The Engineering of Mixed Reality Systems

Overview

An increasing number of systems are exploiting mixed reality but to date there are no systematic methods, techniques or guidelines for the development of such systems. In bringing together contributions on a broad range of mixed reality development issues this book provides a sound theoretical foundation for a disciplined approach to mixed reality engineering.

Divided into three parts: interaction design, software design and implementation, the first section covers generic and ...

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Overview

An increasing number of systems are exploiting mixed reality but to date there are no systematic methods, techniques or guidelines for the development of such systems. In bringing together contributions on a broad range of mixed reality development issues this book provides a sound theoretical foundation for a disciplined approach to mixed reality engineering.

Divided into three parts: interaction design, software design and implementation, the first section covers generic and specific mixed reality design elements and provides an overview of the design method; Part 2 addresses technical solutions for interaction techniques, development tools and a global view of the mixed reality software development process. The final section contains detailed case studies to highlight the application of mixed reality in a variety of fields including aviation, architecture, emergency management, games, and healthcare.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781447125228
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 2/25/2012
  • Series: Human-Computer Interaction Series
  • Edition description: 2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 450
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part 1: Interaction Design

Elements of Design
Chapter 1: An Integrated Framework for Mixed Systems
Chapter 2: A Holistic Approach to Design and Evaluation of Mixed Reality Systems
Chapter 3: Embedded Mixed Reality Environments
Chapter 4: The Semantic Environment: Heuristics for a Cross-Context Human-Information Interaction Model

Specific Design Issues
Chapter 5: Tangible Interaction in Mixed Reality Systems
Chapter 6: Designing a Mixed Reality Intergenerational Entertainment Systems
Chapter 7: Auditory-Induced Presence in Mixed Reality Environments and Related Technology
Chapter 8: An Exploration of Exertion in Mixed Reality Systems via the ‘Table Tennis for Three’ Game

Structuring the Design
Chapter 9: Developing Mixed Interactive Systems: a Model Based Process for Generating and Managing Design Solutions

Part 2: Software Design and Implementation

Technical Solutions and Interaction Techniques
Chapter 10: Designing Outdoor Mixed Reality Hardware Systems
Chapter 11: Multimodal Excitatory Interfaces with Automatic Content Classification

Platform: Prototyping, Development and Authoring Tool
Chapter 12: Management of Tracking for Mixed and Augmented Reality Systems
Chapter 13: Authoring Immersive Mixed Reality Experiences
Chapter 14: Fiia: A Model-Based Approach to Engineering Collaborative Augmented Reality

Life cycle
Chapter 15: A Software Engineering Method for the Design of Mixed Reality Systems

Part 3: Applications of Mixed Reality

Chapter 16: Enhancing Health Care Services with Mixed Reality Systems
Chapter 17: The eXperience Induction Machine: A New Paradigm for Mixed Reality Interaction Design and Psychological Experimentation
Chapter 18: MyCoach: In Situ User Evaluation of a Virtual and Physical Coach for Running
Chapter 19: The RoboCup Mixed Reality League – A Case Study
Chapter 20: Mixed Reality Prototypes to Support Early Creative Design

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