SVR-R (tentative)

SVR-R (tentative)

Sayuri Ohashi, Taku Ota, Ryu Nakagawa

Concept/Creative Direction: Ryu Nakagawa
Programming/System Direction: Sayuri Ohashi
Technical support: Taku Ota


In this demo, users experience a virtual earthquake in a Bhutanese rammed earth house, a traditional Bhutanese house. Using PC-based virtual reality set, HTC Vive Pro and Vive Tracker units, this demo allows users to move freely and touch objects, and learn how to mitigate and evacuate an earthquake.



Demonstration at Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Royal Government of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan, Oct, 2018 [ > ]


Published Paper

  • A Virtual Reality Content for Disaster Mitigation Education in Bhutan, Sayuri Ohashi, Taku Ota, Ryu Nakagawa, TE Tech. Rep., vol. 42, (no. 12) 145 – 148, 03 [ > ]

Supported by

  • This research was supported by Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) / Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).