20 February 2012 Stereoscopic desktop VR system for telemaintenance
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Tele-cooperation for maintenance is usually supported by synchronous audio but only asynchronous video exchange when only limited bandwidth is available. We present an alternative approach for such a collaborative maintenance task. By utilizing techniques and technologies from Augmented Reality (AR) applications our approach can provide a synchronous shared visual context for the collaborators without a direct video link but through a Desktop VR system. To increase the spatial presence of the remote expert we employ stereoscopic displays. The effectiveness of a stereoscopic 3D system for orientation and localization was evaluated in an abstract experiment. In a more practical experiment the stereoscopic VR system was also evaluated by automobile mechanics. The benefits of stereoscopic Desktop VR systems were shown in both experiments.
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Michael Kleiber, Michael Kleiber, Bastian Weltjen, Bastian Weltjen, Julia Förster, Julia Förster, "Stereoscopic desktop VR system for telemaintenance", Proc. SPIE 8288, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIII, 828803 (20 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.906684; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.906684


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