Developing a Functional User Interface for VR Simulations within Agricultural Equipment Contexts

DOI 10.7160/aol.2024.160102
No 1/2024, March
pp. 15-22

Brabec, M., Benda, T., Benda, P., Šimek, P., Havránek, M. and Lohr, V. (2024) "Developing a Functional User Interface for VR Simulations within Agricultural Equipment Contexts", AGRIS on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 15-22. ISSN 1804-1930. DOI 10.7160/aol.2024.160102.


This study investigates the optimization of VR simulation interfaces for agricultural machinery, emphasizing the critical role of skill development and targeted education in enhancing agricultural efficiency. By utilizing eye-tracking technology, the research evaluates user experience (UX) across two menu designs - panel and radial -in VR settings. Results highlight the significance of intuitive menu design in facilitating user navigation and information access, with the panel menu outperforming the radial menu in usability. Despite some preferences for the radial menu's features, the panel menu is favored for its user-friendly design and ease of access, particularly in agricultural simulations. The findings suggest that effective VR interface design, supported by focused training, can significantly improve operational efficiency in agriculture.


UI, VR, Eye-tracking, panel menu, radial menu, usability, UX, agriculture.


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