An Augmented Reality System for the Treatment of Acrophobia: The Sense of Presence Using Immersive Photography

  title={An Augmented Reality System for the Treatment of Acrophobia: The Sense of Presence Using Immersive Photography},
  author={M. C. J. Lizandra and R. Ba{\~n}os and C. Botella and D. P{\'e}rez and M. A. Raya and C. Aranda},
  journal={PRESENCE: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments},
  • M. C. J. Lizandra, R. Baños, +3 authors C. Aranda
  • Published 2006
  • Computer Science
  • PRESENCE: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments
  • This paper describes an augmented reality (AR) system for the treatment of acrophobia. First, the technical characteristics of the original prototype are described. Second, the capacity of the immersive photography used in the AR system to provoke sense of presence in users is tested. Forty-one participants without fear of heights walked around a staircase in both a real environment and an immersive photography environment. Immediately after their experience, participants were given the SUS… CONTINUE READING
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