Codec Avatars

Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a body double? A virtual reality doppelganger would even be better? It might change how we interact with people from across the world. In the medical world, this could mean virtually seeing a specialist in a medical field from the other side of the world. Well, like the movie lawnmower man portraited, Facebook has been working on something with the Oculus VR headset.

This has the potential to change the world and how we interact with each other. This could be the next big step that finally takes VR technology into the mainstream.

After this, the next logical step is to map the entire body.

 

Check out more here:

https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-oculus-codec-avatars-vr/