Adi Robertson writes about the PathoGlyph Wavelength prototype device: “Based on a Samsung Gear VR paired with an IV drip, an electrode array, and some other tubes I don’t quite understand, it looks like someone described the basic concept of virtual reality to a mad scientist and let them loose in a hospital. … The PathoGlyph Wavelength produces something White calls “empathic immersion,” the emotional version of a simulated virtual landscape. If virtual reality hijacks our eyes to show us the world through someone else’s, the Wavelength hijacks the whole nervous system. In other words, it actually controls how you respond to what you see, hear, and touch.”

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