced Augmented Realities
PROJECT THEME & TYPE
ICT-2011.8.2 ICT for access to cultural
resources Collaborative Project (CP)
Specific Targeted Research Project (STREP)
1.1.2013 – 31.12.2015
TOTAL COSTS / EC CONTRIBUTION
€4 364 255 / €3 400 000
The responsibility of overall management of CultAR belongs to the Coordinator. Work Package Leaders ensure the delivery of particular results of the work packages and day-to-day operations. Decisions related to the overall strategy of the project, contractual matter, conflict resolutions and other items of strong impact for the project such as operational matters that involve several WPs will be addressed by the Steering Committee.
CultAR Steering Committee consists of a representative from each consortium partner and is chaired by the Coordinator.
In addition, the consortium has agreed on formation of cross-WP task forces that ensure the implementation of project work on specific tasks to ensure project integration.