Immersive Industrial Process Environment from a P&ID Diagram

  • Víctor H. Andaluz
  • Washington X. Quevedo
  • Fernando A. Chicaiza
  • Catherine Gálvez
  • Gabriel Corrales
  • Jorge S. Sánchez
  • Edwin P. Pruna
  • Oscar Arteaga
  • Fabián A. Álvarez
  • Galo Ávila
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10072)


This work presents the development of an interactive and intuitive three-dimensional Human Machine Interface, based on Virtual Reality, which emulates the operation of an industrial plant and contains a two-dimensional Human Machine Interface for control and monitoring a process of one or more variables, applying the concept of user immersion in the virtual environment. The application is performed by using Computer Aided Design software and a graphics engine. Furthermore, experimental results are presented and discussed to validate the proposed system applied to a real process of a plant.


Industrial virtual interface Unity Flow control 



The authors would like to thanks to the Consorcio Ecuatoriano para el Desarrollo de Internet Avanzado -CEDIA- for financing the project “Tele-Operación Bilateral Cooperativo de Múltiples Manipuladores Móviles – CEPRAIX-2015-05”, and others Institutions like the Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE and the Universidad Técnica de Ambato for the technical and human support to develop this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Víctor H. Andaluz
    • 1
    • 2
  • Washington X. Quevedo
    • 1
  • Fernando A. Chicaiza
    • 1
  • Catherine Gálvez
    • 1
  • Gabriel Corrales
    • 1
  • Jorge S. Sánchez
    • 1
  • Edwin P. Pruna
    • 1
  • Oscar Arteaga
    • 1
  • Fabián A. Álvarez
    • 1
  • Galo Ávila
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPESangolquíEcuador
  2. 2.Universidad Técnica de AmbatoAmbatoEcuador

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