GET Lab’s PhD candidate and research associate at ‘VR for Well-Being’ group, Ali Najm, and GET Lab’s PhD Student, Christos Hadjipanayi, participated at the 2nd International Conference on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies – IMET 2022 (imet.cyens.org.cy). IMET, a conference Co-Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, is dedicated to the exploration of current practices in the use of emerging and interactive technologies. IMET 2022 was held in Limassol on 4-7 Octomber 2022.
Ali Najm presented theshort paper “The Virtual Touch Toolkit: An Interactive Media Mobile Application for Promoting Well-Being through Affective and Social Touch”. This paper presents the “Virtual Touch Toolkit”, an exergame bundle of a newly developed smartphone application for mental health that promotes selfdiscovery by focusing on social, affective touch. You can view the paper here.
Christos Hadjipanayi presented the paper “The Use of Storytelling in Virtual Reality for Studying Empathy: A Review”. This paper presents a review focuses on the use of storytelling in immersive Virtual Reality (VR) for studying empathy. You can view the paper here.
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