Internet of Things Conference Cycle

The D.I.A “Perception, Interaction and Usability” researcher – PIU, Carlos Silva, participated as a guest speaker at the Internet of Things Conference Cycle, organized by the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar.
The event took place between the 12th and 14th of May, and the 14th was reserved for the theme of immersive environments and animation. On this day, presentations were made by Professor Paulo Menezes (University of Coimbra) and the directors of the award-winning animated film “The Wind Tale”, Cláudio Jordão and Nelson Martins.

The PIU researcher made a presentation entitled “Perceiving in the Virtual World: The Importance of Knowing the User for the Development of Immersive Environments.” In addition to a presentation of the work done by PIU, this lecture also focused on the research challenges in area of human perception that can help to obtain answers for the development of progressively more immersive virtual reality systems.