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Is VR Safe for Kids?

A simple guide for parents and giant companies

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One of my sons is turning 12 soon, a year away from the “official” age for most VR devices. I’ve been working in AR & VR (aka XR) for 30 years now, more recently helping to start billion-dollar products like the HoloLens and more. I should be keenly aware of any potential dangers of VR for kids, shouldn’t I?

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Avi Bar-Zeev

Avi Bar-Zeev

XR Pioneer (30+ years), co-founded projects at Microsoft (HoloLens), Apple, Amazon, Keyhole (Google Earth), Linden Lab (Second Life), Disney (VR), XR Guild

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