Virtual Reality

UVRPN - Micro VRPN Wrapper for Unity

A simple VRPN wrapper for Unity

Monastry Memleben - Interactive Mixed Reality History

A tangible user interaction system for museum exhibits

The utility of Magic Lens interfaces on handheld devices for touristic map navigation

This paper investigates the utility of the Magic Lens metaphor on small screen handheld devices for map navigation given state of the art computer vision tracking. We investi- gate both performance and user experience aspects. In contrast to previous …

360 degree panoramic overviews for location-based services

We investigate 360 degree panoramas as overviews to support users in the task of locating objects in the surrounding environment. Panoramas are typically visualized as rectangular photographs, but this does not provide clear cues for physical …

"Chinese Whispers": mediating oscillations between physical form and digital space

In this paper we investigate the use of next generation remote collaboration tools for supporting design education. Chinese Whispers refers to the concept of mediating between remote studios with new forms of hybrid designing and real time online …

TOUCHING THE UNTOUCHABLES: VIRTUAL-, AUGMENTED- AND REALITY

This paper brings forth an overview of design and interaction within realms stretching from reality to virtuality. In recent years, architects have been exploring creative technologies and potentials using a variety of interfaces ranging from real …

The mixed reality book: a new multimedia reading experience

We are introducing a new type of digitally enhanced book which symbiotically merges different type of media in a seamless approach. By keeping the traditional book (and its affordance) and enhancing it visually and aurally, we provide a highly …

osgVerse - Distributed Virtual Environments

A distributed VR framework

Tangible Interfaces in Design Computing

Sensorial richness is essential in the design process, yet digital design tools do not respond to this need. Tangible interfaces offer an opportunity for interaction with design computing systems to explore means of supporting a wider range of …

TAP textendash The Architectural Playground: A C++ Framework for Scalable Distributed Collaborative Architectural Virtual Environments

Architecture is built information [1].Architects have the task of restructuring and translating information into buildable designs.The beginning of the design process, where the briefing is transformed into an idea, is a crucial phase in the design …