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A Demonstration of the ASAP Realizer-Unity3D Bridge for Virtual and Mixed Reality Applications

  • Jan KolkmeierEmail author
  • Merijn Bruijnes
  • Dennis Reidsma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10498)

Abstract

Modern game engines such as Unity make prototyping and developing experiences in virtual and mixed reality environments increasingly accessible and efficient, and their value has long been recognized by the scientific community as well. However, these game engines do not easily allow control of virtual embodied characters, situated in such environments, with the same expressiveness, flexibility, and generalizability, as offered by modern BML realizers that generate synchronized multimodal behavior from Behavior Markup Language (BML). We demonstrate our integration of the ASAP BML Realizer and the Unity3D game engine at the hand of an Augmented Reality setup. We further show an in-unity editor for BML animations in the same system.

Keywords

BML SAIBA Virtual agents Unity Virtual reality Mixed reality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Kolkmeier
    • 1
    Email author
  • Merijn Bruijnes
    • 1
  • Dennis Reidsma
    • 1
  1. 1.Human Media InteractionUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

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