Interaction in Surround Video: The Effect of Auditory Feedback on Enjoyment

  • Mirjam Vosmeer
  • Christian Roth
  • Ben Schouten
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9445)


This study investigates whether an interactive surround video is perceived as more enjoyable when there is some auditory feedback on interactive moments. We constructed a questionnaire that measured presence, effectance, autonomy, flow, enjoyment, system usability, user satisfaction and identification, filled in by two groups of respondents who had either watched an interactive movie on Oculus Rift with feedback sounds, or a version without. Our results show that users rated presence significantly lower in the feedback condition. We rejected our hypothesis, that auditory feedback would increase the perception of effectance.


Interactive cinema Video games Presence Immersion Enjoyment Flow Surround video Oculus rift 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Interaction & Games LabAmsterdam University of Applied SciencesAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Communication ScienceVU University AmsterdamAmsterdamNetherlands

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