241views Biometrics» more  HICSS 2011»
8 years 9 months ago
Examining Work Performance in Immersive Virtual Environments versus Face-to-Face Physical Environments through Laboratory Experi
With increasing proliferation of virtual environments for serious work as well as play, we are confronted by new challenges pertaining to how such environments can be leveraged to...
Richard Bergin, Bryan J. Hudgens, Mark Nissen
197views more  VC 2010»
9 years 9 days ago
A high dynamic range rendering pipeline for interactive applications
High Dynamic Range (HDR) rendering has a growing success in video-games and virtual reality applications, as it improves the image quality and the player's immersion feeling....
Josselin Petit, Roland Brémond
168views more  TVCG 2011»
9 years 17 days ago
The Effect on Lower Spine Muscle Activation of Walking on a Narrow Beam in Virtual Reality
— To what extent do people behave in immersive virtual environments as they would in similar situations in a physical environment? There are many ways to address this question, r...
Angus Antley, Mel Slater
132views more  INTERNET 2010»
9 years 2 months ago
Peer-to-Peer 3D Streaming
In multi-user networked virtual environments such as Second Life, 3D streaming techniques have been used to progressively download and render 3D objects and terrain, so that a ful...
Shun-Yun Hu, Jehn-Ruey Jiang, Bing-Yu Chen
9 years 3 months ago
Discovery of Physical Neighbors for P2P 3D streaming
Abstract-- Many peer-to-peer-based virtual environment (P2PVE) solutions have been proposed recently to improve the scalability of distributed virtual environment (VE) systems. By ...
Chang-Hua Wu, Shun-Yun Hu, Li-Ming Tseng
9 years 3 months ago
Multiuser Collaborative Exploration of Immersive Photorealistic Virtual Environments in Public Spaces
We have developed and deployed a multimedia museum installation that enables one or several users to interact with and collaboratively explore a 3D virtual environment while simult...
Scott Robertson, Brian Jones, Tiffany O'Quinn, Pet...
9 years 3 months ago
Psychologically Verified Player Modelling
This research attempts to measure personality by monitoring behaviour in a virtual environment. A computer game was created to measure a trait of the Five Factor Model of personal...
Giel van Lankveld, Sonny Schreurs, Pieter Spronck
9 years 3 months ago
Car Driving Behaviour Observation Using an Immersive Car Driving Simulator
Using a car driving simulator, we can observe drivers' behaviors in dangerous situations safely. We constructed an immersive car driving simulator. We conducted an experiment ...
Yoshisuke Tateyama, Yukihiro Mori, Keiichi Yamamot...
197views Virtual Reality» more  VR 2010»
9 years 4 months ago
Interaction capture in immersive virtual environments via an intelligent floor surface
We present techniques to enable users to interact on foot with simulated natural ground surfaces in immersive virtual environments. Position and force estimates from in-floor for...
Yon Visell, Alvin Law, Jessica Ip, Severin Smith, ...
185views Virtual Reality» more  VR 2010»
9 years 4 months ago
Exploiting change blindness to expand walkable space in a virtual environment
We present a technique for exploiting change blindness to allow the user to walk through an immersive virtual environment that is much larger than the available physical workspace...
Evan A. Suma, Seth Clark, Samantha L. Finkelstein,...