The Augmented REality Sandtable (ARES) Research Strategy

Report No. ARL-TN-0875
Authors: Christopher J Garneau, Michael W Boyce, Paul L Shorter, Nathan L Vey, Charles R Amburn
Date/Pages: February 2018; 34 pages
Abstract: The Augmented REality Sandtable (ARES) is a research and development testbed with the aim of determining the improvements in battlespace visualization and decision-making that aid in providing a common operating picture at the point of need and best meet user requirements. As a testbed for research, ARES is primarily concerned with human factors research in the areas of information visualization, multimodal interaction, and human performance assessment. The purpose of this technical note is to discuss completed, ongoing, and planned research and provide an overall strategy for future work.
Distribution: Approved for public release
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Last Update / Reviewed: February 1, 2018