InterSpace, the real world information is embedded in the shared virtual world as a combination of video and CG images. Users can ovserve and access this information by simply looking and approaching embedded images. The concept of InterSpace and a prototype system of this service are introduced." />


InterSpace: Networked Virtual World for Visual Communication

Shohei SUGAWARA  Gen SUZUKI  Yoshio NAGASHIMA  Michiaki MATSUURA  Hiroya TANIGAWA  Machio MORIUCHI  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E77-D   No.12   pp.1344-1349
Publication Date: 1994/12/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Networked Reality)
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Keyword: 
network service,  communication environment,  virtual reality,  visual communication,  cyberspace,  

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Summary: 
The many-user networked virtual world system InterSpace" is described. This system's main purpose is to enhance the user's communication activities. In InterSpace, the real world information is embedded in the shared virtual world as a combination of video and CG images. Users can ovserve and access this information by simply looking and approaching embedded images. The concept of InterSpace and a prototype system of this service are introduced.