OVR Technology Is Creating Olfactory Virtual Reality for Health Care, Education and Training

January 15, 2020

A key collaborator who has helped guide development of the Architecture of Scent is Albert “Skip” Rizzo, a research professor at the University of Southern …

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Good Cop, Good Cop: Can VR Help to Make Policing Kinder?

January 9, 2020

As police forces in the US and elsewhere wrangle with accusations of bias and brutality, a quiet effort is underway using VR to boost empathy …

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Is Seeing Still Believing? The Deepfake Challenge to Truth in Politics

January 8, 2020

This report from The Brookings Institution’s Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technology (AIET) Initiative is part of “AI Governance,” a series that identifies key governance and …

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Deepfakes: Informed Digital Citizens are the Best Defense Against Online Manipulation

January 7, 2020

Deepfakes, a specific form of disinformation that uses machine-learning algorithms to create audio and video of real people saying and doing things they never said or did, …

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Can Smell-O-Vision Save VR?

December 13, 2019

Consumers have been slow to purchase VR headsets, largely due to price and limited content. But several start-ups are making devices that will give people …

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How Virtual Reality is Being Used to Heal

December 11, 2019

For more than twenty years, Skip Rizzo, a clinical psychologist and the director for medical virtual reality at theUniversity of Southern California’s Institute for Creative …

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