Ziv Schneider | Research Fellow ITP New York University
From reconstruction of crime scenes, immersive journalism, storytelling, gaming, manufacturing, education to clinical assessment, Augmented and Virtual Reality has been discussed and experimented with for many applications in the past couple of years. New software and hardware products are being launched every other day, which makes the landscape hard to map out. Big companies like Samsung, Sony, Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft are investing in new immersive systems but how these systems will be used, and the changes that the technology will make to our the day-to-day lives is still a matter of speculation. While gamers are warming up their trigger fingers for a new level of immersive gaming, and the field of entertainment will be transformed by the changes, the use cases in other industries could be just as transformative.
In this Connectedreams' panel, we will be exploring use cases of Virtual Reality for good. Panelists will share their experience and knowledge gained working with the mediums.
Topics we hope to cover in this Groupinar: