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Blending Real and Virtual Worlds Using Self-reflection and Fiducials

  • Martin Fischbach
  • Dennis Wiebusch
  • Marc Erich Latoschik
  • Gerd Bruder
  • Frank Steinicke
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7522)

Abstract

This paper presents an enhanced version of a portable out-of-the-box platform for semi-immersive interactive applications. The enhanced version combines stereoscopic visualization, marker-less user tracking, and multi-touch with self-reflection of users and tangible object interaction. A virtual fish tank simulation demonstrates how real and virtual worlds are seamlessly blended by providing a multi-modal interaction experience that utilizes a user-centric projection, body, and object tracking, as well as a consistent integration of physical and virtual properties like appearance and causality into a mixed real/virtual world.

Keywords

Mixed Reality Self-Reflection Fiducials Fish Tank Virtual Reality Interactive Virtual Art Multi-Touch 

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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Fischbach
    • 1
  • Dennis Wiebusch
    • 1
  • Marc Erich Latoschik
    • 1
  • Gerd Bruder
    • 2
  • Frank Steinicke
    • 2
  1. 1.Human-Computer InteractionUniversity of WürzburgGermany
  2. 2.Immersive Media GroupUniversity of WürzburgGermany

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