Beyond-the-Desktop Visualization & Immersive Analytics

Visualization researchers need to develop and adapt to today’s new devices and tomorrow’s interface technology. Today, people interact with visual depictions mainly through a mouse and, gradually, by touch. Tomorrow, they will be touching, grasping, feeling, hearing, smelling, and even tasting data.

This theme explores the concept of Immersive, multisensory, post-WIMP visualization and investigates how information visualization can employ different display and presentation technologies, such as head-mounted displays, projection systems, wearables, tabletop displays and haptic interfaces.

  1. Butcher, P. W. S., Roberts, J. C., & Ritsos, P. D. (2016). Immersive Analytics with WebVR and Google Cardboard. In Posters presented at the IEEE Conference on Visualization (IEEE VIS 2016), Baltimore, MD, USA. [bib]