Virtual Reality - A Research Perspective on Real-World Applications Monday, 21 October 2019 from 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Streaming Location
Wellness Learning Theater
Session Type
Learning Experience

Organizations and industries around the world are beginning to use virtual reality (VR). From education and training to empathy and perspective taking, the possibilities are endless. In this session, Tobin Asher from the Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford University will walk you through not only what virtual reality is but why and when you might want to utilize its unique affordances. You will explore research and case-studies about VR through real-time VR demos, and perhaps you may even get some inspiration for how you can begin incorporating this technology into your work.

Key Takeaways:

  • Boost your understanding of Virtual Reality and how it is being applied.

  • Experience Virtual Reality through real-time demos and learn more about the creative research that is being done by Stanford University.


Portrait photo of Tobin Asher Tobin Asher
Associate Director of Global Partnerships, Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Stanford University


Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality

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