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Concurrent sharing of an avatar body by two individuals in virtual reality

10 Nov 2020


Humans prioritize movement of a shared body over their own movements

Two participants were embodied within a shared avatar in virtual reality. Movements of the shared avatar were the average of the participants' movements. They were asked to reach a target via the shared body. In the results, avatar's hand movements were straighter and less jerky than those of the participants. Thus, humans prioritize the movement of a shared body over their own movements. A shared body can be a new collaboration method in the future.

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TUT website: Press release

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