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Demonstration of a Virtual Reality Driving Simulation Platform
  DOI :  10.2352/ISSN.2470-1173.2020.9.IQSP-039  Published OnlineJanuary 2020
Abstract

A virtual reality (VR) driving simulation platform has been built for use in addressing multiple research interests. This platform is a VR 3D engine (Unity © ) that provides an immersive driving experience viewed in an HTC Vive © head-mounted display (HMD). To test this platform, we designed a virtual driving scenario based on a real tunnel used by Törnros to perform onroad tests [1] . Data from the platform, including driving speed and lateral lane position, was compared the published on-road tests. The correspondence between the driving simulation and onroad tests is assessed to demonstrate the ability of our platform as a research tool. In addition, the drivers’ eye movement data, such as 3D gaze point of regard (POR), will be collected during the test with an Tobii © eye-tracker integrated in the HMD. The data set will be analyzed offline and examined for correlations with driving behaviors in future study.

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Mingming Wang, Anjali Jogeshwar, Gabriel J. Diaz, Jeff B. Pelz, Susan Farnand, "Demonstration of a Virtual Reality Driving Simulation Platformin Proc. IS&T Int’l. Symp. on Electronic Imaging: Image Quality and System Performance XVII,  2020,  pp 39-1 - 39-7,  https://doi.org/10.2352/ISSN.2470-1173.2020.9.IQSP-039

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