Extended Reality & Mental Health Support

Did you know that your employees may already use extended reality (XR) tools for mental health support? Virtual, augmented and mixed reality (collectively known as XR) tools have many applications. Popular examples range from gaming to helping medical professionals train for complex procedures. However, as more experiences are created for XR technologies, mental health assessment and [...]

2022-05-03T13:49:48+00:00Published: May 2nd, 2022|Tags: , , |

What’s Happening in Inclusive XR

The PEAT team recently participated in the ITIF Policy Forum and the inaugural XRA Limitless Futures conference. At these events, we shared thought leadership and resources surrounding inclusive extended reality (XR) in the workplace. While there are many areas to pay attention to when it comes to inclusive XR, three key takeaways stand out. […]

2022-05-03T17:15:08+00:00Published: January 4th, 2022|Tags: , , |

A Future Where XR is Born Accessible

The Accessibility Playbook for Emerging Technology Initiatives In 2020, PEAT published the Accessibility Playbook for Emerging Technology Initiatives. The Playbook is a blueprint for anyone seeking to launch a successful initiative to drive the development of emerging technologies that are accessible to and inclusive of people with disabilities. The recommendations in the Playbook are based [...]

2022-03-04T14:58:54+00:00Published: December 22nd, 2020|Tags: , |

Podcast: Autonomous Vehicles Provide Mobility for All

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 11. Henry Claypool, policy consultant for the American Association of People with Disabilities, discusses the potential impacts that autonomous vehicles may have in the workplace and other areas of life. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace technology trends are [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:19+00:00Published: June 13th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Podcast: Virtual Reality and Accessible Workplace Technology

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 10. Beth Crutchfield and Jessie Haugh of Level Access discuss the accessibility issues that HR and workplace leaders should consider when using virtual and augmented reality as part of their hiring, recruiting, and retention processes. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:18+00:00Published: May 30th, 2018|Tags: , , |