Visualizing High Dimensional Data In Augmented Reality

Benjamin Resnick
Jul 3, 2017 · 6 min read
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Imagine walking into your office on a Monday morning, just a couple years from now. You pour yourself a cup of coffee, check the news, and then put on a pair of AR glasses. You find yourself surrounded by a sea of gently glowing, colored orbs. The orbs represent all of the data that drives your business. You know this data well. The patterns and colors of these orbs are like a fingerprint. But there’s something atypical about the data floating over the coffee maker. You reach out and select that data. A summary of all the relevant details appears on a nearby computer screen.

If something matters to your business, your systems track it. When you want to consume all of that info, you use this immersive visualization; bursting beyond the bounds of a computer screen, information dense, efficient, and aesthetically pleasing.

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Matrix of 2D scatterplots, juxtaposed with Immersive Insights

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