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Virtual Reality Conference, IEEE (2013)
Lake Buena Vista, FL USA
Mar. 18, 2013 to Mar. 20, 2013
ISSN: 1087-8270
ISBN: 978-1-4673-4795-2
pp: 121-122
Niels C. Nilsson , Aalborg Univ. Copenhagen A.C., Copenhagen, Denmark
Stefania Serafin , Aalborg Univ. Copenhagen A.C., Copenhagen, Denmark
Rolf Nordahl , Aalborg Univ. Copenhagen A.C., Copenhagen, Denmark
Walking-In-Place interaction techniques seem particularly useful in relation to immersive virtual environments where the user's movement is greatly constrained by a limited physical space. However, current techniques may not be particularly useful in combination with head-mounted displays since many users unintentionally move forward while walking in place. We refer to this phenomenon accidental movement as Unintended Positional Drift. The poster presents evidence of the phenomenon's existence and subsequently discusses different design solutions which potentially could circumvent the problem.
Legged locomotion, Virtual environments, Conferences, Visualization, Analysis of variance, Software

N. C. Nilsson, S. Serafin and R. Nordahl, "Unintended positional drift and its potential solutions," 2013 IEEE Virtual Reality (VR), Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA, 2013, pp. 121-122.
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