Substitutional Reality: Using the Physical Environment to Design Virtual Reality Experiences

  title={Substitutional Reality: Using the Physical Environment to Design Virtual Reality Experiences},
  author={Adalberto Lafcadio Simeone and Eduardo Velloso and Hans-Werner Gellersen},
Experiencing Virtual Reality in domestic and other uncontrolled settings is challenging due to the presence of physical objects and furniture that are not usually defined in the Virtual Environment. To address this challenge, we explore the concept of Substitutional Reality in the context of Virtual Reality: a class of Virtual Environments where every physical object surrounding a user is paired, with some degree of discrepancy, to a virtual counterpart. We present a model of potential… CONTINUE READING
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