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Alternative display and interaction devices
Author(s): Mark T. Bolas; Ian E. McDowall; R. X. Mead; Eric R. Lorimer; Jim E. Hackbush; Christian Greuel
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Paper Abstract

While virtual environment systems are typically thought to consist of a headmounted display and a flex-sensing glove, alternative peripheral devices are beginning to be developed in response to application requirements. Three such alternatives are discussed: fingertip sensing gloves, fixed stereoscopic viewers and counterbalanced headmounted displays. A subset of commercial examples that highlight each alternative is presented, as well as a brief discussion of interesting engineering and implementation issues.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 March 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2409, Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems II, (30 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.205863
Show Author Affiliations
Mark T. Bolas, Fakespace, Inc. (United States)
Ian E. McDowall, Fakespace, Inc. (United States)
R. X. Mead, Fakespace, Inc. (United States)
Eric R. Lorimer, Fakespace, Inc. (United States)
Jim E. Hackbush, Fakespace, Inc. (United States)
Christian Greuel, Fakespace, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2409:
Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems II
Scott S. Fisher; John O. Merritt; Mark T. Bolas, Editor(s)

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