Virtual Reality Infographics
Getting your head around the Metaverse and alternate realities isn’t an easy challenge so here are some simple infographics to help simplify the wonderful world or virtual reality.
The Reality Scale
The VR Experience Scale
The VR Immersion Scale
In their paper ‘A Grounded Investigation of Game Immersion’ Emily Brown and Paul Cairns define three phases of immersion and six barriers of entry.
Virtual Reality Theories of Presence
In recent years there have been a number of attempts to describe how the state of presence is created in virtual reality.
The below graphic depicts two theories: Kent Bye’s ‘Elemental Theory of Presence‘, and the ‘Perceptual Theory of Presence’. The two theories have been anchored by Mel Slater’s two illusions of presence: place illusion (PI) and plausibility illusion (Psi)