Researchers use virtual reality, GIS data to enhance trail management
from The Roanoke Times
A team of Virginia Tech researchers has transformed Torgersen Hall on campus into the Appalachian Trail. Using augmented reality, GIS data and 3-D printing, people who manage the internationally known footpath can utilize technology to improve its management, researchers and stakeholders said during a workshop meeting at Tech. The researchers and trail managers are especially interested in protecting its majestic views.
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