ISMAR 2018

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ISMAR 2018
17th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality
Event in series ISMAR
Dates 2018/10/16 (iCal) - 2018/10/20
Location: Munich, Germany
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Important dates
Submissions: 2018/03/19
Notification: 2018/06/08
Camera ready due: 2018/07/10
Papers: Submitted 119 / Accepted 33 (27.7 %)
General chairs: Ulrich Eck, Otmar Hilliges
Workshop chairs: Gerd Bruder, Maki Sugimoto
Seminars Chair: Gerd Bruder, Maki Sugimoto
Demo chairs: David Plecher, Shohei Mori
Table of Contents


The IEEE ISMAR is the leading international academic conference in the fields of Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality.


Information Presentation:

  • Mediated and diminished reality
  • Multisensory rendering, registration, and synchronization
  • Photorealistic and non-photorealistic rendering
  • Real-time and non-real-time interactive rendering
  • Visual, aural, haptic, and olfactory augmentation


  • Acquisition of 3D video and scene descriptions
  • Calibration and registration (of sensing systems)
  • Location sensing technologies (of any kind, including non-real-time)
  • Projector-camera systems
  • Sensor fusion
  • Smart spaces
  • Touch, tangible and gesture interfaces
  • Video processing and streaming
  • Visual mapping
  • Wearable sensors, ambient-device interaction


  • Display hardware, including 3D, stereoscopic, and multi-user
  • Live video stream augmentation (e.g., in robotics and broadcast)
  • Wearable actuators and augmented humans
  • Wearable and situated displays (e.g., eyewear, smart watches, pico-projectors)

User Experience Design:

  • Collaborative interfaces
  • Technology acceptance and social implications
  • Therapy and rehabilitation
  • Usability studies and experiments
  • Virtual analytics and entertainment
  • VR simulations of AR/MR

Human Performance and Perception:

  • Interaction techniques
  • Learning and training
  • Multimodal input and output
  • Perception of virtual objects

System Architecture:

  • Content creation and management
  • Distributed and collaborative architectures
  • Online services
  • Real-time performance issues
  • Scene description and management issues
  • Wearable and mobile computing


  • Architecture
  • Art, cultural heritage, education and training
  • Automotive and aerospace
  • Entertainment, broadcast
  • Industrial, military, emergency response
  • Health, wellbeing, and medical
  • Personal information systems
  • Visual effects / video processing


General Chairs:

  • Ulrich Eck TU Munich, Germany
  • Otmar Hilliges ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Finance Chairs:

  • Dieter Schmalstieg TU Graz, Austria

Science & Technology Chairs:

  • David Chu Google, US
  • Joseph L. Gabbard Virginia Tech, US
  • Jens Grubert Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany
  • Holger Regenbrecht University of Otago, New Zealand

Industry Sponsorship and Exhibition Chairs:

  • Tobias Alexander Franke Unity Technologies, Denmark
  • Carolina Cruz Neira University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA
  • Dirk Reiners University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA
  • Jérôme Royan IRT b<>com, France
  • Ross Smith University of South Australia, Australia

Posters Chairs:

  • Markus Funk TU Darmstadt, Germany
  • Hartmut Seichter Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Demos Chairs:

  • David Plecher TU Munich, Germany
  • Shohei Mori Graz University of Technology, Austria

Science & Technology Awards Chairs:

  • Kiyoshi Kiyokawa Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
  • Gudrun Klinker TU Munich, Germany

Accessibility Chairs:

  • Alexander Winkler TU Munich, Germany

Doctoral Consortium Chairs:

  • Tobias Höllerer University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
  • Denis Kalkofen Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Jason Orlosky Osaka University, Japan

Workshops/Tutorials Chairs:

  • Gerd Bruder University of Central Florida, USA
  • Maki Sugimoto Keio University, Japan

Publications Chairs:

  • Veronica Teichrieb Federal University of Pernambuco, Brasil

TVCG Liaison:

  • Dieter Schmalstieg TU Graz, Austria

Student Volunteer Chairs:

  • Alejandro Martin TU Munich, Germany

Pitch-Your-Lab Session Chairs:

  • Gun Lee University of South Australia, Australia

Student-Fair Session Chairs:

  • Mark Billinghurst University of South Australia, Australia

Publicity Chairs:

  • Severine Habert TU Munich, Germany

Web Chairs:

  • Felix Bork TU Munich, Germany