virtual reality

To better understand another, try walking a mile in their…video? Virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree video have made impactful contributions to immersive storytelling over the last decade. Both have come to be known as “empathy machines,” due to their ability to afford the viewer the perspective of another. They have…

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Posted: October 21, 2021

Virtual reality (VR) technology and applications have exploded over the past several years, with estimates of VR growing to a $160 billion industry by 2023. Academic research on virtual reality is also common, but what insights can be gleaned from this large body of work? A new study by a…

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Posted: July 31, 2019

As the world seems to become more divided, many are searching for ways to bring cultures together and build understanding and cultural sensitivity. Communication practitioners and researchers are experimenting with the use of media technology to build bridges across cultural differences. Virtual reality is a promising way to help people…

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Posted: March 27, 2017