TransparentHMD: revealing the HMD user's face to bystanders

@article{Mai2017TransparentHMDRT,
  title={TransparentHMD: revealing the HMD user's face to bystanders},
  author={Christian Mai and Lukas Rambold and M. Khamis},
  journal={Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia},
  year={2017}
}
While the eyes are very important in human communication, once a user puts on a head mounted display (HMD), the face is obscured from the outside world's perspective. This leads to communication problems when bystanders approach or collaborate with an HMD user. We introduce transparentHMD, which employs a head-coupled perspective technique to produce an illusion of a transparent HMD to bystanders. We created a self contained system, based on a mobile device mounted on the HMD with the screen… Expand
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