oru.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Design and development of an augmented environment with high user mobility for training purposes
Örebro University, School of Science and Technology. (Centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems (AASS), Örebro university,Sweden)
Centre for Intelligent Automation, University of Skövde, Sweden.
2008 (English)In: Proceedings of the 11th Mechatronics Forum Biennial International Conference: 23 – 25 June2008, Universith of Limerick, Ireland / [ed] Toal D., Limerick: University of Limerick , 2008Conference paper, Published paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The paper describes the design and development of a novel cost effective simulator for training of situation awareness, strategy and co-operation. By mixing real and virtual realities in combination with wireless and body-mounted hardware, the result is an augmented environment that allows for high physical mobility against a relatively low cost.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Limerick: University of Limerick , 2008.
National Category
Robotics
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-21061ISBN: 1-905952-05-8 (print)ISBN: 978-1-905952-05-2 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-21061DiVA, id: diva2:477402
Conference
Mechatronics 2008, June 23 – 25, University of Limerick, Ireland
Available from: 2012-01-13 Created: 2012-01-13 Last updated: 2017-10-17Bibliographically approved
In thesis
1. Convergence in mixed reality-virtuality environments: facilitating natural user behavior
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Convergence in mixed reality-virtuality environments: facilitating natural user behavior
2012 (English)Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This thesis addresses the subject of converging real and virtual environments to a combined entity that can facilitate physiologically complying interfaces for the purpose of training. Based on the mobility and physiological demands of dismounted soldiers, the base assumption is that greater immersion means better learning and potentially higher training transfer. As the user can interface with the system in a natural way, more focus and energy can be used for training rather than for control itself. Identified requirements on a simulator relating to physical and psychological user aspects are support for unobtrusive and wireless use, high field of view, high performance tracking, use of authentic tools, ability to see other trainees, unrestricted movement and physical feedback. Using only commercially available systems would be prohibitively expensive whilst not providing a solution that would be fully optimized for the target group for this simulator. For this reason, most of the systems that compose the simulator are custom made to facilitate physiological human aspects as well as to bring down costs. With the use of chroma keying, a cylindrical simulator room and parallax corrected high field of view video see-though head mounted displays, the real and virtual reality are mixed. This facilitates use of real tool as well as layering and manipulation of real and virtual objects. Furthermore, a novel omnidirectional floor and thereto interface scheme is developed to allow limitless physical walking to be used for virtual translation. A physically confined real space is thereby transformed into an infinite converged environment. The omnidirectional floor regulation algorithm can also provide physical feedback through adjustment of the velocity in order to synchronize virtual obstacles with the surrounding simulator walls. As an alternative simulator target use, an omnidirectional robotic platform has been developed that can match the user movements. This can be utilized to increase situation awareness in telepresence applications.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Örebro: Örebro universitet, 2012. p. 71
Series
Örebro Studies in Technology, ISSN 1650-8580 ; 53
Keywords
Mixed reality. augmented reality, augmented virtuality, head mounted display, omnidirectional floor, natural interface, telepresence
National Category
Computer and Information Sciences
Research subject
Computer and Systems Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-21054 (URN)978-91-7668-852-6 (ISBN)
Public defence
2012-02-10, Hörsal L1, Långhuset, Örebro universitet, Fakultetsgatan 1, Örebro, 11:15 (Swedish)
Opponent
Supervisors
Available from: 2012-01-12 Created: 2012-01-12 Last updated: 2018-01-12Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text in DiVA

By organisation
School of Science and Technology
Robotics

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

isbn
urn-nbn

Altmetric score

isbn
urn-nbn
Total: 50 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf