South Korean mom has tearful VR ‘reunion’ with dead daughter

South Korean mom has tearful VR ‘reunion’ with dead daughter

South Korean broadcaster Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) made this possible for mom Jang Ji-sung, who lost her seven-year-old daughter to blood-related diseases three years ago, Reuters reports.In emotional video footage shared by MBC, Jang wears virtual reality goggles and stands in front of a green screen.

Woman’s Deceased Daughter “Resurrected” in VR: Unethical or the Future?

Woman’s Deceased Daughter “Resurrected” in VR: Unethical or the Future?

It’s impossible to know how much of this was rehearsed, what Jang really feels or whether this is ultimately a good or bad thing for her personally.It’s not the first time the idea of creating a digital avatar of a deceased person.

‘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.

Research: Augmented reality can help cardiologists with complex procedures

Research: Augmented reality can help cardiologists with complex procedures

Jihye Jang, a PhD Candidate at the Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (MR) Centre at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, and colleagues assessed AR's potential to help cardiologists visualise myocardial scarring in the heart while they perform ventricular tachycardia ablation or other electrophysiological interventions.

Augmented reality may assist cardiologists plan and perform complex procedures

Augmented reality may assist cardiologists plan and perform complex procedures

Jihye Jang, a PhD Candidate at the Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (MR) Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and colleagues assessed AR's potential to help cardiologists visualize myocardial scarring in the heart as they perform ventricular tachycardia ablation or other electrophysiological interventions.