Computer-Generated 3D Virtual Environments
Xenodu offers specialist development of
3D virtual environments for use with virtual reality headsets and can have the advantage of visualising locations which are perhaps too difficult to film with a video camera and can also offer fine control over any element in the environment.
Alternatively, filming real-life 360° video environments has the advantage of providing more detailed and realistic ambiences, particularly when visualising complex social settings. This approach can also be significantly more cost-effective due to the reduced development times involved.
Some examples of our use of 3D virtual environments include simulating the experience of competing in an Olympic stadium and velodrome well before these facilities were constructed or in exploring visualisations of historical architecture for heritage projects.
For the development of virtual environments to assist NHS (National Health Service, UK) in the treatment of social phobias through controlled exposure therapy, filming real-life environments in busy social settings proved to be more suitable. Filming at different locations and at different times of day enabled simulated social experiences with various intensities and scene ambience to be introduced gradually to patients under a therapist's guidance without ever leaving the safety of the therapist's office.
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