The VR illusion that makes you think you have a spider’s body
July 29, 2019 5:39 PM Subscribe
The next big thing in gaming could be using VR to believably inhabit non-humanoid bodies:
Virtual reality offers the unique possibility to experience a virtual representation as our own body. In contrast to previous research that predominantly studied this phenomenon for humanoid avatars, our work focuses on virtual animals. In this paper, we discuss different body tracking approaches to control creatures such as spiders or bats and the respective virtual body ownership effects.
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