Author Archives: EVR

Facebook just revealed its ultimate vision for virtual reality — and how hard it’ll be to get there

Facebook just revealed its ultimate vision for virtual reality — and how hard it’ll be to get there Link has text below: Right now, virtual reality like Facebook’s Oculus Rift lets users feel like they’re walking around with dinosaurs or battling space aliens, magically transporting them to other worlds.  But the company’s grand vision for VR […]

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ER – Empathy Reality, today and tomorrow.

The need to have empathy as you design technology for older adults has never been greater than today.  The growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented in the history of the United States. Two factors; longer life spans and aging baby boomers.  These two factors will combine to double the population of Americans […]

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The most advanced wearable camera in the world!

Founded in 2010, Pivothead has set the standard for imaging performance,  innovation and style in the realm of eyewear embedded cameras. Before terms such as “wearable tech” and “smart glass” ever entered the common lexicon, Pivothead launched the world’s first 1080p video recording glasses with four unique models and 16 distinct styles comprised of various […]

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Measuring Empathy in Virtual Reality by Julie Krohner

This is a great article by Julie Krohner! Here is the link to this article:  Link to article Measuring Empathy in Virtual Reality Walking in Another’s Shoes, Redefined. At a recent conference, I was presented with one of the most intriguing questions I’ve had as a social scientist — how can we qualify that virtual reality triggers […]

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Generating empathy through virtual reality

Twitter share Facebook share Tumblr share Email share feature Increasingly, NGOs, games designers and filmmakers are using virtual reality to build support for social causes. Rachel Segal Hamilton finds out how and asks them what questions this raises… How do you get a middle-class office worker living a comfortable life in London or New York […]

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