|Virtual Tour 1.5|
|Monday, 06 November 2006 15:23|
Check the quality of the virtual environments that you can use and modify
NeuroVR is a cost-free virtual reality platform (wikipedia definition) based on open-source software (wikipedia definition). It provides the clinical professional with an easy-to-use virtual editor, which allows non-expert users to easily modify a virtual world (wikipedia definition) , according to the specific clinical needs.
NeuroVR is designed for standards compliance, performance and portability. The NeuroVR platform includes two main components, the Editor and the Player; they are implemented using open-source components that provide advanced features; this includes an interactive rendering (wikipedia definition) system based on OpenGL (wikipedia definition) which allows for high quality images.
The NeuroVR Editor is developed by customizing the User Interface of Blender, an integrated suite of 3D (wikipedia definition) creation tools available on all major operating systems, under the GNU General Public License (wikipedia definition) ; this implies that the program can be distributed even with the complete source code.
The other component is the NeuroVR Player which allows to navigate and interact with the VEs created using the NeuroVR Editor. The NeuroVR Player, leverages two major open-source projects in the VR field:
Below you can test the quality of pre-designed virtual scenes: