Virtual reality driver training and assessment system

Citation

Ni, Rui, inventor. Wichita State University, assignee. Virtual reality driver training and assessment system. United States patent U.S. 10,825,350. 2020, November 3.

Abstract

A virtual reality (VR) based driving simulation system and method provides hazard perception training and testing. Some embodiments use a personal computing device (e.g., smartphone), a head-mounted VR headset, and a Bluetooth-connected push button keypad or other user input device. An immersive, 3D simulator enables users to experience and learn from hazardous scenarios without risking injury. Performance by a user in perceiving a hazard is compiled as a metric in a user profile stored on a server, and continued training and testing can be conducted with updated scenarios supplied by the server in accordance with the metric associated with a user.

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WSU inventors: Rui Ni, Dept. of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Application No. 15/935,452 filed March 26, 2018. Patent No: U.S. 10,825,350 granted November 3, 2020
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