VR for non-gamers

Virtual reality and augmented reality: here’s how they could be used beyond gaming

Virtual reality technologies have been around for decades. But in recent months magazines have been flooded with promises that VR is about to take off. We’ve reached new levels of hype about VR this year, mainly led by consumer headsets and gaming platforms.Facebook’s Oculus Rift, PlayStation’s ‘Project Morpheus’ headset and HTC Vive are all set to hit the shops in the first half of 2016, all primarily aimed at gamers. What is VR? Firstly it might be useful to define precisely what virtual reality is. Virtual reality technologies are all about creating a virtual world that users can interact with via computer simulations of 3D images or environments in a seemingly physical way – using equipment like headsets or gloves ….[READ]

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