We aim to prototype Virtual Road Safety (VRSafe), a virtual reality (VR) experience platform that allows cyclists to practice safe cycling on Singaporean roads and Park Connector Networks (PCNs).
VRSafe will require an integrated hardware and software development effort. The hardware development involves putting together a bicycle on a stationary trainer which sends cycling data to a laptop connected to a VR headset. Custom hardware also need to be devised, which includes hardware for detecting hand gestures (i.e., signalling), obtaining steering input from the handlebar and detecting braking input from the brake levers.
Software development will involve implementing the codebase for displaying the entire VR environment in the VR headset, generating interactions via processing various inputs from the bicycle, and implementing various artificial intelligence scripts for objects in the VR environment. Software also includes the creation of various art assets for the VR environment, like backgrounds from 360 video captures, as well as car, pedestrian, bicycle and PMD 3D models.
Chek Tien Tan
none yet :(
May 1, 2019, 2:13 a.m.