Proposer : Alexandra Covaci, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
Visit Dates: 21 May- 31 May 2013
The teams included Alexandra Covaci from Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania. Franck Multon, and Marwan Badawi, who are with IRISA/INRIA/Université de Rennes 2/Insa de Rennes/CNRS, Campus Universitaire de Beaulieu, Rennes, France.
Context and aim
• Implementation of a free-throw simulator
– user-friendly interface
– modular program
– learning platform for people
• Increasing the quality and speed of learning
• Developing motor skills
• Multidisciplinary work
– Computer science, Virtual reality, Sports science, Biomechanics
• Immersia in VISIONAIR project was a unique chance to address the problem
• Basketball free throw involves
– large spaces (requiring large screens),
– high speeds (requiring high-speed tracking facilities)
– high accuracy (requiring accurate motion capture facilities).
• Technical facility gives the possibility to evaluate if immersive environments are promising means to improve physical performance.
– Many papers demonstrate that this type of environment improves motivation
– It is still difficult to demonstrate a real improvement of the physical skills with such a technology.
• Next step of this project is to more clearly analyze how to involve such an approach
– in a real learning process and with low cost systems.