Human-Computer Interaction

ViLeArn @ Digitaltag Bayern 2020

19 Jun 2020

JProf. Dr. Carolin Wienrich on the left, avatar of Prof. Dr. Marc Erich Latoschik played by Larissa Brübach on the right

The first nationwide Digital Day took place on 19.06.2020. Various events were held to discuss topics related to digitisation. The University of Würzburg and the XR Hub Bavaria also took part. JProf. Dr. Carolin Wienrich gave a short introduction on the potentials and possible risks that extended reality can offer for co-working in the future. The presentation took place in the ViLeArn platform developed by Florian Kern (M.Sc.) and Peter Kullmann (M.Sc.) in coorperation with Dr. Silke Grafe, which was then streamed via Zoom. The speakers were represented by photorealistic avatars made in the Embodiment Lab under the guidance of Andrea Bartl (M.Sc.). To point out possible dangers Prof. Dr. Marc Erich Latoschik was played by a student assistant.


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