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Travel techniques

Before we begin to walk in virtual environment we must choose appropriate travel method. At first, we must determine if our tour will be driven by some goal of motion, where we want to transfer, or we just choose a direction of our motion. Then we must set speed/acceleration with which we will move. And finally, we must declare input conditions that specify beginning, duration and end time of travel motion.

Taxonomy of travel techniques can look like for example in this way [1].

  1. Direction/Target Selection
  2. Velocity/Acceleration Selection
  3. Input Conditions

Jan Flasar 2000-04-03