3/14/2016 – How advances in virtual reality will change how we work and communicate

Mar 14, 2016 Comments Off by

“People love this technology,” Bailenson says. “They love to interact with digital versions of others. What VR does is it takes all the gadgets away, it takes all of the multitasking away and you actually feel like you’re with someone. We call this social presence — you see their emotions, you see their gestures and it feels just like you’re in the room with them. It takes what is typically seen as something that’s unemotional and distant and makes it feel like somebody is right there with you.”

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