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A Few Reasons Why You Should Not Be Skeptical Of Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality, or VR for short, is a fast growing area of the technology sector. In fact, adoption levels are now higher than at any other point in history. That being stated, this advanced technology still experiences a significant amount of critics that are skeptical of its real world applications. In essence, many consumers are under the false impression that VR can only be used as an entertainment vehicle, specifically as a video game enhancement. This sentiment limits VR’s appeal to the general public, which is an absolute shame because it is far more than a simple gaming related technology.

Virtual Reality now has the capability to expand across a wide range of industries and practical applications. The good news is that the VR industry is now beginning to alter its public perception by demonstrating both its adaptability, and potential to change the way we carry out particular procedures for the better. The following information will provide you with a few reasons why you should not be skeptical of Virtual Reality.

VR In The World Of Education

One of the most important areas where Virtual Realty can make a significant difference is in the world of education. We are now living in a day and age where remote education is fast becoming a viable choice for a plethora of students. VR provides students with the ability to attend both classes and lectures from the comforts of their own homes with an entirely new approach. Virtual Reality is a highly immersive experience that is far more conductive to learning than simply watching a remote feed. In essence, VR breaks down the physical barriers of remote education, which in essence no longer makes it remote since it feels like an “in person” experience.

VR In The World Of Medicine

Virtual Reality technology has now developed to the point that it provides a unique opportunity for Doctors to stimulate medical procedures. This is can incredibly useful for practicing and perfecting new procedures prior to performing them on patients. It is also incredibly useful for young doctors to practice standard medical procedures in order to gain experience in a realistic, yet safe and risk-free setting.

VR In The World Of Architecture And Urban Planning

The architecture and urban planning sectors have begun to embrace Virtual Reality in order to build far more detailed renderings that lead to far more accurate decisions. For example, if you put a designer in a VR experience, they can actually walk around the building just like they would in the real world. That means you can touch and feel things unlike drawing with a CAD system. In essence, architects and designers can physically see things that they would have otherwise missed in any other design related format even though the building has yet to be constructed.

VR In The World Of Entertainment

Last but certainly not least, Virtual Reality has the ability to open up new and exciting avenues in the entertainment sector that go above and beyond video games. For example, a great deal of people simply cannot afford the current exorbitant prices to attend sporting events and concerts, or they may not be geographically feasible. The good news is that VR is solving this problem by allowing consumers to take part in a shared remote attendance experience. VR headsets even provide participants with the ability to talk to friends or even strangers that are also “attending” the sporting even or concert.

In conclusion, Virtual Reality is not only hear to stay, it is expanding its reach on a daily basis. In fact, newly accessible VR systems are delivering amazing results across a vast variety of industries throughout the world. The possibilities are virtually endless. However, you do need to keep an open mind. You also need to keep in mind that at one point in time consumers were also skeptical of personal computers.


-Josh Leventhal

Spread The Word Marketing

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