Virtual and Augmented Reality for Configuring, Promoting and Servicing Household Appliances

Krzysztof Walczak , Jakub Flotyński , Dominik Strugała , Dariusz Rumiński , Mikołaj Maik , Anna Englert , Tomasz Jenek

Abstract

In this paper, we present several virtual and augmented reality systems for interactive visualization of household appliances. The presented systems can support the wholesale of series of products configured and then ordered in a manufacturers’ showroom as well as individual sales by enabling customers to visualize different versions of the products in their home setting before making a purchase decision. The system provides also training and support for servicing of household appliances. The visualization software, created with the use of the Unity3D engine, takes advantage of a wide range of visualization hardware, such as a smartphone, an HMD, and a Powerwall, to enable its use in different settings. With the use of the developed solutions, users can configure and manipulate components of virtual home appliances directly in a 3D space. The visualization software, which has been developed in cooperation with Amica S.A. – a major household appliance manufacturer in Poland, can be an important marketing element and an innovation that has the potential to attract new customers.
Author Krzysztof Walczak (WIiGE / KTI)
Krzysztof Walczak,,
- Department of Information Technology
, Jakub Flotyński (WIiGE / KTI)
Jakub Flotyński,,
- Department of Information Technology
, Dominik Strugała (WIiGE / KTI)
Dominik Strugała,,
- Department of Information Technology
, Dariusz Rumiński (WIiGE / KTI)
Dariusz Rumiński,,
- Department of Information Technology
, Mikołaj Maik (PUEB)
Mikołaj Maik,,
- Poznań University of Economics and Business
, Anna Englert (PUEB)
Anna Englert,,
- Poznań University of Economics and Business
, Tomasz Jenek - Amica S.A.
Tomasz Jenek,,
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Pages368-380
Publication size in sheets0.6
Book Trojanowska Justyna, Ciszak Olaf, Mendes Machado José, Pavlenko Ivan (eds.): Advances in Manufacturing II. Volume 1 - Solutions for Industry 4.0, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, 2019, Springer, ISBN 978-3-030-18714-9, [978-3-030-18715-6], 458 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-18715-6
Keywords in Polishwirtualna rzeczywistość, wzbogacona rzeczywistość, wizualizacja, HMD, urządzenia gospodarstwa domowego
Keywords in EnglishVirtual reality, Augmented reality, Visualization, HMD, Household appliances
DOIDOI:10.1007/978-3-030-18715-6_31
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)20
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ScoreMinisterial score = 20.0, 22-04-2020, ChapterFromConference
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