The use of virtual environments in education and research has increased due to the covid pandemia, because students need to develop skills that are acquired in physical laboratories. For this reason, this research presents the design of a virtual reality (VR) didactic module of electro-pneumatics FESTO™ cylinders developed in Unity 3D™ software, which allows the manipulation of pneumatic systems within the simulation. The virtual environment works synchronously with the real module, transmitting instructions using the Constrained Application Protocol (CoaP) to a Raspberry PI card that controls the real pneumatic system. This type of application allows students to perform practices with greater freedom and without restrictions, and without the need to be in a laboratory to use the required equipment and resources.
|Title of host publication||Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Computer Graphics - 8th International Conference, AVR 2021, Proceedings|
|Editors||Lucio Tommaso De Paolis, Pasquale Arpaia, Patrick Bourdot|
|Publisher||Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH|
|Number of pages||16|
|State||Published - 2021|
|Event||8th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics, AVR 2021 - Virtual, Online|
Duration: 7 Sep 2021 → 10 Sep 2021
|Name||Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)|
|Conference||8th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics, AVR 2021|
|Period||7/09/21 → 10/09/21|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
The authors recognize the supported bringing by Universidad Tecnica de Ambato (UTA) and their Research and Development Department (DIDE) under project CONIN-P-256-2019.
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- Constrained Application Protocol (CoaP)
- Pneumatic systems
- Virtual environment
- Virtual reality systems