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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

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            Abstract

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

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

            Ebbw Vale, Wales, UK
            Article
            10.14236/ewic/HCI2018.131
            d9824184-ff4f-4c6d-8e11-f0379661ad72
            © Dando et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. Proceedings of British HCI 2018. Belfast, UK.

            This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

            Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference
            HCI
            32
            Belfast, UK
            4 - 6 July 2018
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            Human Computer Interaction Conference
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            Product Information: 1477-9358BCS Learning & Development
            Self URI (journal page): https://ewic.bcs.org/
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            Electronic Workshops in Computing

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