Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

Myths and Realities

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Author: Bruno Arnaldi,Pascal Guitton,Guillaume Moreau

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119341094

Category: Computers

Page: 370

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Virtual and Augmented Reality have existed for a long time but were stuck to the research world or to some large manufacturing companies. With the appearance of low-cost devices, it is expected a number of new applications, including for the general audience. This book aims at making a statement about those novelties as well as distinguishing them from the complexes challenges they raise by proposing real use cases, replacing those recent evolutions through the VR/AR dynamic and by providing some perspective for the years to come.

Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality in Industry

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Author: Dengzhe Ma,Jürgen Gausemeier,Xiumin Fan,Michael Grafe

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642173764

Category: Computers

Page: 200

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"Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality in Industry" collects the proceedings of the 2nd Sino-German Workshop on the same topic held in Shanghai on April 16-17, 2009. The papers focus on the latest Virtual Reality (VR) / Augmented Reality (AR) technology and its application in industrial processes and presents readers with innovative methods, typical case studies and the latest information on VR/AR basic research results and industrial applications, such as 3D rendering, innovative human-machine design, VR/AR methodology and new tools for assisting in industry, virtual assembly, virtual factory, training and education, etc. The book is intended for computer scientists, IT engineers as well as researchers in Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Dengzhe Ma and Dr. Xiumin Fan are both professors at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China; Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Gausemeier is a professor of Computer-Integrated Manufacturing at the Heinz Nixdorf Institute, University of Paderborn, Germany; Dipl.-Ing. Michael Grafe is a senior engineer in the Product Engineering Research Group at the Heinz Nixdorf Institute, University of Paderborn.

Virtual und Augmented Reality (VR / AR)

Grundlagen und Methoden der Virtuellen und Augmentierten Realität

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Author: Ralf Dörner,Wolfgang Broll,Paul Grimm,Bernhard Jung

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642289037

Category: Computers

Page: 351

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Das Lehrbuch vermittelt die theoretischen und praktischen Grundlagen, die benötigt werden, um Virtual- und Augmented-Reality-Systeme (VR/AR) eigenständig zu realisieren oder zu erweitern. Es dient Studierenden als anschauliche Begleitlektüre zu Lehrveranstaltungen, die VR/AR thematisieren, u. a. in den Fächern Informatik, Medien oder Natur- und Ingenieurwissenschaften. Durch seinen modularen Aufbau eignet sich der Band auch für das Selbststudium und kann darüber hinaus als Nachschlagewerk verwendet werden.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

14th EuroVR International Conference, EuroVR 2017, Laval, France, December 12–14, 2017, Proceedings

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Author: Jernej Barbic,Mirabelle D'Cruz,Marc Erich Latoschik,Mel Slater,Patrick Bourdot

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319723235

Category: Computers

Page: 193

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, EuroVR 2017, held in Laval, France, in December 2017. The 10 full papers and 2 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 36 submissions. The papers are organized in four topical sections: interaction models and user studies, visual and haptic real-time rendering, perception and cognition, and rehabilitation and safety.

Augmented and Virtual Reality in Libraries

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Author: Jolanda-Pieta van Arnhem,Christine Elliott,Marie Rose

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1538102927

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

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This book is written for librarians, by librarians: understanding that diverse communities use libraries, museums, and archives for a variety of different reasons. It makes augmented reality, virtual reality, and mixed reality applications much more accessible to professionals in libraries, museums, and archives.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

15th EuroVR International Conference, EuroVR 2018, London, UK, October 22–23, 2018, Proceedings

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Author: Patrick Bourdot,Sue Cobb,Victoria Interrante,Hirokazu kato,Didier Stricker

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3030017907

Category: Computers

Page: 261

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, EuroVR 2018, held in London, UK, in October 2018. The 9 full papers and 6 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 39 submissions. The papers are organized in 5topical sections: vision-based motion tracking; 3D acquisition and 3D reconstruction; haptics and 3D audio; perception and cognition; interactive techniques and use-case studies.

