A Physiological Evaluation of Immersive Experience of a View Control Method using Eyelid EMG

Masaki Omata, Satoshi Kagoshima, Yasunari Suzuki

Abstract

This paper describes that the number of blood-volume pulses (BVP) and the level of skin conductance (SC) increased more with increasing immersive impression with a view control method using eyelid electromyography in virtual environment (VE) than those with a mouse control method. We have developed the view control method and the visual feedback associated with electromyography (EMG) signals of movements of user’s eyelids. The method provides a user with more immersive experiences in a virtual environment because of strong relationship between eyelid movement and visual feedback. This paper reports a physiological evaluation experiment to compare it with a common mouse input method by measuring subjects’ physiological data of their fear of an open high place in a virtual environment. Based on the results, we find the eyelid-movement input method improves the user’s immersive impression more significantly than the mouse input method.

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Omata M., Kagoshima S. and Suzuki Y. (2014). A Physiological Evaluation of Immersive Experience of a View Control Method using Eyelid EMG . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems - Volume 1: PhyCS, ISBN 978-989-758-006-2, pages 224-231. DOI: 10.5220/0004719102240231


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@conference{phycs14,
author={Masaki Omata and Satoshi Kagoshima and Yasunari Suzuki},
title={A Physiological Evaluation of Immersive Experience of a View Control Method using Eyelid EMG},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems - Volume 1: PhyCS,},
year={2014},
pages={224-231},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004719102240231},
isbn={978-989-758-006-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems - Volume 1: PhyCS,
TI - A Physiological Evaluation of Immersive Experience of a View Control Method using Eyelid EMG
SN - 978-989-758-006-2
AU - Omata M.
AU - Kagoshima S.
AU - Suzuki Y.
PY - 2014
SP - 224
EP - 231
DO - 10.5220/0004719102240231