When researchers set out to improve service robots to guide blind people, they uncovered user-experience guidelines that could be helpful for everybody.
Robots are now more safe, efficient and lifelike with a CRF model that generates a correct robot response through anticipating future human actions.
The way a virtual human looks could play a major role in influencing a VR user’s emotional response, a key aspect of many job training programs.
One of the first VR research experiments done outside a lab, study shows avatars strengthen sense of virtual presence (feeling situated), helping developers better understand how and when to use them.
VR developers could incorporate symbols into their design to manipulate a user’s perception of time, leading to future applications such as jet-lag therapy.