Advertisement

GaZone: VR Image Browsing System Providing Feelings of Happiness

  • Sho SugimotoEmail author
  • Hisashi MiyamoriEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11863)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose GaZone, a system providing happiness through unusual immersive experiences surrounded by their favorite images. GaZone provides a function to search images on the Web and easily collect them in the VR environment realized by the head mounted display. The user immerses in the unusual environment surrounded by many images suited to their preference, resulting in experiencing the happiness that cannot be obtained by the conventional systems. From the user study, it was confirmed that users felt happiness and their hearts were moved by being surrounded by their favorite things.

Keywords

Happiness Image search Possession Virtual reality Entertainment 

Notes

Acknowledgment

A part of this work was supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 18K11557.

References

  1. 1.
    Asuka, S., Tetsu, N.: An intuitive placing system for virtual collection cases. EC2017 (2017)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Hoffman, H.G., Patterson, D.R., Seibel, E., Soltani, M., Jewett-Leahy, L., Sharar, S.R.: Virtual reality pain control during burn wound debridement in the hydrotank. Clin. J. Pain 24(4), 299–304 (2008)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Knutson, B., Rick, S., Wimmer, G.E., Prelec, D., Loewenstein, G.: Neural predictors of purchases. Neuron 53(1), 147–156 (2007)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Masao, S., Shigehiro, O.: Research frontiers on subjective well-being. Kanjou shinrigaku kenkyuu 21(2), 92–98 (2014).  https://doi.org/10.4092/jsre.21.92CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Mitsuru, M.: Proposal of framework of value standard in entertainment computing research. In: Entertainment Computing Symposium 2018 proceedings, vol. 2018, pp. 57–64, september 2018. (in Japanese)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Patterson, D., Hoffman, H., Palacios, A.G., Jensen, M.: Analgesic effects of posthypnotic suggestions and virtual reality distraction on thermal pain. J. Abnorm. Psychol. 115(4), 834 (2006)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Shotaro, I., Kazuki, T., Yoshifumi, K.: Development of “VR Safari Park” using the explorative interface with metaphor of world tree and blocks. EC2017 (2017)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Sugimoto, S.: Gazone: VR image browsing system providing feelings of happiness (2018). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yD7g1eQ76_s
  9. 9.
    Thomson, J., Tredennick, H., Barnes, J.: The Nicomachean Ethics. Penguin Classics, Westminster (2004). https://books.google.co.jp/books?id=iBoqmEvavawC Google Scholar

Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Frontier InformaticsGraduate School of Kyoto Sangyo UniversityKyoto-shiJapan

Personalised recommendations