VR 2017

2017 IEEE Virtual Reality (VR), March 18-22, 2017, Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Vibrotactile Assistance for User Guidance Towards Selection Targets in VR and the Cognitive Resources Involved
Oscar J. Ariza N., Markus Lange, Frank Steinicke, and Gerd Bruder
(University of Hamburg, Germany; University of Würzburg, Germany; University of Central Florida, USA)
Abstract: The selection of objects in virtual reality (VR) located on the periphery and outside the field of view (FOV) requires a visual search by rotations of the HMD, which can reduce the performance of interaction. Our work explores the use of a pair of self-made wireless and wearable devices which once attached to the user’s head provide assistive vibrotactile cues for guidance in order to reduce the time used to turn and locate a target object. We present an experiment based on a dual-tasking method to analyze cognitive demands and performance metrics during a selection task.

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