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Functional Empathy

VR teaches empathy to better the customer-provider relationship

Implications - Though VR has long been a platform used to enhance empathy for various human experiences, it is now able to transform that empathy beyond simply understanding others, and into informative tools. Used to improve everything from doctor-patient interactions to accessible design, this use of empathy-evoking VR takes the relatively shallow benefit of simply recognizing another's perspective, and turns it into a functional tool to enhance user experience – offering a new perspective on VR's potential in market research.
Workshop Question — How can your brand employ empathy as a component of its market research practices, for the purpose of improving customer experience and interactions?
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Death-Simulating VR Experiences
Death-Simulating VR Experiences
Embodied Labs Wants to Use VR to Teach Empathy to Caregivers
Virtual reality has the ability to transport users into countless worlds and different lives, but Embodied Labs is looking to do the opposite with its death-simulating VR experience. Based in Los... MORE
Dementia-Focused VR Tools
Dementia-Focused VR Tools
The Virtual Reality Empathy Platform Helps Architects Design Inclusively
The built environment has a huge impact on how people with either physical or cognitive disabilities live on a day-to-day basis, and the new Virtual Reality Empathy Platform is a tool to make it... MORE
VR Sensory Overload Simulators
VR Sensory Overload Simulators
This Video Gives Viewers Insight On The Reactions Of Autistic Kids
In a campaign that hopes to inform people on the experiences of autistic kids, this virtual reality video gives users a first-hand perspective on what they may experience on a daily basis. Autism... MORE
VR Safety Training
VR Safety Training
The Royal Mail Trains Its Postal Workers on the Dangers of Dog Attacks
From virtual reality entertainment to VR safety training, the computer-generated environment has definitely become a practical tool for industries. One of the latest successful uses of the... MORE
play_circle_filled Interpersonal VR Experiences
Interpersonal VR Experiences
Talespin's Virtual Human Technology Improves Empathy & Communication
A growing number of businesses are adopting virtual reality to train employees in a risk-free environment and while these simulations can significantly improve a person’s ability to perform... MORE
play_circle_filled Empathetic VR Training Tools
Empathetic VR Training Tools
Embodied Labs Helps Users Understand Life from Patients' Perspective
Embodied Labs is a virtual reality training tool that serves as a powerful lesson in empathy for students and professionals within the healthcare industry. The emotions a patient experiences while... MORE

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