Redirected Spaces: Going Beyond Borders

Proceedings of IEEE Virtual Reality (VR) (Demo) - 2018
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Real walking in virtual reality (VR) is a promising locomotion technique since it offers multi-modal feedback to the user. Unfortunately, the virtual environment (VE) is limited by the available space in the physical world. So far, several techniques were developed to overcome this problem, e.g. redirected walking (RDW) and the use of impossible spaces. RDW subtly manipulates the viewpoint of the user to reorient her walking direction. Impossible spaces are based on subtle changes of the VE to reuse the same physical space for different virtual spaces. In this research demonstration, we show how these two approaches of redirected walking and impossible spaces can be combined. In particular, for our implementation we focus on the use of curved corridors that benefits both methods.

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  author       = "Langbehn, Eike and Lubos, Paul and Steinicke, Frank",
  title        = "Redirected Spaces: Going Beyond Borders",
  booktitle    = "Proceedings of IEEE Virtual Reality (VR) (Demo)",
  year         = "2018",
  url          = ""

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