South Korean mother meets daughter who died of illness again via VR

The documentary “I Met You” was broadcast on South Korea’s MBC television on February 6,media kotaku reported. The documentary tells the story of South Korean mother Jang Ji-sung, a mother of four who sat her 7-year-old daughter Nayeon in 2016. Now Ji-sung has seen her daughter in heaven again through advanced VR technology.

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The VR team used Nayeon’s images and sounds to dynamically capture her look and sound, which took eight months to create the VR interactive scene in the documentary.

South Korean mother meets daughter who died of illness again via VR

When Jang Ji-sung wears a VR headset and VR touch gloves, he stands in the green curtain area of the staff and enters the illusory outdoor forest park. In the presence of her husband and other children, Jang Ji-sung saw his daughter Nayeon again, in tears. But Jang Ji-sung couldn’t touch Nayeon and could only talk to her daughter. The father, who was standing aside, and Nayeon’s siblings also cried. Jang Ji-sung then played in the park with her daughter Nayeon and celebrated her birthday.

South Korean mother meets daughter who died of illness again via VR

South Korean mother meets daughter who died of illness again via VR

South Korean mother meets daughter who died of illness again via VR

South Korean mother meets daughter who died of illness again via VR

South Korean mother meets daughter who died of illness again via VR

South Korean mother meets daughter who died of illness again via VR

South Korean mother meets daughter who died of illness again via VR

South Korean mother meets daughter who died of illness again via VR