Computer Graphics
TU Braunschweig

Mitigation of Cybersickness in Immersive 360° Videos


Mitigation of Cybersickness in Immersive 360° Videos

We investigate the mitigation of cybersickness in 360° videos, a phenomenon caused by the visually induced impression of ego-motion while being physically at rest. We evaluate the effectiveness of scene modulations to reduce motion in the peripheral visual field by deliberately blurring or opaque occluding eccentric view areas of up to ten degrees. Our results indicate that both methods effectively reduce cybersickness in pre-recorded 360° video with the dynamic opaque occlusion method yielding best results.


Author(s):Colin Groth, Jan-Philipp Tauscher, Nikkel Heesen, Steve Grogorick, Susana Castillo, Marcus Magnor
Published:to appear
Type:Article in conference proceedings
Book:IEEE Virtual Reality Workshop on Immersive Sickness Prevention (WISP)
Presented at:IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (VR) 2021
Project(s): Preventing Motion Sickness in VR  Immersive Digital Reality 


@inproceedings{groth2021mitigation,
  title = {Mitigation of Cybersickness in Immersive 360\textdegree  Videos},
  author = {Groth, Colin and Tauscher, Jan-Philipp and Heesen, Nikkel and Grogorick, Steve and Castillo, Susana  and Magnor, Marcus},
  booktitle = {{IEEE} Virtual Reality Workshop on Immersive Sickness Prevention ({WISP})},
  organization = {{IEEE}},
  year = {2021}
}

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