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3D visualization of building services in virtual environment
Author(s): Matti Groehn; Mikko Laakso; Markku Mantere; Tapio Takala
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Paper Abstract

In currently on-going project we develop methods and techniques for visualizing building services in our virtual room. At first we have established a conversion and transmission path from contractor's lighting modeling software to virtual environment software. In the next phase we have defined the conversion and transmission path of computational fluid dynamics data to the virtual room and investigated suitable ways to explore and visualize it in virtual room. The goal in this partial objective is the visualization of air flow data in a photo-realistic room in such a way that a non- specialist can easily understand the behavior of air flow. Another on-going process is evaluation of new navigation techniques. Our aim is to develop navigation techniques which allow an arbitrary visitor to explore the model without guidance. This requires the adaptation and testing of different interaction equipment and methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 June 2001
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4297, Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems VIII, (22 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.430845
Show Author Affiliations
Matti Groehn, Helsinki Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Mikko Laakso, Helsinki Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Markku Mantere, Helsinki Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Tapio Takala, Helsinki Univ. of Technology (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4297:
Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems VIII
Mark T. Bolas; Andrew J. Woods; Mark T. Bolas; John O. Merritt; Stephen A. Benton, Editor(s)

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