Avatar Machine is a wearable system which replicates the aesthetics and visuals of third person gaming, allowing the user to view themselves as a virtual character in real space via a head mounted interface. The system potentially allows for a diminished sense of social responsibility, and could lead the user to demonstrate behaviors normally reserved for the gaming environment.
This film was produced in association with the Design Museum, London as part of the 2009 Designers in Residence programme.
With thanks to Philips Plastics phillipsplastics.co.uk/
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