Virtualized Reality: an Application to Open-Pit Mine Monitoring

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ConferenceArchives of the 19th Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), Vol, July 16-23 2000.
VolumeXXXIII, Part B5/1, Commission V
Subjectvirtual reality; real-time control; geographic information system; photogrammetry
AbstractIn this paper, an infrastructure for monitoring remote equipment and solving some of the logistic challenges of operating satellite surface mines is presented. This infrastructure includes strategies for communicating timely and accurate information amongst operators, planners and supervisors, using off-the-shelf network protocols. Advanced data visualization techniques are implemented, so users can find information easily in a familiar format. A computerized excavator test-bed was developed to demonstrate performance and diagnostic monitoring systems, as well as other operator assisted systems. Results to date, including data from the Syncrude's mine site, are presented.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Information Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number44999
NPARC number5211833
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