Museum is now a good experimental field of VR technology. In this paper, several museum exhibits which utilized latest VR technology which include “High resolution VR” supported by sophisticated image environment such as IPT ( immersive projection technology ), and “real world VR” supported by mobile technology such as wearable computers are introduced. Interaction design for these kind of novel exhibits is also discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michitaka Hirose
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  1. 1.Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST)The University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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