In this event, we will explore the latest applications of VR for communication and memory.
7:00pm - Arrival (light refreshments)
7:30pm - Lecture commences
8:30pm - Lecture finishes (optional Q&A afterwards)
9:00pm - Close
Virtual reality (VR) is a rapidly evolving technology with the potential to revolutionize the way we communicate and connect with each other. In this event, we will explore the latest applications of VR for communication and memory. Alex Eckford will discuss how VR can be used to create shared experiences between people who are physically apart, and how VR can be used to help people connect with their memories. During the presentation (technology permitting).
Alex will demonstrate a couple of different models of VR headsets, explaining the key features of each headset, such as the resolution, field of view, and tracking capabilities. This event is for anyone who is interested in the future of VR and its potential applications. Whether you are a computer scientist student, IT professional, a healthcare professional, or simply someone who is curious about VR, we hope you will join us for this exciting event!
About the speaker
Alex is the Principal Technical Officer, Department of Psychology, Sport and Geography at the University of Hertfordshire. Alex previously worked across several forms of media, including web, TV, communications and live events. He has been working with virtual reality and 3D scanning technology for ten years.
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This event is brought to you by: BCS Hertfordshire branch