Virtual reality is a rapidly growing area of research. Many scholars are emphasizing its importance and creators are designing cheaper equipment to acquire it. The purpose of this research was to create a simple virtual reality mobile application that allows the user to explore a room. For this thesis, we created a robot and, with the help from a fellow researcher, we optimized the robot for this specific task. We programed the robot to move forward in small increments and to spin a platform holding a Go Pro camera. The camera sends a live stream video to an Android mobile application. The video content is duplicated on the screen. The user can place the phone in a virtual reality headset achieving the immersive effect desired.
Michael Black (Thesis Director)
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Original document was submitted as an Honors Program requirement. Copyright is held by the author.
Nelson, Jamie. (2017). Developing a Virtual Reality Android Application to Remote Explore a Room. In BSU Honors Program Theses and Projects. Item 253. Available at: http://vc.bridgew.edu/honors_proj/253
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