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IMPRO: IMMERSIVE PROTOTYPING IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS FOR INDUSTRIAL DESIGNERS

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 June 2020

S. Stadler*
Affiliation:
TUMCREATE Ltd, Singapore
H. Cornet
Affiliation:
TUMCREATE Ltd, Singapore
D. Mazeas
Affiliation:
TUMCREATE Ltd, Singapore
J.-R. Chardonnet
Affiliation:
Arts et Métiers ParisTech, France
F. Frenkler
Affiliation:
Technical University of Munich, Germany

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Computer-Aided Design (CAD) constitutes an important tool for industrial designers. Similarly, Virtual Reality (VR) has the capability to revolutionize how designers work with its increased sense of scale and perspective. However, existing VR CAD applications are limited in terms of functionality and intuitive control. Based on a comparison of VR CAD applications, ImPro, a new application for immersive prototyping for industrial designers was developed. The user evaluations and comparisons show that ImPro offers increased usability, functionality, and suitability for industrial designers.

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