Wednesday, October 5, 2016

VR helps people experience what it's like to have autism


One of the ways VR can be used is to put viewers in the shoes of another person.  Autism Simulator is a VR experience that helps viewers experience what it's like to have autism. 
The app was developed for SPOSA Bratislava, a not-for-profit Slovak organization to support those with autism.  SPOSA hopes that the app will help parents of autistic children get a glimpse of what their children might feel, and to help employers at trade fairs have a better understanding of autistic job candidates.

The app is available for free for the HTC Vive here and for Oculus Rift in the Oculus store (under Concepts).