Date(s) - Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Presenter: Phil Post, Kinesiology and Dance (KinD)
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.