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

Empowering Human, Place and Business

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Author: Timothy Jung,M. Claudia tom Dieck

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319640275

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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This volume provides the latest outcomes of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) research conducted in various industries. It reveals how AR and VR are currently changing the business landscape, and how new innovations provide opportunities for businesses to offer their customers unique services and experiences. Collecting the proceedings of the International AR & VR Conference held in Manchester, UK, in February 2017, the book advances the state of the art in AR and VR technologies and their applications in various industries such as tourism, hospitality, events, fashion, entertainment, retail, education and the gaming industry. The papers presented here cover the most significant topics within the field of AR and VR for both researchers and practitioners, approaching them from a business and management perspective.

Virtual & Augmented Reality For Dummies

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Author: Paul Mealy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119481422

Category: Computers

Page: 352

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An easy-to-understand primer on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are driving the next technological revolution. If you want to get in on the action, this book helps you understand what these technologies are, their history, how they’re being used, and how they’ll affect consumers both personally and professionally in the very near future. With VR and AR poised to become mainstream within the next few years, an accessible book to bring users up to speed on the subject is sorely needed—and that’s where this handy reference comes in! Rather than focusing on a specific piece of hardware (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, iOS ARKit) or software (Unity, Unreal Engine), Virtual & Augmented Reality For Dummies offers a broad look at both VR and AR, giving you a bird’s eye view of what you can expect as they continue to take the world by storm. * Keeps you up-to-date on the pulse of this fast-changing technology * Explores the many ways AR/VR are being used in fields such as healthcare, education, and entertainment * Includes interviews with designers, developers, and technologists currently working in the fields of VR and AR Perfect for both potential content creators and content consumers, this book will change the way you approach and contribute to these emerging technologies.

Understanding Augmented Reality

Concepts and Applications

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Author: Alan B. Craig

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0240824105

Category: Computers

Page: 296

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Understanding Augmented Reality addresses the elements that are required to create augmented reality experiences. The technology that supports augmented reality will come and go, evolve and change. The underlying principles for creating exciting, useful augmented reality experiences are timeless. Augmented reality designed from a purely technological perspective will lead to an AR experience that is novel and fun for one-time consumption - but is no more than a toy. Imagine a filmmaking book that discussed cameras and special effects software, but ignored cinematography and storytelling! In order to create compelling augmented reality experiences that stand the test of time and cause the participant in the AR experience to focus on the content of the experience - rather than the technology - one must consider how to maximally exploit the affordances of the medium. Understanding Augmented Reality addresses core conceptual issues regarding the medium of augmented reality as well as the technology required to support compelling augmented reality. By addressing AR as a medium at the conceptual level in addition to the technological level, the reader will learn to conceive of AR applications that are not limited by today’s technology. At the same time, ample examples are provided that show what is possible with current technology. Explore the different techniques, technologies and approaches used in developing AR applications Learn from the author's deep experience in virtual reality and augmented reality applications to succeed right off the bat, and avoid many of the traps that catch new developers and users of augmented reality experiences Some AR examples can be experienced from within the book using downloadable software

Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications in Manufacturing

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Author: S.K. Ong,A.Y.C. Nee

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447138732

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 388

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Written by experts from the world’s leading institutions in the field, this is the only book to cover virtual and augmented reality in manufacturing from a manufacturing perspective, rather than a computer science angle. It details applications of state-of-the-art technologies in real industrial situations.

Emerging Technologies for Health and Medicine

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Robotics, Industry 4.0

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Author: Dac-Nhuong Le,Chung Van Le,Jolanda G. Tromp,Gia Nhu Nguyen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119509882

Category: Computers

Page: 318

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With the current advances in technology innovation, the field of medicine and healthcare is rapidly expanding and, as a result, many different areas of human health diagnostics, treatment and care are emerging. Wireless technology is getting faster and 5G mobile technology allows the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) to greatly improve patient care and more effectively prevent illness from developing. This book provides an overview and review of the current and anticipated changes in medicine and healthcare due to new technologies and faster communication between users and devices. This groundbreaking book presents state-of-the-art chapters on many subjects including: A review of the implications of VR and AR healthcare applications A review of current augmenting dental care An overview of typical human-computer interaction (HCI) that can help inform the development of user interface designs and novel ways to evaluate human behavior to responses in virtual reality (VR) and other new technologies A review of telemedicine technologies Building empathy in young children using augmented reality AI technologies for mobile health of stroke monitoring & rehabilitation robotics control Mobile doctor brain AI App An artificial intelligence mobile cloud computing tool Development of a robotic teaching aid for disabled children Training system design of lower limb rehabilitation robot based on virtual reality

