The workshop “Accessibility Engineering with User Models, Simulation and VR” was successfully organized in the context of the 2011 Joint Virtual Reality Conference on 21 September 2011, Nottingham UK. The workshop chaired by Manfred Dangelmaier (Fraunhofer IAO, Stuttgart, Germany), and which took place on Wednesday afternoon 21 September 2011, gathered a wide array of experts and users in the area of Simulation and Virtual Reality, and showcased relevant projects and initiatives in the area of accessible design and simulation in the areas of automotive, home, working environment, infotainment and ehealth design.
Following papers were presented:
- Dimitrios Tzovaras et al.: VERITAS – An open simulation platform for immersive and non-immersive accessibility engineering
- Sue Cobb, Belinda Lange: VR in rehabilitation – examples and challenges
- Mauro Da Lio, Mariolino De Cecco, Francesco Biral, Daniele Bortoluzzi: How do human beings move? A lesson from driver models. State of the art and ideas concerning the planning of human movements.
- Yehya Mohamad, Pradipta Biswas: Standardisation of user models for designing and using inclusive products
- Manfred Dangelmaier, Matthias Bues et al: A VR application for planning processes for nursing homes
- Christian Schönauer, Thomas Pintaric, Hannes Kaufmann: Full body motion capture a flexible marker-based solution