Swapp, D; Williams, J; Steed, A; (2010) The implementation of a novel walking interface within an immersive display. In: Hachet, M and Kiyokawa, K and LaViola Jr, J, (eds.) Proceedings of 2010 IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (3DUI). (pp. 71 - 74). IEEE Computer Society Press
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Locomotion interfaces pose a large challenge for designers of immersive virtual environments. While treadmills and other actuated interfaces can be integrated with spatial displays or head-mounted displays, they are expensive or they constrain walking to one direction. In this technical note we demonstrate the integration of a passive walking interface integrated with a CAVE-like display. The Wizdish is a new concept for walking interfaces. Users wear low-friction shoes and "walk" on a dish-shaped apparatus. By tracking the feet and integrating a redirection algorithm we have constructed a locomotion interface that reproduces some aspects of walking whilst removing the need for the user to operate any hand-held controller.
|Title:||The implementation of a novel walking interface within an immersive display|
|Event:||2010 IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (3DUI)|
|Location:||Waltham, Massachusetts USA|
|Dates:||2010-03-20 - 2010-03-21|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science|
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