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Computer Graphics

4th International Conference, AVR 2017, Ugento, Italy, June 12-15, 2017, Proceedings

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Author: Lucio Tommaso De Paolis,Patrick Bourdot,Antonio Mongelli

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331960922X

Category: Computers

Page: 476

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The 2-volume set LNCS 10324 and 10325 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Computer Graphics, AVR 2017, held in Ugento, Italy, in June 2017. The 54 full papers and 24 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 112 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: virtual reality; augmented and mixed reality; computer graphics; human-computer interaction; applications of VR/AR in medicine; and applications of VR/AR in cultural heritage.

Augmented und Virtual Reality. Chancen, Risiken und Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten

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Author: Tobias Hust

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3668382697

Category: Computers

Page: 25

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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2016 im Fachbereich Informatik - Wirtschaftsinformatik, Note: 1,3, ASW Berufsakademie Saarland Neunkirchen, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Die Techniken Augmented Reality (AR) und Virtual Reality (VR) sind momentan aktueller denn je und erhalten dank Spielen wie „Pokémon Go“ und neuen Entwicklungen wie der „Hololens“ von Microsoft immer mehr Aufmerksamkeit. Sowohl im betrieblichen, als auch im privaten Bereich erschließen sich dank der Entwicklungen immer neue Möglichkeiten, die einen hohen Mehrwert bieten können. In der Studienarbeit werden daher neben den technischen Grundlagen von AR und VR vor allem die Chancen und Risiken dieser Technologien, sowie die Einsatzmöglichkeiten im betrieblichen und privaten Umfeld erläutert. Außerdem werden weitere Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten für die Zukunft aufgezeigt.

Virtual, Augmented Reality and Serious Games for Healthcare 1

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Author: Minhua Ma,Lakhmi C. Jain,Paul Anderson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business

ISBN: 3642548164

Category: Computers

Page: 568

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There is a tremendous interest among researchers for the development of virtual, augmented reality and games technologies due to their widespread applications in medicine and healthcare. To date the major applications of these technologies include medical simulation, telemedicine, medical and healthcare training, pain control, visualisation aid for surgery, rehabilitation in cases such as stroke, phobia and trauma therapies. Many recent studies have identified the benefits of using Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality or serious games in a variety of medical applications. This research volume on Virtual, Augmented Reality and Serious Games for Healthcare 1 offers an insightful introduction to the theories, development and applications of virtual, augmented reality and digital games technologies in medical and clinical settings and healthcare in general. It is divided into six sections: section one presents a selection of applications in medical education and healthcare management; Section two relates to the nursing training, health literacy and healthy behaviour; Section three presents the applications of Virtual Reality in neuropsychology; Section four includes a number of applications in motor rehabilitation; Section five aimed at therapeutic games for various diseases; and the final section presents the applications of Virtual Reality in healing and restoration. This book is directed to the healthcare professionals, scientists, researchers, professors and the students who wish to explore the applications of virtual, augmented reality and serious games in healthcare further.

Virtual Reality im Tourismus

Wie VR das Destinationsmarketing verändern wird

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Author: Thomas Aichner,Oswin Maurer,Michael Nippa,Stefan Tonezzani

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3658238658

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 61

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Die Autoren untersuchen in diesem essential, welche Rolle Virtual Reality zukünftig im Tourismus spielen wird. Zu diesem Zweck vergleichen sie die beiden verwandten Technologien Virtual Reality und Augmented Reality miteinander und beschreiben aktuelle Anwendungsbereiche im Tourismus. Anschließend werden 18 Prognosen – basierend auf politischen, ökonomischen, soziokulturellen und technologische Faktoren – entwickelt, um die Frage zu beantworten, wie Virtual Reality die Auswahlentscheidung einer Tourismusdestination im Jahr 2025 beeinflussen wird. Um das wahrscheinlichste Zukunftsszenario zu finden, bewerten Experten die Prognosen im Rahmen einer Online-Delphi-Studie.

