Master Thesis within Virtual Reality Usability concept study - Airbus - Manching - Wizbii

Master Thesis within Virtual Reality Usability concept study

  • Durch Airbus
  • Doktorarbeit
  • Manching (Deutschland)
  • Luftfahrt / Mechanik

Job description

Master Thesis within Virtual Reality Usability concept study

Airbus Defence and Space Manching

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Are you looking for a final year project? Would you like to discover the work within Virtual Reality? Then apply now! We look forward to you joining us at the Simulation Department.

Location: Manching
Start: Winter 2018
Duration: 3 – 6 months

The simulation department within Airbus Defence and Space develops training solutions for different military aircrafts, from Full Flight Training devices until mission, tactics or procedure training solutions.
There is an extensive interest in using VR technologies to enhance the current trainings solu-tions. Despite that a large variety of VR products on the market, implementation details in providing meaningful and satisfying solutions are still to evaluate.

Seeked profile

Tasks & accountabilities

Your exciting topic:

·  Analysis of different interaction mechanism for typical aircraft controls in an environment
·  Analysis of haptic feedback using virtual reality gloves
·  Analysis of capabilities of high resolution VR glasses
·  Enhancement of an existing virtual environment (TOR cockpit)
·  Implementation and evaluation of a testbed environment to execute human machine interfaces analysis with a test group of flight operators

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Required skills

You offer:

·  Enrolled student (m/f) within Information Technology, Engineering / Avionics, Mechanical Engineering or similar field of study

The following qualification is required for this task:

·  Programming skills under Windows using Unity
·  Basic knowledge of 3D modelling and geographic data
·  Good understanding of 3D geometry
·  English: negotiation level

You are a good team player, have excellent communication skills, and are able to work independently.
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About Airbus

Constructeur aéronautique, Airbus est aujourd’hui le leader mondial de la construction d’avions de ligne. Créé à la fin des années 1960 avec le projet A300, lancé à l’initiative de plusieurs pays européens, il fabrique des avions de 100 places (A318) à plus de 500 places (A380). Il appartient au groupe EADS, renommé « Airbus Group » en 2014, et présent sur 170 sites dans le monde. 6000 avions Airbus sont aujourd’hui en exploitation, avec une volonté du constructeur aéronautique de mettre l’accent sur la réduction de l’empreinte carbone (réduction de la quantité de CO2 produite par avion).

Airbus, dont le siège est situé près de Toulouse, compte 59 000 employés dans le monde et 15 sites principaux situés en France, Allemagne, Espagne et Royaume-Uni (ainsi que d’autres sites aux Etats-Unis, en Chine, au Moyen-Orient et au Japon).

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