最近話題のHMD(ヘッドマウントディスプレイ) Oculus Rift を使用した不思議な感覚が味わえるデモ。相手と同じ動作を行い、没入型のHMDで見ることで、まるで入れ替わったかのような錯覚になる。
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. Through out this experiment, we aim to investigate issues like Gender Identity, Queer Theory, feminist technoscience, Intimacy and Mutual Respect.
Acknowledgement to SPECS (Synthetic, Perceptive, Emotive and Cognitive Systems Group) Pompeu Fabra University, Master of Digital Arts Pompeu Fabra Barcelona and Fablab Barcelona