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Virtual Reality for Elderly Users
Episode 791st March 2022 • UX Soup • Strategy Analytics UX Innovation Practice
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Join Lisa, Diana, and Chris as they discuss research from CHI 2021, where elderly participants co-created a virtual reality platform over a three year period. The team discuss the interesting learnings from this study such as is presence a priority in VR? What value did avatars add to elderly users' experiences of social interactions online and what can we learn from this research effort in the future? In condensed soup, find out the teams' aspirations for their own avatars.

Avatar-Mediated Communication in Social VR: An In-Depth Exploration of Older Adult Interaction in An Emerging Communication Platform

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