Virtual and Augmented Reality - 1st International Edition of the Textbook Published

After two successful German-language editions of the textbook "Virtual and Augmented Reality" with over 400 thousand chapter downloads to date, the first international edition under the English title "Virtual and Augmented Reality - Foundations and Methods of Extended Realities (XR)" was recently published, also by Springer.

The comprehensive textbook offers a scientifically sound and at the same time practical introduction to Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR). Readers receive both theoretical basics and practical tips for the realisation of VR/AR systems and applications. Building on scientific foundations, this textbook covers topics such as perceptual aspects of VR/AR, VR/AR input and output devices, interaction techniques for virtual worlds, real-time aspects of VR/AR systems and the authoring of VR/AR applications. It also provides a wide collection of case studies. Sample applications and visuals for use in courses are also available for download at