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PSCR 2020_ Prototyping 3D User Interfaces for First Responders



Katelynn A. Kapalo


Due to rapid advances in technology, first responders will eventually have access to building information, sensor data, and fire protection system data in real time. However, the presentation of this critical information has not been fully evaluated from the human performance perspective. This session will address some of the benefits and challenges of using virtual reality (VR) for prototyping 3D user interfaces. The theoretical background needed to effectively identify public safety end user needs will be introduced, along with highlights from some of the previous research efforts conducted by both PSCR and the University of Central Florida (UCF). The session will conclude with a brief discussion of current and future research directions within the PSCR User Interface/User Experience portfolio.
Conference Dates
July 28-30, 2020
Conference Location
Boulder, CO
Conference Title
PSCR Stakeholder Meeting 2020: The Digital Experience


3D User Interfaces, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, User Studies, Usability, User Experience


Kapalo, K. (2020), PSCR 2020_ Prototyping 3D User Interfaces for First Responders, PSCR Stakeholder Meeting 2020: The Digital Experience, Boulder, CO, [online], (Accessed June 15, 2024)


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Created October 21, 2020, Updated October 22, 2020