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A virtual office environment for home office worker based on 3D virtual space

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6 Author(s)
Honda, S. ; Dept. of Instrum. Eng., Keio Univ., Yokohama, Japan ; Tomioka, H. ; Kimura, T. ; Ohsama, T.
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Describes a system that provides a “work-at-home” environment based on a virtual shared room built on a 3D graphics workstation. We realize an “awareness space” on the system to avoid the tradeoff between providing a facility for informal communication and keeping one's workspace information private from other people's awareness. Also, this system provides users with a feeling of their presence at a virtual office by using a so-called “around view” and sound effects

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Virtual Systems and MultiMedia, 1997. VSMM '97. Proceedings., International Conference on

Date of Conference:

10-12 Sep 1997