Alumni veterans experience virtual reality advances firsthand

By July 3, 2015Newswires

Group sees the latest from USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies — and how that technology can help the military

By Orli Belman

As veterans, they’ve seen the challenges faced by the military up close. At a tour of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT), the USC alumni veterans saw firsthand how virtual reality can help the soldiers in real life.

Ted Willis ’01 saw right away how the technology could be useful. Willis — chair of the  USC Alumni Veterans Network (USCAVN), newly formed to connect and empower Trojan veterans — was commissioned as an officer and stationed aboard the U.S.S. Constitution after graduating from USC’s Naval ROTC program.

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