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A PC-based driving simulator using virtual reality technology

Kang, H. S. and Jalil, M. K. A. and Musa, M. (2004) A PC-based driving simulator using virtual reality technology. Proceedings VRCAI 2004 - ACM SIGGRAPH International Conference on Virtual Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry . pp. 273-277.

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Abstract

Driving simulators are frequently used for vehicle system development, human factor study, and vehicle safety research by enabling the reproduction of the actual driving environments in a safe and tightly controlled environment. Recent development of powerful desktop computer workstations can now support the computational requirement of small to medium-scale driving simulators. The driving simulator for this research is developed using PC-based workstations that are capable of producing high fidelity graphics at reasonable cost. The VR-based simulator gives a driver on board the impression that he drives an actual vehicle by predicting vehicle motion caused by the driver input and feeding back the corresponding visual, motion, audio and proprioceptive cues to the driver. This research is intended to provide a test bed for simulating driving related task using virtual reality technology.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Real-Time Vehicle Simulation; Vehicle Dynamic Model; Visual Database
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:7082
Deposited By: Mohamad Ali Duki
Deposited On:30 Apr 2009 01:28
Last Modified:30 Apr 2009 01:28

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