Manipulation of field of view for hand-held virtual reality

Jane Hwang, Jaehoon Jung, Jeonghyun Kim

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Abstract

Today, hand-held computing and media devices are commonly used in our everyday lives. This paper assesses the viability of hand-held devices as effective platforms for "virtual reality." Intuitively, the narrow field of view of hand-held devices is a natural candidate factor against achieving an effective immersion. In this paper, we show two ways of manipulating the visual field of view (perceived or real), in hopes of overcoming this factor. Our study has revealed that when a motion-based interaction was used, the FOV perceived by the user (and presence) for the small hand-held device was significantly greater than the actual. The other method is to implement dynamic rendering in which the FOV is adjusted depending on the viewing position and distance. Although not formally tested, the second method is expected to bring about higher focused attention (and thus immersion) and association of the visual feedback with one's proprioception. The paper demonstrates the distinct possibility of realizing reasonable virtual reality even with devices with a small visual FOV and limited processing power through multimodal compensation. Keywords: Computer Interface, Human Factors, Virtual Reality, Hand-held.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Pages1204-1211
Number of pages8
Volume4282 LNCS
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 1
Event16th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence, ICAT 2006 - Hangzhou, China
Duration: 2006 Nov 292006 Dec 1

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume4282 LNCS
ISSN (Print)03029743
ISSN (Electronic)16113349

Other

Other16th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence, ICAT 2006
CountryChina
CityHangzhou
Period06/11/2906/12/1

Keywords

  • Computer interface
  • Hand-held
  • Human factors
  • Virtual reality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Theoretical Computer Science

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    Hwang, J., Jung, J., & Kim, J. (2006). Manipulation of field of view for hand-held virtual reality. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) (Vol. 4282 LNCS, pp. 1204-1211). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 4282 LNCS). https://doi.org/10.1007/11941354_125