The Institute for Media Innovation (IMI), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) was pleased to host the 11th ACM SIGGRAPH International Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry (VRCAI 2012), from 2-4 December 2012 at the Nanyang Executive Centre (NEC) on the NTU campus. As a joint conference of SIGGRAPH ASIA 2012, VRCAI 2012 has taken place just after SIGGRAPH Asia 2012.

This year, VRCAI 2012 has proposed a very rich program composed of:

  • A tutorial on autonomous Virtual Humans and Social Robots for 3D Telepresence
  • An industrial workshop
  • Two keynote speeches by Dr ZHANG Zhengyou from Microsoft and Prof Yoshifumi KITAMURA from Tohoku University in Japan
  • 12 sessions of Full papers,10 sessions of short papers, and 8 posters
  • A visionary panel on the next possible impact of VR
Papers have been selected among 115 submissions by an International Program Committee following a strict peer review. 30 full papers and 26 short papers have been selected for the Conference.