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Monday, March 9 • 14:10 - 14:25
B-C-Invisibility Power: Introducing Optical Camouflage Based on Mental Activity in Augmented Reality

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Authors: Jonathan Mercier-Ganady, Maud Marchal and Anatole Lécuyer

Abstract: In this paper we introduce a novel and interactive approach for optical camouflage called "B-C-Invisibility power". We propose to combine augmented reality and Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) technologies to design a system which somehow provides the "power of becoming invisible". Our optical camouflage is obtained on a PC monitor combined with an optical tracking system. A cut out image of the user is computed from a live video stream and superimposed to the prerecorded background image using a transparency effect. The transparency level is controlled by the output of a BCI, making the user able to control her invisibility directly with mental activity. The mental task required to increase/decrease the invisibility is related to a concentration/relaxation state. Results from a preliminary study based on a simple video-game inspired by the Harry Potter universe could notably show that, compared to a standard control made with a keyboard, controlling the optical camouflage directly with the BCI could enhance the user experience and the feeling of "having a super-power".

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Jonathan Mercier-Ganady

PhD Student, Inria/INSA


Monday March 9, 2015 14:10 - 14:25
Room: Heliconia Jr. Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore

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