Evaluating a modular virtual reality platform for high-skilled, high-value manual tasks in real industrial cases

Paul M. Liston, Sam Cromie, Alison Kay, Chiara Leva, Mirabelle D. D'Cruz, Harshada Patel, Alyson Langley, Sarah Sharples, Susanna Aromaa, Carlo Vizzo

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    This paper details the development and design of a Human Factors (HF) evaluation study being used to inform development iterations of the ManuVAR solution - a modular virtual reality platform to be used to support high-value manual work throughout the product lifecycle in 5 different industrial areas: terrestrial satellite assembly, assembly line design, remote maintenance of trains, inspection and maintenance of power plants, and large machine assembly process design.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationJoint VR Conference of euroVR and EGVE, 2011: Current and Future Perspectives of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality
    Subtitle of host publicationIndustrial and Poster Track
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-7603-6
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2011
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    EventJoint Virtual Reality Conference, JVRC 2011: 8th Conference and Exhibition of the European Association of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, euroVR 2011 and 17th Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments, EGVE 2011 - Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Duration: 20 Sept 201121 Sept 2011

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Symposium


    ConferenceJoint Virtual Reality Conference, JVRC 2011
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


    • augmented reality
    • human engineering
    • industry
    • maintenance
    • virtual reality
    • product-life-cycle


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