Virtual Bogie: Exhibition System to Understand Mechanism of Bogie with Digital Display Case

  • Tomohiro TanikawaEmail author
  • Hirosi Ohara
  • Ryo Kiyama
  • Takuji Narumi
  • Michitaka Hirose
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9173)


We aim to construct a digital display case system that effectively conveys background information about an exhibited object, and introduce our system into museum exhibition rooms. In this paper, we present a digital display case system that enables viewers to interact with an exhibited artifact in a manner that conveys its dynamic mechanism more easily than conventional approaches. Based on a field trial at a museum, we report visitors’ observations, reviews from museum curators, and a detailed evaluation and discussion of the system.


Digital display case Digital museum Dynamic mechanism Virtual reality 



This research is supported by publicly-offered project “Mixed Reality Digital Museum” of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan. The authors would like to thank all the members of our project. Especially curators from the Railway Museum.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomohiro Tanikawa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hirosi Ohara
    • 1
  • Ryo Kiyama
    • 1
  • Takuji Narumi
    • 1
  • Michitaka Hirose
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Information Science and TechnologyThe University of TokyoBunkyo-ku, TokyoJapan

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