Keynote Speech: Innovation and Impact of Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) has rapidly emerged as one of the hottest technology surrounding us in our everyday life. VR enables us to experience vividly imaginable situations and create immersive environments that are difficult to tell between real and virtual. While the popularity of VR is ever increasing, the inspiration that VR provides us in technology innovation and futuristic creation may be far from our imagination. With VR providing a radically new technology experience to us, it opens up new avenues in an extremely wide spectrum that is not limited to science and engineering, creative arts and education, and many more. In the talk, Henry is going to share his research and development in VR over the past decades and describe some of the most current deployment of VR technology that makes changes to our way of life.