Emerging Technologies of Augmented Reality: Interfaces and Design

Interfaces and Design

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Author: Haller, Michael

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1599040689

Category: Computers

Page: 414

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"This book provides a good grounding of the main concepts and terminology for Augmented Reality (AR), with an emphasis on practical AR techniques (from tracking-algorithms to design principles for AR interfaces). The targeted audience is computer-literate readers who wish to gain an initial understanding of this exciting and emerging technology"--Provided by publisher.

Developing Virtual Reality Applications

Foundations of Effective Design

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Author: Alan B. Craig,William R. Sherman,Jeffrey D. Will

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 9780080959085

Category: Computers

Page: 448

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Virtual Reality systems enable organizations to cut costs and time, maintain financial and organizational control over the development process, digitally evaluate products before having them created, and allow for greater creative exploration. In this book, VR developers Alan Craig, William Sherman, and Jeffrey Will examine a comprehensive collection of current,unique, and foundational VR applications in a multitude of fields, such as business, science, medicine, art, entertainment, and public safety among others. An insider’s view of what works, what doesn’t work, and why, Developing Virtual Reality Applications explores core technical information and background theory as well as the evolution of key applications from their genesis to their most current form. Developmental techniques are cross-referenced between different applications linking information to describe overall VR trends and fundamental best practices. This synergy, coupled with the most up to date research being conducted, provides a hands-on guide for building applications, and an enhanced, panoramic view of VR development. Developing Virtual Reality Applications is an indispensable one-stop reference for anyone working in this burgeoning field. Dozens of detailed application descriptions provide practical ideas for VR development in ALL areas of interest! Development techniques are cross referenced between different application areas, providing fundamental best practices!

Understanding Virtual Reality

Interface, Application, and Design

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Author: William R. Sherman,Alan B. Craig

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 012801038X

Category: Computers

Page: 938

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Understanding Virtual Reality: Interface, Application, and Design, Second Edition, arrives at a time when the technologies behind virtual reality have advanced dramatically in their development and deployment, providing meaningful and productive virtual reality applications. The aim of this book is to help users take advantage of ways they can identify and prepare for the applications of VR in their field, whatever it may be. The included information counters both exaggerated claims for VR, citing dozens of real-world examples. By approaching VR as a communications medium, the authors have created a resource that will remain relevant even as the underlying technologies evolve. You get a history of VR, along with a good look at systems currently in use. However, the focus remains squarely on the application of VR and the many issues that arise in application design and implementation, including hardware requirements, system integration, interaction techniques and usability. Features substantive, illuminating coverage designed for technical or business readers and the classroom Examines VR's constituent technologies, drawn from visualization, representation, graphics, human-computer interaction and other fields Provides (via a companion website) additional case studies, tutorials, instructional materials and a link to an open-source VR programming system Includes updated perception material and new sections on game engines, optical tracking, VR visual interface software and a new glossary with pictures

Virtual Reality: Concepts and Technologies

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Author: Philippe Fuchs,Guillaume Moreau,Pascal Guitton

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0415684714

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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A manual for both designers and users, comprehensively presenting the current state of experts' knowledge on virtual reality (VR) in computer science, mechanics, optics, acoustics, physiology, psychology, ergonomics, ethics, and related area. Designed as a reference book and design guide to help the reader develop a VR project, it presents the reader with the importance of the user’s needs and various aspects of the human computer interface (HCI). It further treats technical aspects of VR, hardware and software implementations, and details on the sensory and psycho-sensory interfaces. Providing various concepts and technologies, including mathematics and modelling techniques, it allows the reader to formalize, conceptualize and construct a virtual reality project from original thought to application. This book is intended for engineers, computer scientists and computer game developers working on various VR applications. It can further serve as an educational tool in Virtual Reality courses for senior graduate and postgraduate students.