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Session Name Making the Invisible, Visible: Immersive VR and Fostering Environmental Awareness in the Global Oil Industry
Speaker(s) Erik Horn, Isabel Mogstatd
Company Name(s) Fair Worlds, EDF
Track / Format Innovation
Overview Methane emissions are invisible and odorless, a difficult problem to both communicate and solve, yet it accounts for a quarter of the warming we're experiencing today. Enter the Environmental Defense Fund's virtual "Methane CH4llenge." Informed by peer-reviewed science, and developed in collaboration with oil and gas experts, Fair Worlds, an immersive XR agency, and the EDF created an experience that takes users into a digitally-simulated wellsite to show the ease and efficiency of controlling key sources of methane emissions. In this session, Isabel Mogstad (EDF) and Erik Horn (Fair Worlds) will talk through the 6 month process that brought this VR experience to life, how it was viewed by a US Senator, and how one of the largest publicly traded oil and gas companies is exploring the integration of the experience into their VR lab.

XRDC 2018

Erik Horn

Fair Worlds

Isabel Mogstatd

EDF

free content

Innovation

Virtual / Augmented Reality


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