The protection and inheritance of cultural heritage and intangible cultural heritage are very important to the development of culture. Due to the continuous innovation of technology, the inheritance and innovation of handicrafts tend to be dynamic and diversified. The application of virtual reality technology in many fields also brings more possibilities for the inheritance and development of handicrafts. This topic attempts to summarize the possibility of applying virtual reality technology in handicrafts, and summarize the forms that different categories can use in virtual reality, such as: in virtual space Interactive inheritance mode of "teaching-training" skills; product development of 3D simulation technology; VR, AR, MR visual experience and interactive animation creation (intangible cultural heritage exhibition hall, museum display, game design), etc. The most important thing is to select the elements and pain points of the audience and other user groups to carry out targeted interaction design, establish an easy-to-use interactive experience, and help the audience to better understand and experience the charm of "intangible cultural heritage" culture. Through analyzing stakeholders, users' behavior, and users' experience, mining users' interaction experience needs, forming collaborative innovation, building users-centered system design, and promoting the application of virtual reality technology in cultural heritage. Integrating the application of virtual reality in handicrafts and analyzing users' information, establishing system design, and enhancing the integration of technology and art, can bring more opportunities for the inheritance and innovation of handicrafts, increase the number of audiences, and bring more experience.
Yijing Li, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, United Kingdom