05-15-2014 06:19 PM CET - IT, New Media & Software

fluidOps Presents Semantic Augmented Reality Application at ESWC 2014

Press release from: fluid Operations

12 May 2014
Walldorf, Germany – fluid Operations® AG will present the Conference Explorer, an augmented reality (AR) application that runs on Google Glass, at the Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC) 2014 from 25 - 29 May on the Greek island of Crete. The tool for semantic data integration in the context of professional events is based on the Information Workbench, the semantic integration platform of fluidOps.

Building knowledge and networks
With the Conference Explorer, ESWC attendees can view conference data with semantic links to information from social networks and other public data sources on Google Glass. This AR application provides attendees relevant, personalized information based on the given situation. The application recognizes different scenarios, calculates suggested actions for conference planning and social networking, and provides additional, optional information – all without the person having to request it explicitly. Based on the previous interaction history as well as the current time, location and program, attendees will receive personalized recommendations for ongoing sessions at the conference. The AR application also displays discussions in social networks as additional information on Google Glass. In addition, ESWC attendees can collect, tag and publish photos that have been taken with Google Glass and released during the conference.

Further expert contributions from fluidOps
fluidOps is also shaping the ESWC program with two further program contributions. In a hands-on presentation, the company’s experts will describe a user study that examines the most suitable processes for mapping relational and semantic data. As part of the PROFILES workshop, they will also explore the topic of search and exploration in the “Web of Data” from a scientific perspective.

fluid Operations™ (fluidOps) is an innovative software company headquartered in Walldorf, Germany. Its focus lies on the research and development of novel technologies for intelligent cloud and data management in the enterprise. With the Information Workbench™, fluidOps delivers a highly customizable platform for Linked Data and Big Data management and solution development. This includes support for the semantic integration of heterogeneous data sources across the borders of individual domains, collaborative knowledge acquisition and augmentation, semantic search, business intelligence and analytics, as well as data visualization and exploration. fluidOps’ Conference Explorer app won the Linked Data-a-Thon at the 2011 International Semantic Web Conference and was placed in the WWW 2012 Metadata Challenge. Gartner Analysts named fluidOps, “Cool Vendor in the SAP Ecosystem” in 2010. In 2012, fluid Operations won the “Best in Cloud” Award in the category “Infrastructure as a Service – Private Cloud”. For more information about fluidOps and its products and solutions please visit www.fluidOps.com.

fluid Operations AG
Altrottstr. 31
69190 Walldorf, Germany
Simona Macikowski
Marketing Specialist
Tel.: +49 6227 358087 30
Fax: +49 6227 358087 10

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