VR 2017
2017 IEEE Virtual Reality (VR)

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

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
08:00 – 08:30
Research Demos
08:30 – 15:00, Terrace A/B
FACETEQ Interface Demo for Emotion Expression in VR
Ifigeneia Mavridou, James T. McGhee, Mahyar Hamedi, Mohsen Fatoorechi, Andrew Cleal, Emili Ballaguer-Balester, Ellen Seiss, Graeme Cox, and Charles Nduka
(Bournemouth University, UK; Sussex Innovation Centre, UK)
Diminished Hand: A Diminished Reality-Based Work Area Visualization
Shohei Mori, Momoko Maezawa, Naoto Ienaga, and Hideo Saito
(Keio University, Japan)
Jogging with a Virtual Runner using a See-Through HMD
Takeo Hamada, Michio Okada, and Michiteru Kitazaki
(Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan)
Demonstration: Rapid One-Shot Acquisition of Dynamic VR Avatars
Charles Malleson, Maggie Kosek, Martin Klaudiny, Ivan Huerta, Jean-Charles Bazin, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Mark Mine, and Kenny Mitchell
(Disney Research, UK; Edinburgh Napier University, UK; Disney Research, Switzerland; Walt Disney Imagineering, USA)
Application of Redirected Walking in Room-Scale VR
(University of Hamburg, Germany; University of Central Florida, USA)
Immersive Virtual Training for Substation Electricians
Eduardo H. Tanaka, Juliana A. Paludo, Rafael Bacchetti, Edgar V. Gadbem, Leonardo R. Domingues, Carlúcio S. Cordeiro, Olavo Giraldi Jr., Guilherme Alcarde Gallo, Adam Mendes da Silva, and Marcos H. Cascone
(Eldorado Research Institute, Brazil)
Experiencing Guidance in 3D Spaces with a Vibrotactile Head-Mounted Display
Victor Adriel de Jesus Oliveira, Luca Brayda, Luciana Nedel, and Anderson Maciel
(Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy)
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3DPS: An Auto-calibrated Three-Dimensional Perspective-Corrected Spherical Display
Qian Zhou, Kai Wu, Gregor Miller, Ian Stavness, and Sidney Fels
(University of British Columbia, Canada; University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
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WebVR Meets WebRTC: Towards 360-Degree Social VR Experiences
Simon Gunkel, Martin Prins, Hans Stokking, and Omar Niamut
(TNO, Netherlands)
mpCubee: Towards a Mobile Perspective Cubic Display using Mobile Phones
(Coburg University, Germany; University of Passau, Germany)
Towards Ad Hoc Mobile Multi-display Environments on Commodity Mobile Devices
(Coburg University, Germany; University of Passau, Germany)
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ArcheoVR: Exploring Itapeva's Archeological Site
Eduardo Zilles Borba, Andre Montes, Marcio Almeida, Mario Nagamura, Roseli Lopes, Marcelo Knorich Zuffo, Astolfo Araujo, and Regis Kopper
(University of São Paulo, Brazil; Duke University, USA)
NIVR: Neuro Imaging in Virtual Reality
Tyler Ard, David M. Krum, Thai Phan, Dominique Duncan, Ryan Essex, Mark Bolas, and Arthur Toga
(University of Southern California, USA)
VRAIN: Virtual Reality Assisted Intervention for Neuroimaging
Dominique Duncan, Bradley Newman, Adam Saslow, Emily Wanserski, Tyler Ard, Ryan Essex, and Arthur Toga
(University of Southern California, USA; RareFaction Interactive, USA)
Gesture-Based Augmented Reality Annotation
Yun Suk Chang, Benjamin Nuernberger, Bo Luan, Tobias Höllerer, and John O’Donovan
(University of California at Santa Barbara, USA)
Virtual Field Trips with Networked Depth-Camera-Based Teacher, Heterogeneous Displays, and Example Energy Center Application
Jason W. Woodworth, Sam Ekong, and Christoph W. Borst
(University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA)
Rapid Creation of Photorealistic Virtual Reality Content with Consumer Depth Cameras
(University of Southern California, USA)
Travel in Large-Scale Head-Worn VR: Pre-oriented Teleportation with WIMs and Previews
(Columbia University, USA; Teachers College, USA)
08:30 – 15:00
The Pull
Quba Michalski, Brendan J. Hogan, and Jamie Hunsdale
(QubaVR, USA; Impossible Acoustic, USA)
Virtual Reality to Save Endangered Animals: Many Eyes on the Wild
