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Multitouch Earth Architecture: Software

Basic Software Architecture

 

Multitouch Earth is built as a Client-Server Application. This allows the server part to work simultaneously with multiple Multitouch Earth clients. The clients are only responsible for presenting the information received from the server and for handling user interactions. Current clients run as Windows applications on PCs with display and input hardware of various capabilities, including mouse and multi-touch input and flat and spherical screens. The design allows other kinds of clients as well.

The spherical screen implementation is of special interest as it presents a very realistic experience of controlling a map presented on a globe. In order to accomplish this Multitouch Earth program can present maps within rectangular or circular areas.

The clients and the server run within a LAN (Local Area Network) and the whole system is highly configurable. Additionally, the clients can be controlled remotely by the administrator of the system.

 

Software requirements  

Operating systems and server software

 

Server:

•   MS Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit with recent Service Packs installed.
•   Microsoft SQL Server 64 bit with recent Service Packs installed.
•   Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 with recent Service Packs installed
•   Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010

 

Clients:

•   MS Windows 7 64 bit

Information caching and Web Cache functionality

 

Most of the data used by Multitouch Earth are delivered from the Web. Whenever these data are used for generating user interface and for user presentation (maps, map overlays, information articles), it is important to minimize the latency normally associated with Internet data delivery. This becomes even more important at the time when the ship is away from the land and may not have consistent or any access to the Internet (in this case latency is infinite – i.e. the user will never get the data).

A server component of the Multitouch Earth program was created, therefore, to handle Web caching. This means that any client-requested data that are available locally on the server are delivered without the Internet access, minimizing the latency. Client requests are allowed to flow through to the remote server when actual Internet access is required (because the data are not available locally or because the data are stale).

The responses of the remote servers are cached, but only if the data are durable, that is, they are not to expire soon. Current weather conditions, for example, are not cached, as they are likely to change for the next access. Photographs, Maps, Wikipedia articles, etc., on the other hand, are not expected to change often and are cached.

 

Data sources and Data interfaces

 

Components of the Multitouch Earth that generate, store, and retrieve data are to be referred to as internal data sources. Any external applications that generate data for and deliver them to Multitouch Earth are referred to as external data sources. Most of the data used by Multitouch Earth come from the external data sources.

 

Here is a list of main data groups that can be used by the application:

1.      Maps

           a.       From Google Earth Server

           b.      From Microsoft Virtual Earth Server

           c.       From other map providers

2.      Public pictures, videos, descriptions, websites etc.

3.      Public layers from Google Earth Server and other sources

4.      KMLs as interface

5.      GPS coordinates of the ship (actual, history, planned)

           a.       Delivered by the navigation system of the ship

6.      Additional information for the ship (temperature, wind, messages etc.)

           a.       Delivered by the navigation system of the ship

7.      Phone book

8.      Multimedia and private webcams

           a.      Individual files and playlists

           b.      Data is administrated by the system administrator using other (multimedia) software

9.      Private Pictures

           a.      Individual files and playlists

           b.      Data is administrated by the system administrator using other software.
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Hardware: Frame for Multitouch spherical surface

 

The following design space was available for installation of the entire system:

   Height:    196,2 cm
   Width: 153,4 cm
   Depth:

25 cm

 

Interactive multi touch Globe on the ship: end state

 

Interactive terrestrial sphere: end state

 

 

It was not possible to enlarge this design space, as cupboards are located on either side of the installation.

Furthermore, the rear wall of the room cannot be used for mounting, as a ventilation shaft is located there.

Easy access to projector and other devices within the housing is ensured.

The entire installation is delivered as a cabinet, ready for installation.

 

Dust protection

 

The cabinet is constructed so that no ambient dust and dirt can get inside of the cabinet.

This construction is self-supporting.

 

Air conditioning

 

The cooling system is realized using a cold water supply to the cabinet. Cooling should be carried out using a TCW air conditioning unit located in the cabinet.

 

The following values are taken into account during planning:

Cold water replacement (Technical cold water TCW):

 

  •  Supply temperature 6° C

  •  Return temperature 12° C

 

Cooling units were included with up to 400 l / h flow volume in the design independent of the thermal load on the projector(s).

 

In addition to the water connections, a condensate removal was provided by the customer, to which the cabinet must be connected.

 

Inside cabinet view

 

Inside cabinet: plan   

 

 

Globe inside empty: realise

 

Terrestrial sphere inside empty: realise

Inside cabinet view implementation

 

Inside cabinet:

development state

Globe frame

 

Inside cabinet:

end state

 

Vibration:

 

The system can be use on a ship, car or plain and is, therefore, prone to experience external vibrations. The cabinet is, therefore, constructed so that the entire function is decoupled from wall hull vibrations and other impacts in order to prevent the displacement of projector and multi-touch sensors.

The oscillation amplitudes at the set-up location are:

 

  •  under 11 Hertz: 97mm/sec²

  •  over 11 Hertz: 5.5mm/sec²

 


 
   

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