Immersive Edition of Multisensory 360 Videos
The current technologic proliferation has originated new paradigms concerning the production and consumption of multimedia content. This paper proposes a multisensory 360 video editor that allows producers to edit such contents with high levels of customization. This authoring tool allows the edition and visualization of 360 video with the novelty of allowing to complement the 360 video with multiple stimuli such as audio, haptics, and olfactory. In addition to this multisensory feature, the authoring tool allows customizing individually each of the stimuli to provide an optimal multisensory user experience.
A usability evaluation has revealed the pertinence of the editor, where it was verified an effectiveness rate of 100%, only one help request out of 10 participants, and positive efficiency. Satisfaction-wise, results equally revealed high level of satisfaction as the average score was 8.3 out of 10.
KeywordsVirtual reality Multisensory 360 video Interactive edition
This work was also partially supported by the project “DOUROTUR, Turismo e Inovação Tecnológica no Douro/NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000014” financed by the North Portugal Regional Operational Programme (NORTE 2020), under the PORTUGAL 2020 Partnership Agreement, and through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). All the works were conducted at INESC TEC’s MASSIVE VR Laboratory.
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