Current Research Projects and Future Trends in Virtual and Augmented Reality - BCS

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

    Description

    The expansive revolution of VR headsets has recently introduced VR in everyday life primarily for entertainment purposes. A plethora of applications and systems however have - for some years now - been in development, focusing mostly in the use of Virtual and Augmented reality in the amelioration/enhancement of everyday activities, out-with the realm of entertainment. This lecture aims to present some of the existing projects currently undertaken at University level and their potential applications in the wider community. Future trends and projected expectations for these technologies in the next decade will also be discussed.
    Period13 Mar 2017

    Keywords

    • Virtual Reality
    • Augmented Reality
    • Simulations
    • Emerging Technologies
    • Human Computer Interaction
    • User Experience
    • Computing