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      Motion Rail: A Virtual Reality Level Crossing Training Application

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      Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI)
      Human Computer Interaction Conference
      4 - 6 July 2018
      Virtual reality, safety training, railway crossing, education, interaction, real life scenario


            This paper presents the development and usability testing of a Virtual Reality (VR) based system named ‘Motion Rail’ for training children on railway crossing safety. The children are to use a VR head mounted device and a controller to navigate the VR environment to perform a level crossing task and they will receive instant feedback on pass or failure on a display in the VR environment. Five participants consisting of two male and three females were considered for the usability test. The outcomes of the test was promising, as the children were very engaging and will like to adopt this training approach in future safety training.


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            July 2018
            July 2018
            : 1-5
            [0001]CEMET, USW

            Treforest, Wales, UK
            [0002]Motion rail Ltd.

            Ebbw Vale, Wales, UK
            © Dando et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. Proceedings of British HCI 2018. Belfast, UK.

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            Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference
            Belfast, UK
            4 - 6 July 2018
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            Human Computer Interaction Conference

            1477-9358 BCS Learning & Development

            Self URI (article page): https://www.scienceopen.com/hosted-document?doi=10.14236/ewic/HCI2018.131
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            Electronic Workshops in Computing

            Applied computer science,Computer science,Security & Cryptology,Graphics & Multimedia design,General computer science,Human-computer-interaction
            interaction,Virtual reality,safety training,railway crossing,education,real life scenario


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