Virtual cockpit simulator

Juhani Viitaniemi, Timo Määttä, Klaus Pekonen, Jari Helminen

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    Abstract

    The implemented virtual cockpit simulator consisted of seat, driving wheel, control buttons and joysticks, tricking system and head mounted display. The controls were selected depending on the simulator application. A personal computer was used for control data acquisition and transferring data to graphic workstation. Specialised simulation software with a virtual reality module was used to create the virtual environment application. The simulator was used for ergonomics and safety analysis of machine cockbits by simulating the work cycles and the machine operation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationNew measurements, challenges and visions
    Subtitle of host publicationISMCR'97 Topical Workshop on Virtual Reality and Advanced Man-Machine Interfaces
    EditorsJouko Halttunen, Reijo Tuokko
    Place of PublicationHelsinki
    PublisherFinnish Society of Automation
    Pages127-131
    Volume9B
    ISBN (Print)952-5183-03-3
    Publication statusPublished - 1997
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    EventXIV IMEKO World Congress: New Measurements - Challenges and Visions - Tampere, Finland
    Duration: 1 Jun 19976 Jun 1997

    Conference

    ConferenceXIV IMEKO World Congress
    CountryFinland
    CityTampere
    Period1/06/976/06/97

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    Viitaniemi, J., Määttä, T., Pekonen, K., & Helminen, J. (1997). Virtual cockpit simulator. In J. Halttunen, & R. Tuokko (Eds.), New measurements, challenges and visions: ISMCR'97 Topical Workshop on Virtual Reality and Advanced Man-Machine Interfaces (Vol. 9B, pp. 127-131). Finnish Society of Automation.