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Users Acting in Mixed Reality Interactive Storytelling

  • Marc Cavazza
  • Olivier Martin
  • Fred Charles
  • Steven J. Mead
  • Xavier Marichal
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2897)

Abstract

Entertainment systems promise to be a significant application for Mixed Reality. Recently, a growing number of Mixed Reality applications have included interaction with synthetic characters and storytelling. However, AI-based Interactive Storytelling techniques have not yet been explored in the context of Mixed Reality. In this paper, we describe a first experiment in the adaptation of an Interactive Storytelling technique to a Mixed Reality system. After a description of the real time image processing techniques that support the creation of a hybrid environment, we introduce the storytelling technique and the specificities of user interaction in the Mixed Reality context. We illustrate these experiments by discussing examples obtained from the system.

Keywords

Virtual World Gesture Recognition Mixed Reality Body Gesture Terminal Action 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Cavazza
    • 1
  • Olivier Martin
    • 2
  • Fred Charles
    • 1
  • Steven J. Mead
    • 1
  • Xavier Marichal
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Computing and MathematicsUniversity of TeessideMiddlesbroughUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Télécommunications et TélédétectionUniversité catholique de LouvainLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium
  3. 3.AlterfaceLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium

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