ShareVR: Enabling Co-Located Experiences for Virtual Reality between HMD and Non-HMD Users

  title={ShareVR: Enabling Co-Located Experiences for Virtual Reality between HMD and Non-HMD Users},
  author={Jan Gugenheimer and Evgeny Stemasov and Julian Frommel and Enrico Rukzio},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
Virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMD) allow for a highly immersive experience and are currently becoming part of the living room entertainment. [] Key Method We designed and implemented ShareVR based on the insights of an initial online survey (n=48) with early adopters of VR HMDs. We ran a user study (n=16) comparing ShareVRto a baseline condition showing how the interaction using ShareVR led to an increase of enjoyment, presence and social interaction. In a last step we implemented several…

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