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Make My Machine Feel

April 5, 2017

Technology is apparently speed ramping our humanity. VR has received the accolade as the ultimate empathy machine. It’s been a game changer in the field of healthcare and medicine, providing controlled, simulated settings. In the process, helping trauma victims, assisting doctors in performing surgery and enhancing the healing process. The immersion in a VR headset provides a powerful, immersive environment.

And what about a virtual human? Holograms are being used to provide a new dimension to sharing and inclusiveness. New Dimensions in Testimony, made by the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) and the Shoah Foundation, has 12 Holocaust survivors as responsive holograms who share their real stories and interact with audiences in classrooms, lectures and museums.

Read the full article on Campaign Asia.