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Take Part Prototype: Creating New Ways of Participation Through Augmented and Virtual Reality [in press]

Fegert, Jonas; Pfeiffer, Jella; Golubyeva, Anna; Pfeiffer-Leßmann, Nadine; Hariharan, Anuja; Renner, Patrick; Pfeiffer, Thies; Hefke, Mark; Straub, Tim; Weinhardt, Christof

Abstract (englisch):
Famous examples like the Amazon headquarter in New York City or the Stuttgart 21 train station demonstrate that construction projects are often subjects of common interest and can therefore produce protests if citizens feel unheard in urban planning. In this manuscript, we would therefore like to investigate whether e-participation can be used as a tool to foster citizen involvement in construction projects that are of public interest. To this end, we present a prototype that combines participation with augmented and virtual reality. While offering a source for a better understanding of construction processes, our prototype allows users to bring in their own design suggestions and discuss these with others. With this prototype paper, we thus want to demonstrate how augmented and virtual reality can lay the ground for innovative ways of political participation that would offer great potential for project initiators and citizens.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000104413
Veröffentlicht am 01.01.2021
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Forschungszentrum Informatik, Karlsruhe (FZI)
Institut für Informationswirtschaft und Marketing (IISM)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Publikationsjahr 2019
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000104413
Erschienen in 29th Workshop an Information Technologies and Systems (WITS), Munich Germany, December 18-20 2019. Ed.: Y. Lu
Schlagwörter E-Participation, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Prototype, Digital Government
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