Hardware Interfaces for VR Applications: Evaluation on Prototypes

Mentzelopoulos, M., Tarpini, F., Emanuele, A. and Protopsaltis, A. 2015. Hardware Interfaces for VR Applications: Evaluation on Prototypes. The 14th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications - IUCC-2-15 (Special session: VEAI). Liverpool - UK 26 Oct 2015 IEEE .

TitleHardware Interfaces for VR Applications: Evaluation on Prototypes
AuthorsMentzelopoulos, M., Tarpini, F., Emanuele, A. and Protopsaltis, A.
TypeConference paper
Abstract

The advancement of recent developments over the VR with the expansion of new Head Mount Displays (H.M.D.) such as Oculus Rift and Morpheus have opened new challenges in the already active research filed of the industry of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) by exploring new means of communication with the support of the new hardware devices adjustable to body movements and hand position. The paper explores the hardware interactivity and VR H.M.D’s through two games designed to use the latest Oculus Rift SDK technology with alternative methods of hardware communication. A usability evaluation study was conducted with 18 participants and the results presented and discussed.

KeywordsInteractive Learning Environments, Head Up Display (H.U.D.), Virtual Reality, Head Mount Display (H.M.D.).
Year2015
ConferenceThe 14th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications - IUCC-2-15 (Special session: VEAI)
PublisherIEEE
Accepted author manuscript
Cover sheet attachedMentzelopoulos_et_al_2015_final_author_version.pdf

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