June Kim and Tomasz Bednarz
(UNSW, Australia; Queensland University of Technology, Australia; Data61 at CSIRO, Australia)
Defying the Nazis VR
Dylan Southard, Elijah Allan-Blitz, Jordan Halsey, Christina Heller, and Artemis Joukowsky
(VR Playhouse, USA; A-B Productions, USA; Farm Pond Pictures, USA)
Singapore Inside Out London 2015 in VR
(iMMERSiVELY, Singapore)
Genome Gazing: A 360° Stereoscopic Animation for Google Cardboard
(Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia)
Smoke Water Fire (2016)
Avatars and Virtual Humans (Conference Papers)
08:30 – 10:00, Ballroom A/B, Chair: Eric Ragan
Rapid One-Shot Acquisition of Dynamic VR Avatars
Charles Malleson, Maggie Kosek, Martin Klaudiny, Ivan Huerta, Jean-Charles Bazin, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Mark Mine, and Kenny Mitchell
(Disney Research, UK; Edinburgh Napier University, UK; Disney Research, Switzerland; Walt Disney Imagineering, USA)
Prism Aftereffects for Throwing with a Self-Avatar in an Immersive Virtual Environment
Bobby Bodenheimer, Sarah Creem-Regehr, Jeanine Stefanucci, Elena Shemetova, and William B. Thompson
(Vanderbilt University, USA; University of Utah, USA)
Repeat after Me: Using Mixed Reality Humans to Influence Best Communication Practices
Andrew Cordar, Adam Wendling, Casey White, Samsun Lampotang, and Benjamin Lok
(University of Florida, USA; University of Virginia, USA)
Paint with Me: Stimulating Creativity and Empathy While Painting with a Painter in Virtual Reality
Lynda Joy Gerry
(University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Video Info
10:00 – 10:30
Why Streaming Will Make or Break 360 Storytelling (Panels)
10:30 – 12:00, Parkview
Motion Tracking and Capturing (Conference Papers)
10:30 – 12:00, Ballroom A/B, Chair: Regis Kopper
Optimizing Placement of Commodity Depth Cameras for Known 3D Dynamic Scene Capture
Rohan Chabra, Adrian Ilie, Nicholas Rewkowski, Young-Woon Cha, and Henry Fuchs
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
Preprint Video Info
Sweeping-Based Volumetric Calibration and Registration of Multiple RGBD-Sensors for 3D Capturing Systems
(Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany)
Preprint Video Info
Recognition and Mapping of Facial Expressions to Avatar by Embedded Photo Reflective Sensors in Head Mounted Display
Katsuhiro Suzuki, Fumihiko Nakamura, Jiu Otsuka, Katsutoshi Masai, Yuta Itoh, Yuta Sugiura, and Maki Sugimoto
(Keio University, Japan)
12:00 – 13:30
Perception and Action in Virtual Reality with New Commodity Level Equipment: What is New and Different? (Panels)
13:30 – 15:00, Parkview
Systems and Applications (Conference Papers)
13:30 – 15:00, Ballroom A/B, Chair: Pablo Figueroa
Semantic Entity-Component State Management Techniques to Enhance Software Quality for Multimodal VR-Systems
Martin Fischbach, Dennis Wiebusch, and Marc Erich Latoschik
(University of Würzburg, Germany; University of Ulm, Germany)
Enhancements to VTK Enabling Scientific Visualization in Immersive Environments
Patrick O'Leary, Sankhesh Jhaveri, Aashish Chaudhary, William Sherman, Ken Martin, David Lonie, Eric Whiting, James Money, and Sandy McKenzie
(Kitware, USA; Indiana University, USA; Idaho National Laboratory, USA)
MagicToon: A 2D-to-3D Creative Cartoon Modeling System with Mobile AR
Lele Feng, Xubo Yang, and Shuangjiu Xiao
(Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
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Emulation of Physician Tasks in Eye-tracked Virtual Reality for Remote Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Disease
Jason Orlosky, Yuta Itoh, Maud Ranchet, Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, John Morgan, and Hannes Devos
(Osaka University, Japan; Keio University, Japan; IFSTTAR, France; Augusta University, USA; University of Kansas Medical Center, USA)
15:00 – 15:30
A Perspective from the Long View: 35 Years in VR (Keynote)
15:30 – 16:30, Ballroom A/B
A Perspective from the Long View: 35 Years in VR (Keynote)
David A. Smith
(Wearality, USA)
16:30 – 17:00, Ballroom A/B

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