Addison Care Virtual/Augmented Reality Lab (Milton 155)

Date(s) - Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 am


Presenter: Phil Post, Kinesiology and Dance (KinD)

Time: 9:00am-10:00am

Location: Addison Care Virtual/Augmented Reality Lab (Milton 155)

Dr. Post will discuss and demonstrate ongoing research in the Addison Care Virtual/Augmented Reality Lab. Specifically will highlight and provide demos for the following research projects funded by Electronic Caregiver (ECG).

Focus Area One: Evaluating home safety.

Specific Aim: Test the effectiveness of virtual reality on evaluating home safety, identifying home hazards for older adults

Focus Area Two: Virtual vacations.

Specific Aim: Test the efficacy of using virtual vacations to reduce environmental stress and discomfort (i.e., cold)

Focus Area Three: Visual Search

Specific Aim: Establish proof of concept that search and rescue best practices research should be studied in immersive virtual environments.