JackIn Space: Supporting the Seamless Transition Between First and Third Person View for Effective Telepresence Collaborations
Aug. 2015 - Mar. 2017
The University of Tokyo, Rekimoto Lab.
Traditional telepresence systems only supported first person view and users had difficulty in recognizing the surrounding situation of the remote workspace. The JackIn Space concept addresses this problem by seamlessly integrating first person view with third person view. With a head-mounted first person camera and multiple depth sensors installed in the environment, the surrogate user’s first person view smoothly changes to the out-of-body third person view, and the user who connects to the surrogate user can virtually look around the environment. The user can also dive into the other remote user’s first person view to look at the environment from the different perspective.
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