In our discussions with end users about today's vi-sualization environments we were led to consider new concepts for the setting up of a platform which should be better suited to their real needs. In this paper, a hierarchy of visualization objects is presented. They will be the main elements of an new platform which should be both intuitive and extensible.
This paper presents an extension of the single-user scientific visualization system ZoomIn to a collaborative system. We discuss the principal challenges of remote collaboration in the case of scientific visualization and present the solutions realized for ZoomIn. The main issues identified include the support of slow/fast network connections, portability,… (More)