The Korea’s VR market

Waiting for a virtual reality revolution

For those looking to overcome a fear of heights, the first step may now involve donning a virtual reality (VR) headset. The next step is a little scarier: a walk along the edge of a virtual skyscraper, or even a leap off the side. But the experience allows users to get used to being up high without the accompanying risks – and makes it easier next time they have to do something like drive over a bridge or ride a glass elevator. This was the case for dozens of participants from Korea, Germany, Russia and the United Arab Emirates as part of Samsung Electronics’ “Be Fearless” campaign earlier this year, where 87.5 percent saw their fear of heights reduced after four weeks of training. ….[READ]

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