A software application framework for developing immersive virtual reality experiences in health domain

@article{Wang2017ASA,
  title={A software application framework for developing immersive virtual reality experiences in health domain},
  author={Yifan Wang and Kiran Ijaz and Rafael Alejandro Calvo},
  journal={2017 IEEE Life Sciences Conference (LSC)},
  year={2017},
  pages={37-30}
}
Producing immersive virtual reality (VR) experiences for health is time consuming and expensive. Software application frameworks that combine design patterns and components have shown to be a way to reduce development costs and improve quality. This paper introduces VR-Rides, an object-oriented application framework for creating VR experiences that combines exercise equipment and panorama images. The framework employs Unity as the engine to connect and handle communications between different… CONTINUE READING