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February 4, 2014 AT 5:00 am

Gender Swap Virtually with BeAnotherLab’s Machine To Be Another

The Machine To Be Another from BeAnotherLab via dezeen.com

Gender Swap is an experiment that uses themachinetobeanother.org/ system as a platform for embodiment experience (a neuroscience technique in which users can feel themselves like if they were in a different body). In order to create the brain ilusion we use the immersive Head Mounted Display Oculus Rift, and first-person cameras. To create this perception, both users have to synchronize their movements. If one does not correspond to the movement of the other, the embodiment experience does not work. It means that both users have to constantly agree on every movement they make.

See more at themachinetobeanother.org


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