Figure: Simulating social distancing in grocery stores.

In June 2020, Innovate UK invested £20 million to support UK businesses to focus on the emerging needs of society and industries following the Covid-19 pandemic. Body Aspect are one of 700 successful organisations to receive funding and our remit was to create a virtual reality tool for investigating social distancing in supermarkets.

You can read about the background to the project here.

And you can see the simulation we created here.

The shopping habits survey

As part of the project we have conducted a survey of over 1000 participants to find out how shopping habits have been affected by the pandemic. Some initial results are available here.

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