15 Years of Research on Redirected Walking in Immersive Virtual Environments

  title={15 Years of Research on Redirected Walking in Immersive Virtual Environments},
  author={Niels Christian Nilsson and Tabitha C. Peck and G. Bruder and Eric Hodgson and Stefania Serafin and Mary C. Whitton and Frank Steinicke and Evan Suma Rosenberg},
  journal={IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications},
Virtual reality users wearing head-mounted displays can experience the illusion of walking in any direction for infinite distance while, in reality, they are walking a curvilinear path in physical space. This is accomplished by introducing unnoticeable rotations to the virtual environment-a technique called redirected walking. This paper gives an overview of the research that has been performed since redirected walking was first practically demonstrated 15 years ago. 

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