Developing and Evaluating Two Gestural-Based Virtual Environment Navigation Methods for Large Displays
In this paper we present two methods to navigate in virtual environments displayed in a large display using gestures detected by a depth sensor. We describe the rationale behind the development of these methods and a user study to compare their usability performed with the collaboration of 17 participants. The results suggest the users have a better performance and prefer one of them, while considering both as suitable and natural navigation methods.
KeywordsNavigation in virtual environments Gestural interaction 3DUIs
The authors are grateful to all volunteer participants. This work was partially founded by National Funds through FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology, in the context of the project PEst-OE/EEI/UI0127/2014, and by the Program “Partilha e Divulgação de Experiências em Inovação Didática no Ensino Superior Português” (84/ID/2014).
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