Is Virtual Reality Real or Still Virtual? – Times of San Diego Features Talk by Arno Hartholt

Published: April 5, 2016
Category: News

A story in the Times of San Diego notes that ICT’s Arno Hartholt will take part in“Virtual Reality — Real Or Still Virtual?”, a half-day conference on April 22, sponsored by the Asian Heritage Society and San Diego Press Club on the campus of the University of San Diego.
Hartholt will join leading experts in the field as they explore how virtual reality is used in narration, not only in covering news events but in providing historical perspective, how it is already being used in the operating room and tackling psychological problems such post-traumatic stress, and how it already is on the way to replacing teachers in the classroom. Opportunities will be available to experience virtual reality firsthand, as well.
The story notes that Hartholt, an ICT computer scientist, is the project leader for Integrated Virtual Humans group, including applications for tackling post-traumatic stress;