Markus Tatzgern

Augmented and Virtual Reality Researcher

Dr. Markus Tatzgern is professor for Mixed Reality and Game Development and key researcher at the multi-disciplinary research group Realities MediaCube at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. with highest distinction from the Graz University of Technology. He was post-doctoral researcher at the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Handheld Augmented Reality, a world leading research laboratory for mobile augmented reality. Before joining the Christian Doppler Laboratory, he was involved in the FP6 EU-project IPCity and developed mobile and light-weight mixed reality interfaces.

His research focuses on developing advanced visualization and interaction techniques for augmented and virtual reality that allow users to efficiently and intuitively explore and access information.

His work was published at top tier conferences and journals of the field, such as ACM CHI, IEEE ISMAR, IEEE VR and IEEE TVCG and Computers&Graphics, and also matured into several patents related to augmented reality visualization. He is also actively contributing to the research community as program comitee member and reviewer for journals and conferences.

Publications

Peer-reviewed

  1. Markus Tatzgern, Michael Domhardt, Martin Wolf, Michael Cenger, Gerlinde Emsenhuber, Radomir Dinic, Nathalie Gerner and Arnulf Hartl. AirRes Mask: A Precise and Robust Virtual Reality Breathing Interface Utilizing Breathing Resistance as Output Modality. In In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 14 pages, Honorable Mention for Best Paper. CHI ’22. ACM, 2022.

  2. Gerlinde Emsenhuber, Michael Domhardt, Tobias Langlotz, Denis Kalkofen and Markus Tatzgern. Towards Eye-Perspective Rendering for Optical See-Through Head-Mounted Displays. In IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces Abstracts and Workshops, 1–2. VRW ’22. IEEE, 2022.

  3. Markus Tatzgern and Christoph Birgmann. Exploring Input Approximations for Control Panels in Virtual Reality. In IEEE Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces, 1–9. VR ’21. IEEE, 2021.

  4. Masahiro Yamaguchi, Shohei Mori, Peter Mohr, Markus Tatzgern, Ana Stanescu, Hideo Saito and Denis Kalkofen. Video-Annotated Augmented Reality Assembly Tutorials. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, 1010–22. UIST ’20. ACM, 2020.

  5. Peter Mohr, Markus Tatzgern, Tobias Langlotz, Andreas Lang, Dieter Schmalstieg and Denis Kalkofen. TrackCap: Enabling Smartphones for 3D Interaction on Mobile Head-Mounted Displays. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 1–11. CHI ’19. ACM, 2019.

  6. Peter Mohr, Markus Tatzgern, Jens Grubert, Dieter Schmalstieg and Denis Kalkofen. Adaptive User Perspective Rendering for Handheld Augmented Reality. In IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces, 176–81, Honorable Mention for Best Paper, 2017.

  7. Peter Mohr, David Mandl, Markus Tatzgern, Eduardo Veas, Dieter Schmalstieg and Denis Kalkofen. Retargeting Video Tutorials Showing Tools With Surface Contact to Augmented Reality. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 6547–58. ACM, 2017.

  8. Jacob Boesen Madsen, Markus Tatzgern, Claus B Madsen, Dieter Schmalstieg and Denis Kalkofen. Temporal Coherence Strategies for Augmented Reality Labeling. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 22, no. 4 (April 2016): 1415–23.

  9. Markus Tatzgern, Valeria Orso, Denis Kalkofen, Giulio Jacucci, Luciano Gamberini and Dieter Schmalstieg. Adaptive Information Density for Augmented Reality Displays. In IEEE Virtual Reality, 83–92, 2016.

  10. Markus Tatzgern, Raphael Grasset, Eduardo Veas, Denis Kalkofen, Hartmut Seichter and Dieter Schmalstieg. Exploring Real World Points of Interest: Design and Evaluation of Object-Centric Exploration Techniques for Augmented Reality. Pervasive Mobile Computing: Special Issue on Mobile and Pervasive Applications in Tourism 18 (2015): 55–70.

  11. Markus Tatzgern, Raphael Grasset, Denis Kalkofen and Dieter Schmalstieg. Transitional Augmented Reality Navigation for Live Captured Scenes. In IEEE Virtual Reality, 21–26, 2014.

  12. Markus Tatzgern, Denis Kalkofen, Raphael Grasset and Dieter Schmalstieg. Hedgehog Labeling: View Management Techniques for External Labels in 3D Space. In IEEE Virtual Reality, 27–32, 2014.

  13. Markus Tatzgern, Raphael Grasset, Eduardo Veas, Denis Kalkofen, Hartmut Seichter and Dieter Schmalstieg. Exploring Distant Objects with Augmented Reality. In Proceedings of the Joint Virtual Reality Conference of EGVE - EuroVR, 49–56. The Eurographics Association, 2013.

  14. Markus Tatzgern, Denis Kalkofen and Dieter Schmalstieg. Dynamic Compact Visualizations for Augmented Reality. In IEEE Virtual Reality, 3–6, 2013.

  15. Raphael Grasset, Tobias Langlotz, Denis Kalkofen, Markus Tatzgern and Dieter Schmalstieg. Image-Driven View Management for Augmented Reality Browsers. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, 177–86, 2012.

  16. Markus Tatzgern, Denis Kalkofen and Dieter Schmalstieg. Multi-Perspective Compact Explosion Diagrams. Computers & Graphics 35, no. 1 (2011): 135–47.

  17. Markus Tatzgern, Denis Kalkofen, Raphael Grasset and Dieter Schmalstieg. Embedded Virtual Views for Augmented Reality Navigation. In International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality - Workshop on Visualization in Mixed Reality Environments, 2011.

  18. Markus Tatzgern, Denis Kalkofen and Dieter Schmalstieg. Compact Explosion Diagrams. In Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering, 35:17–26, 2010.

  19. Denis Kalkofen, Markus Tatzgern, Dieter Schmalstieg, Denis Kalkofen, Markus Tatzgern and Dieter Schmalstieg. Explosion Diagrams in Augmented Reality. In IEEE Virtual Reality, 71–78, 2009.

Theses

    1. Markus Tatzgern. “Situated Visualization in Augmented Reality.” PhD thesis, Graz University of Technology, 2015.
    2. Markus Tatzgern. “A Framework for Automatically Creating 3D Explosion Diagrams.” Master's thesis, Graz University of Technology, 2008.

    Patents

    1. Markus Tatzgern, Denis Kalkofen, Dieter Schmalstieg and Raphael Grasset. “Hierarchical Clustering for View Management Augmented Reality.” WO Patent 2015142576, September 2015.
    2. Raphael Grasset, Markus Tatzgern, Tobias Langlotz, Denis Kalkofen and Dieter Schmalstieg. “Image-Driven View Management for Annotations.” WO Patent 2013176830, November 2013.
    3. Markus Tatzgern, Denis Kalkofen and Dieter Schmalstieg. “Efficient Information Presentation for Augmented Reality.” WO Patent 2012033768, March 2012.
    4. Markus Tatzgern, Denis Kalkofen and Dieter Schmalstieg. “Efficient Information Presentation for Augmented Reality.” US Patent 20120075433, March 2012.