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Session Name Immersive Medical Care with VR/AR and Virtual Humans
Speaker(s) Arno Hartholt
Company Name(s) USC Institute for Creative Technologies
Track / Format Innovation
Overview VR/AR offers unique capabilities for health related research and treatment, not only because it allows interactive, multisensory, immersive environments tailored to a patient's needs, but also because it allows clinicians to control, document, and measure patient responses. A notable example is 'Bravemind', a VR exposure therapy tool used to assess and treat PTSD. VR/AR can be combined with virtual human technology to create powerful experiences. Virtual humans, autonomous agents who interact with real humans both verbally and non-verbally, can benefit the medical field in numerous areas, including training and education. In this session, examples will be discussed in terms of their design, development and effectiveness.

VRDC Fall 2017

Arno Hartholt

USC Institute for Creative Technologies

free content

Innovation

Virtual / Augmented Reality


UBM Tech