The Human Computer Interaction and Virtual Reality Lab (University of Peloponnese): overview and current challenges

Angeliki Antoniou, Costas Vassilakis, Anastasios Theodoropoulos, George Lepouras
Proceedings of the “Cultural informatics research and applications: State of the art and open challenges” workshop, within the Euromed 2018 Conference, 2018,

The Human-Computer Interaction and Virtual Reality Lab, at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Peloponnese, aims to conduct high quality research in areas related to the analysis, design, develop-ment, and evaluation of HCI and VR systems and applications, and in parallel to support the teaching requirements of the department in the respective field. Over the last years the HCI-VR lab particularly focuses on Cultural Heritage and de-velops technologies primarily for spaces of cultural heritage that cover the diverse needs of heterogeneous audiences providing holistic visitor experience. The HCI-VR lab is actively participating in National and European projects on Cultural Heritage, such as FP7 Experimedia (, H2020 CrossCult ( and multiple projects from the National Strategic Reference Framework.

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