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What is virtual reality?

Virtual Reality (VR), similar to augmented reality, creates a completely immersive experience. VR is a living, interactive virtual world where things can resemble their real life counterparts in both appearance and behavior. When virtual reality is used to replicate real life situations, is it called Mirrored Reality. 

uses for virtual reality

Gaming — Perhaps best known for its applications in the gaming industry, AR has certainly enhanced entertainment.

Medical — Augmented reality has been especially valuable to healthcare professionals, especially nurses and surgeons.

Military — Soldiers have found AR helmets and programs to be valuable training tools to help prepare for combat.

Maintenance and Repair — Mechanics and technician crews can learn how to disassemble and reassemble parts and machinery using a superimposed images.

Marketing — From cosmetics to furniture, companies are starting to use AR for advertising purposes.

Education — Some lucky students now get to learn using AR technology.

Food Service — Restaurants, like KFC, are starting to train their employees how to fry chicken and prepare other kinds of foods through AR.

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articles about virtual reality

We’re fascinated how people are employing virtual reality to create innovative solutions to today’s problems. Read some our articles to learn how VR technology is employed in each industry. 

Pros of VR Tech

Explore the world from your couch. There’s no shame in being a homebody. You can “see” the world from the comfort of your own home. 

Training and planning. VR allows for safe, risk-free training before you do experience the real scenario. Feel free to make mistakes!

Immediate Feedback. You’ll get accurate feedback on your skills and performance as soon as the simulation is over. If you’re training how to safely operate a weapon like a gun, the program can measure your reaction time.

Cons of VR tech

Invasive of privacy. Just like most technology, the data stored in VR systems may be at risk to hacking. 

Missing in action. It’s easy to get sucked into the world of your dreams, but it’s important to remember that it can’t replace the need for human interaction or healthy communication skills. 

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