An optical tracking system for virtual reality

  • Hrimech H
  • Merienne F
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Abstract

In this paper we present a low-cost 3D tracking system which we have developed and tested in order to move away from traditional 2D interaction techniques (keyboard and mouse) in an attempt to improve user’s experience while using a CVE. Such a tracking system is used to implement 3D interaction techniques that augment user experience, promote user’s sense of transportation in the virtual world as well as user’s awareness of their partners. The tracking system is a passive optical tracking system using stereoscopy a technique allowing the reconstruction of three-dimensional information from a couple of images. We have currently deployed our 3D tracking system on a collaborative research platform for investigating 3D interaction techniques in CVEs.

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  • 3D tracking
  • Image processing
  • Virtual reality

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Authors

  • Hamid Hrimech

  • Frederic Merienne

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