Presentation on theme: "Immersive Virtual Reality"— Presentation transcript:
1 Immersive Virtual Reality Jeremy Bailenson Department of Communication Stanford University Virtual Human Interaction Lab
2 Virtual Reality as a Communication Medium Define VR, discuss central conceptsDo people treat virtual people like real people: Use personal space as metricVirtual reality application: Person Recognition
3 Structure of Research Hardware Engineering Computer Graphics User PsychologyExperiments
4 Collaborators Stanford Undergraduates Stanford Graduate Students/ Megan Miller Andrew Orin Nicole Lundblad Julia Hu Claire Carlson Aaron Sullivan Boyko Kakaradov Hassan Adubu Josh Ainslie Adriean De La Mora Jon Shih Jaireh Tecarro Sam Warburg Kathryn RickertsenJerry YuStanford Graduate Students/Post DocsNick YeeKayur PatelRobby RatanHunter GehlbachUCSB Faculty/Post DocsAndy BeallJim BlascovichJack LoomisMatthew TurkRosanna GuadagnoStanford FacultyShanto IyengarCliff Nass
7 VR in the Real World Expensive Rare Clunky Poor Fidelity but… Getting Better!
8 What is VR? William Gibson: ‘consensual hallucination’ Jaron Lanier: ‘new post-symbolic paradigm which circumvents representation with a direct experience’
9 Digital Immersive Virtual Environment Technology
10 Technical Specifications Optical tracking for translation (x,y,z)Accelerometer for rotation (pitch, yaw, roll)Microphone tracks mouth movements (open, closed)Head Mounted Display (1280X1024 in each eye, 60 degrees diagonal Field of View)
11 Technical Specifications WorldVizImmersive virtual reality turnkey system solutionsSpecialized on universities & researchersProductsVizard 2.17 software for creating real-time interactivity in 3D worldsPPT 1.2 optical precision position tracker
28 Virtual Human Status/Politeness Effects TutorStranger
29 Application: Virtual Reality and Police Lineups
30 Application: Virtual Reality and Police Lineups Who Stole the Wallet? Who is the suspect?Currently in US, 90 percent of lineups are fromPhotographs taken at a single angle(not like the television shows)
31 Application: Virtual Reality and Police Lineups
32 Thank you! Virtual Human Interaction Lab http://vhil.stanford.edu
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