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XR Adoption in Senior Care Training: Lessons for Success from Design to Deployment

Thomas Leahy  (CTO, Embodied Labs)

Erin Washington  (Head of Product, Embodied Labs)

Location: Healthcare & Enterprise Stage

Date: Tuesday, October 15

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm

Topic: Healthcare

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

For three years Embodied Labs has been designing and deploying immersive training for the senior care industry, a rapidly growing subset of the healthcare sector. With a client and partner list of 60 companies and growing, Embodied Labs has learned countless valuable lessons about designing and deploying VR that allows healthcare staff members to embody and experience the visual, hearing and cognitive impairments that residents of aging care facilities face. In this talk, Embodied Labs co-founder Carrie Shaw shares deep industry expertise and the top ten lessons the company has learned about creating VR healthcare training that works, finding a sweet spot for pricing, designing UI and UX for non-gamers, setting clients up for success as they implement an immersive platform and much more.


By the of the presentation, attendees should have a strong or stronger understanding of: how to create VR healthcare applications that are easy for end-users to experience, how to price their VR healthcare app according to market demand, and creating a success plan for clients and partners amongst other learnings.

Intended Audience

Developers beginning their VR healthcare journey and professionals already working in healthcare who are considering adopting VR applications for their organization.