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Editor: Krause, D.; Paetzold, K.; Wartzack, S.
Author: Ilse Becker und Ville Toivonen
This case study was conducted in a car manufacturing company where they used an immersive virtual reality system when designing the production process for a brand new car model. The process was designed simultaneously with the product development. The study is based on a user interview after the process was implemented in reality. Results concider the biggest gaps between working in a virtual environment and with physical models. Also some general thoughts of virtual reality system requirements are presented.
The DFX Symposia have a track record that dates back to 1990. Since their existence the symposia have been closely connected to WDK (Workshop Design-Konstruktion) and the Design Society which emerged from WDK. After having been organised 20 times by Prof. Harald Meerkamm (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg), in 2010 a new team has taken over: The symposia will be organised by Prof. Dieter Krause (Hamburg-Harburg University of Technology), Prof. Sandro Wartzack (Friedrich-Alexander...