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Virtual Notepad: handwriting in immersive VR

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3 Author(s)
I. Poupyrev ; IS Lab., Hiroshima Univ., Japan ; N. Tomokazu ; S. Weghorst

We present Virtual Notepad, a collection of interface tools that allows the user to take notes, annotate documents and input text using a pen, while still immersed in virtual environments (VEs). Using a spatially-tracked, pressure-sensitive graphics tablet, pen and handwriting recognition software, Virtual Notepad explores handwriting as a new modality for interaction in immersive VEs. This paper reports details of the Virtual Notepad interface and interaction techniques, discusses implementation and design issues, reports the results of initial evaluation and overviews possible applications of virtual handwriting.

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Virtual Reality Annual International Symposium, 1998. Proceedings., IEEE 1998

Date of Conference:

18-18 1998