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Meet the Avatars

Meet the Avatars / Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
[Place of publication not identified] : Australian Broadcasting Corporation, [2017]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2019.
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1 online resource (1 video file (57 min., 29 sec)) : sound, color.
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Originally released by Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2017.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on May 23, 2019.
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Imagine you could make a copy of a loved one. A digital clone with a life of its own — their avatar. That’s the dream of biomechanical engineer Dr. Jordan Nguyen, and he says we have the technology to do it right now in the form of virtual reality. VR might be thought of as a way to play games, but asNguyen discovers, it’s so much more. VR is being used to face phobias, to combat trauma, and—in the case of one Newcastle man—to help reverse the effects of a catastrophic spinal injury.
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Films on demand.
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September 04, 2019
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Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
9 - 12, Academic/AP
Virtual Reality (1:45); Psychology of VR (6:14); PTSD and VR (3:42); Phobias and VR (4:02); Empathy and VR (5:24); Muscle Wasting and VR (4:31); Dark Side of VR (5:33); Interactive Digital Clones (5:35); Avatar Creation (7:19); Beginning an Avatar (8:06); Miquel's Avatar (4:48); Credits: Meet the Avatars (0:01);
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188127 Infobase
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Firm)

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