Chapter 1. History of Telepresence

  1. Oliver Schreer2,
  2. Peter Kauff2 and
  3. Thomas Sikora3
  1. Wijnand A. Ijsselsteijn

Published Online: 3 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470022736.ch1

3D Videocommunication: Algorithms, Concepts and Real-Time Systems in Human Centred Communication

3D Videocommunication: Algorithms, Concepts and Real-Time Systems in Human Centred Communication

How to Cite

Ijsselsteijn, W. A. (2005) History of Telepresence, in 3D Videocommunication: Algorithms, Concepts and Real-Time Systems in Human Centred Communication (eds O. Schreer, P. Kauff and T. Sikora), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470022736.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Image Processing Department, Einsteinufer 37, D-10587, Berlin, Germany

  2. 3

    Technical University of Berlin, Communication Systems Group, Sekr. EN1, Einsteinufer 17, D-10587 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. Human-Technology Interaction Group, Department of Technology Management, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 28 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470022719

Online ISBN: 9780470022733

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Keywords:

  • telepresence;
  • virtual environments (VEs);
  • ‘presence’ and ‘immersion’;
  • Cinerama and Sensorama;
  • head-mounted display (HMD);
  • BOOM (binocular omni-oriented monitor);
  • CAVE-style wall-projection systems;
  • telerobotic systems;
  • presence research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Art of Immersion: Barker's Panoramas

  • Cinerama and Sensorama

  • Virtual Environments

  • Teleoperation and Telerobotics

  • Telecommunications

  • Conclusion

  • References