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VRoom - Room-based Multi-modal User Interface

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008422D
Publication Date: 2002-Jun-13
Document File: 3 page(s) / 27K

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Related People

MITRE Technology Transfer: SUBMITTER

Abstract

Room-based Multi-modal User Interface", or the "V-Room", addresses the issue of a next-generation common operating picture by creating a three-dimensional virtual room in which to run and interact with applications. This research tries to answer if a three-dimensional, social and human environment is more effective than a two-dimensional computer desktop for people attempting to filter and absorb large quantities of information from a variety of sources.

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Room-Based Multimodal User Interface System

Developed under a three year internal MITRE Sponsored Research (MSR) Project, the Virtual Room (VRoom) is now ready for customization and technology transfer.

The VRoom MITRE Sponsored Research explored new user interface concepts taking advantage of recent advances in 3D technology. The research addressed the question of how to most naturally interact with a computer generated 3D-information space.

Initial user studies have shown that the VRoom operating environment feels natural to users. The Virtual Room provides an intuitive way to both visualize large amounts of information and interact with multiple applications in parallel.

·        Easily Organized

·        3D Environment

·        Natural Interaction

·        Intuitive Controls

<DIV align=center></DIV>Problem

·        We have explored a new visual user interface (VUI) concept with many military and civilian personnel who are enthusiastic about the advantages of a 3D environment. They challenge us to determine how to effectively empower the user to interact with a visual environment in a natural manner.

·        Our research will attempt to answer the question of how to most appropriately interact with such an information space.

·        We believe a VUI with social characteristics that is powered by intelligent information access technologies will provide an effective user-interaction environment for meeting the computing demands of the next-generation warfighter.

·        We have explored a new visual user interface (VUI) concept with many military and civilian personnel who are enthusiastic about the advantages of a 3D environment. They challenge us to determine how to effectively empower the user to interact with a visual environment in a natural manner.

·        Our research will attempt to answer the question of how to most appropriately interact with such an information space.

·        We believe a VUI with social characteristics that is powered by intel...