‘Maybe it’s a real paradise’: Mother reunited with dead seven-year-old daughter in virtual reality

‘Maybe it’s a real paradise’: Mother reunited with dead seven-year-old daughter in virtual reality

Virtual reality technology has enabled a grief-stricken mother to be reunited with her dead daughter in South Korea , according to a documentary.The tearful moment Jang “met” her daughter again was captured in the documentary.

Watch a Mother Reunite With Her Deceased Child in VR

Watch a Mother Reunite With Her Deceased Child in VR

Rather than letting startups offer the public the chance to interact with virtual versions of their dead loved ones — undoubtedly at a cost — maybe we can make the technology available only to people who’ve submitted to a screening with a psychologist.

A grieving mother meets her deceased daughter in VR in this tragic, unsettling documentary

A grieving mother meets her deceased daughter in VR in this tragic, unsettling documentary

A South Korean TV documentary that aired on Feburary 6 depicts Jang Ji-sung, mother of four, donning a headset, haptic gloves, and meeting a virtual recreation of her daughter Nayeon.A 10-minute excerpt from the documentary, shared by Middle East Broadcasting Company, shows Jang Ji-sung meeting the virtual effigy for the first time.