Monday, July 03, 2017
Making VR Accessible for People with Physical Disabilities
makezine.com: Virtual Reality seems to be pursuing two diametrically opposed goals at the same time. To make the physical interface match our real life as much as possible, and to make the virtual presentation take us away from real life. Think about it a bit. The end goal of virtual reality hardware is simply to fully immerse your very real body into the virtual environments, where you can do things you can’t do in real life. This fervor filled push toward precise tracking and absolute recreation of our body movements is leaving people with physical disabilities behind.