As told in the press service of the University, the development will “inhabit” VR-space for any plants and fauna, creating a semblance of natural habitat of animals. Settings allow you to change their habitat, to reveal the natural characteristics of different climatic zones, from the Savannah and the tropics to Arctic latitudes. This program will allow to more clearly carry out local history tours, or, for example, school lessons.
– In the educational process the study of the environment occurs mainly with the use of books and presentation materials – explains the idea of the reserve Julia Prokudina. – VR-equipment every day becoming more accessible, and therefore adding to the available methods of program-simulator nature will allow to diversify the educational process. The study of analogues has shown that IT product in the market and in educational institutions no.
According to the young developer, but today only fragments of the program, made on technology of virtual reality. They demonstrate animal models, or only show the environment. Virtual reserve, created in Tomsk student will combine all the objects and phenomena of the surrounding world, until the sounds and weather conditions.
To run a unique project future expert in information technology plunged into biology and to study in detail the classification of living organisms, behavior of various animals, relationships, environment. And of course set the average size of the “inhabitants” of the reserve. All of them are in real relation to the person in the virtual space. In the future IT development will allow the user to create ecosystem, adding new animals, birds, plants.
the Main peculiarity and advantage of this create a scene that the user can fill any ecosystem, all animals, – says Julia Prokudina. For example, in the Arctic positioning of the brown bear and conduct a visual comparison with a polar bear. The effect of presence allows you to get an idea about the investigated object in comparison with others.