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Formalizing the potential of stereoscopic 3D user experience in interactive entertainment
Author(s): Jonas Schild; Maic Masuch
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Paper Abstract

The use of stereoscopic 3D vision affects how interactive entertainment has to be developed as well as how it is experienced by the audience. The large amount of possibly impacting factors and variety as well as a certain subtlety of measured effects on user experience make it difficult to grasp the overall potential of using S3D vision. In a comprehensive approach, we (a) present a development framework which summarizes possible variables in display technology, content creation and human factors, and (b) list a scheme of S3D user experience effects concerning initial fascination, emotions, performance, and behavior as well as negative feelings of discomfort and complexity. As a major contribution we propose a qualitative formalization which derives dependencies between development factors and user effects. The argumentation is based on several previously published user studies. We further show how to apply this formula to identify possible opportunities and threats in content creation as well as how to pursue future steps for a possible quantification.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 March 2015
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 9391, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXVI, 93911D (17 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2083190
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Jonas Schild, Bonn-Rhein-Seig Univ. of Applied Sciences (Germany)
Maic Masuch, Univ. Duisburg-Essen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9391:
Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXVI
Nicolas S. Holliman; Andrew J. Woods; Gregg E. Favalora; Takashi Kawai, Editor(s)

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